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ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC LIBRARY COLLECTIONS IN ENUGU STATE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENNT GOALS (MDG) IN NIGERIA

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………i
Approval Page…………………………………………………………………………………………………………ii
Certification…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….iii
Dedication……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….iv
Acknowledgements…………………………………………………………………………………………………v
Table of Contents……………………………………………………………………………………………………vi
List of Tables……………………………………………………………………………………………………………ix
Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………x
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
Background of the study………………………………………………………………………………….1
Statement of the programme………………………………………………………………………..10
Purpose of the study………………………………………………………………………………………11
Research question………………………………………………………………………………………….12
Significance of the study…………………………………………………………………………………12
Scope of the study…………………………………………………………………………………………..15
CHAPTER TWO: LITRATURE REVIEW
Conceptual frame work…………………………………………………………………………………15
Concept of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) ……………………………15
Types of Library Collection in the Academic Libraries …………………………19
Role of the academic Library Collections to the achievement of
MDGs in Nigeria………………………………………………………………………………………………21
The role of collection development in the Academic libraries in
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Enugu state to the achievement of MDGs in Nigeria……………………………………..25
Problems associated with developing collection that could
help achieve the MDGs in academic libraries in Enugu State……………………………26
Theoretical frame work……………………………………………………………………………………26
Theory of Social benefit…………………………………………………………………………………….26
Theory of value/quality……………………………………………………………………………………..27
Theory of demand……………………………………………………………………………………………..28
Review of empirical studies…………………………………………………………………………….28
Summary of literature review…………………………………………………………………………34
CHAPTER THREE: RESAERCH METHODS
The research design…………………………………………………………………………………………..35
Area of the study………………………………………………………………………………………………..35
Population of the study………………………………………………………………………………………36
Sample and sampling technique…………………………………………………………………………36
Instrument for data collection…………………………………………………………………………….37
Validation of the instrument……………………………………………………………………………….38
Method of data collection……………………………………………………………………………………38
Method of data analysis……………………………………………………………………………………. 38
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CHAPTER FOUR
Data presentation and analysis………………………………………………………………………..40
Summary of major findings………………………………………………………………………………44
CHAPTER FIVE
Discussion of major Findings, Recommendations and Conclusion
Discussion of Findings……………………………………………………………………………………….45
Types of library collection in Academic Libraries in Enugu state……………………..45
The role of library collection to the achievement of the MDGs……………………….46
Problems militating against the building of collections that
could help achieve the MDGs in Academic library…………………………………………..46
Strategies that could be used to address the indentified problems………………….47
Implications of the Study………………………………………………………………………………….48
Recommendations……………………………………………………………………………………………49
Limitations of the Study……………………………………………………………………………………49
Suggestions for further Research……………………………………………………………………..50
Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………………………..50
References…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..52
Appendix i…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..55
Appendix ii…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 55
Appendix iii……………………………………………

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