Digitalising the Library Management for Effective Performance in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector

  • Misol Joan Kangkum Nigerian Communication Satellite Limited (NigComSat), Obasanjo Space Center, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Express Way, Lugbe 0001. Nigeria
  • Kehinde Ogunsola-Saliu (Ph.D.) Centre for Petroleum Energy Economics and Law, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Keywords: Digitalisation, Library Management, Digitalisation of library Management, Digital Libraries, Oil and Gas sector

Abstract

Advancement in information and technology in the 21st century has affected the manner and type of information required by library users. To effectively meet the emerging needs of information seekers, libraries need to be digitalised. The aim of this paper is to examine how the digitalising of library management can lead to effective performance in the Nigerian oil and gas sector. This study adopts an analytical research methodology that showed that there is still a huge gap in the delivery of library services in the oil and gas sector due to the lack of full digitalisation of libraries in the sector. Five subtopics were analyzed in order to articulate the aim of the study. The subtopics include; Introduction, Digitalisation of library management and digital libraries, the need for digitalisation of library management in the oil and gas sector, and how the digitisation of library management can lead to effective performance in the oil and gas sector, and challenges to the digitalisation of libraries.  The study concluded that the oil and gas sector is the backbone of the Nigerian economy hence oil and gas professionals need easy and fast access to information for effective performance and safety. As such, libraries need effective service delivery. It also recommended solutions to the challenges of digitalisation of library performance in the oil and gas sector.

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Published
2022-06-09
How to Cite
Misol Joan Kangkum, & Kehinde Ogunsola-Saliu (Ph.D.). (2022). Digitalising the Library Management for Effective Performance in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Sector. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 43(1), 73-80. Retrieved from https://ijcjournal.org/index.php/InternationalJournalOfComputer/article/view/1945
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