Reference Services Provision in the Libraries of Nigeria
Author(s): Luqman Ayanlola Atanda ,Chinu Uchendu
Paper discusses about the reference services in the libraries of Nigeria, reference services are personal assistance eagerly given to library users in pursuit of information by a librarian in charge of reference section (Madu & Ezeani, 2010:47 ed.). Librarians are to assist their users in conducting research into specific topics, and also assist in the selection of recreational reading materials. They in other words, render reference services in terms of assisting clueless users who are not knowledgeable in effective library search. These enable users appreciate reading, enhance their reading habits and see libraries, especially public libraries as indispensable.