Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorNkiko, Christopher-
dc.contributor.authorOkuonghae, Omorodion-
dc.descriptionStaff Publicationen_US
dc.description.abstractThe paper examined the university library in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the preconditions for achieving and sustaining the same in Nigeria. 4IR is characterized by a level of automation, deployment of emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, internet connectivity and accessibility to the global information network, subscription to reputable online databases, quality and comprehensive collection in diverse formats, preponderance of digital natives among patrons, increased demand for seamless access to online resources and virtual operations, new library spaces (learning commons, research commons and makerspace), open scholarly communication, research data management, social mediation applications, digital curation and preservation. The challenges militating against effective crystallization of 4IR university libraries include: financial constraints, inadequate infrastructure, resistance to change, inadequate skills and competencies, security and intrusion issues, lack of exposure to international standards.en_US
dc.publisherFolia Toruniensiaen_US
dc.subjectLibrary Trends;en_US
dc.subjectUniversity Library;en_US
dc.subjectArtificial Intelligence;en_US
dc.subjectResearch Data Management;en_US
dc.subjectOpen Scholarly communicationen_US
dc.titleAchieving the 4IR University Library in Sub- Saharan Africa: Trends, Opportunities, and Challengesen_US
Appears in Collections:Research Articles

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Dr. Nkiko.pdf702.76 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in EUSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.