A Survey of Libraries in Gombe State

Izah, Maimuna (2009)


The paper discuss the importance of libraries to the development of Gombe State. It examines ministries, parastatals, organizations, schools companies, etc in Gombe State to determine which ones have libraries. The paper went further to assess the status of libraries present in these various organizations with a view of determining the adequacy or otherwise of their resources and services. The study reveals that very few establishments and schools have libraries. Suggestions were made that state government should provide funds for organizations to establish libraries and upgrade the existing ones. Librarians were also advised to assist in drawing the attention of the government to the development of the library sectors.