The main objective of the research is to try to achieve 'a
value' for library and information services in national planning in
Nigeria. Genesis and development of national planning and national
planning procedures have been explored. The place of library and
information service in national development planning in developing
countries, with special reference to Nigeria, as against education,
transport, industry, agriculture, health, etc., has been identified.
The relations existing between library and information services and
scientific development as well as the book trade have also been
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
Nigeria, Benue State Government. Benue Polytechnic (Ugbokolo, Nigeria).