Innovative Digital Transformation for Dynamic Information Service Sustainability in University Libraries in Nigeria
KeywordsDigital Transformation, Dynamic Information Services, Library Service, Sustainability, university libraries, Nigeria
Aim: Technologies have ushered in a significant innovative digital transformation to sustain dynamic information services in modern libraries. This has prompted the assessment of innovative digital transformation for dynamic information service sustainability in university libraries in Nigeria. Specifically, the research examined the nature of digital transformation, universities and digital transformation, innovative digital transformation in university libraries, dynamic modern information services in university libraries for sustainability, and the essentials for dynamic information service sustainability in university libraries.
Conclusion: Libraries globally, and particularly in developing countries, must be re-positioned in this era of digital transformation due to technology adoption to offer valuable information services for their sustenance and to retain their relevance in the lives of the public. Moreso, there is a great need for innovative digital transformation in libraries to sustain modern information services as well as to increase their efficacy in information use as part of their mandate to leverage digital technology systems. The study, therefore, recommends that more sophisticated technologies are used in university libraries. University libraries in developing countries like Nigeria need more funding to fully exploit the opportunities introduced by digital technologies. Thus, university management should work hand in hand with libraries to enable them to fully connect to the opportunities of the digital era. The continuous human resource development is necessary to equip universities with appropriate digital competencies useful in the digital context.
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