the future of libraries in the digital age
Access to information is very crucial. It accelerates the level of individual advancement as well
as corporate educational development. Information is indispensable. Yusuf (2007) asserted that
“it bridges the gap between knowledge and ignorance”. Berezi as cited by Onu (2005) averred
that “information has been recognized as the fifth factor of production”. He further posited that
“increasing the information component of the input factor mix definitely improves productivity”.
Information is synonymous to knowledge and it has been recognized as the driver of economic
growth and productivity. Information has no substitute when it comes to the national