Repositioning Abstracting, Indexing and Knowledge Management in University Libraries in Nigeria for the Enhancement of Library Science Students’ Academic Achievement

David Aju
Keywords: Abstracting, Indexing, Knowledge Management, University Libraries, Nigeria
Library and Information Perspectives and Research 2019 1(1), 80-87. Published: July 13, 2019


This paper called for repositioning of indexing, abstracting and knowledge management in university libraries to enhance academic achievement of library and information science students in Nigeria. Conceptual clarification was made of the indices in the paper. The author buttressed that indexing, abstracting and proper knowledge management were key to university libraries. However, the paper observed that, university libraries in Nigeria were not doing enough in this regard and it called for reassessment of university libraries services in order that library and information science students attain high academic achievement in Nigeria. The paper provided catalogue of possible approaches that university libraries could adopt to attain the true status of university libraries so that students’ academic achievement could be enhanced.