A Press conference by the National Librarian/CEO professor Chinwe Veronica Anunobi to commemorate her first anniversary in office and share information about the progress made during the period..
National Library of Nigeria
i. Digitization and development of National Repository of Nigeria, (NRN); ii. Virtual Library services deployment; iii. Automation of Library operations and services; iv. Enhancing the branch Libraries environment; v. Providing Library services to the “Hard to Reach; vi. Enhancing Literacy sensitization and encouraging documentation of family heritage in indigenous languages; vii. Expansion and strengthening of National Library Archive; viii. Collaborating with schools to ensure the establishment and management of Libraries for promotion of reading; ix. Repeal of the enabling Act establishing the National Library of Nigeria; x. Capacity building and manpower development
My effort so far is considered as building bridges to connect the old and the new, leveraging on technology. Consequently, it is my desire to share our success story with you based on the eight points agenda. Apart from pursuing the eight-points agenda I set for my administration, we have continued to carry out other activities that have aided and contributed to the realization of our set agenda and by extension the mandate of National Library as encapsulated in her (the National Library’s) vision and mission, which is; “To connect and build an informed citizenry by collecting, preserving and providing easy access, leveraging on ICT.”