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Readership promotion and national development

Readership promotion and national development

a collection of papers presented at the 7th Nigeria International Book Fair and National Book Fairs, 2008

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Published by Nigeria Book Fair Trust in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ1003.5.N6 R43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 108 p. ;
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24451368M
ISBN 109789789013012
LC Control Number2009520375

Scientific surveys on culture are always welcome and Etienne Caruana at NSO, who for years has coordinated cultural statistics, should be commended for his work. What else could explain her intact sensibilities, her pursuit to safeguard the environment and uphold our indigenous heritage? School librarians are to play the role of mediator between books and students. Therefore, government should integrate reading into the school curriculum in order to facilitate the turning of Nigeria into a reading society, where students at all levels would be passionate about reading.

According to Oyewusi [4], school librarians should strive to increase their collection to a minimum of eight 8 books per student, although this number is not even up to half of the Readership promotion and national development book minimum standard of eighteen 18 books per student. One of the guest speakers, Miss Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani while talking about her challenges while writing, said she had the normal challenges every Nigerian has. With a good reading habit, students will inevitably, attain success in their academic endeavours. In Nigeria early publishers were missionaries who had to facilitate their evangelistic activities through the literacy of their members, which was further strengthened through the mission schools they established. Schools should organise reading competitions with attractive rewards for successful competitors, and relevant media houses should feature such programmes. Since the concept can lead to good value system, good governance and development, it should be supported with a National Book policy.

To this end, the National Library of Nigeria has been sponsoring the readership promotion campaign in the country. Under this initiative, the Trust will provide financial support to foreign publishers who are interested in translating Indian works. The guest of honour country was Singapore with Korea as the focus country. Lenrie Aina, the National Librarian, has said.


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The resulting contract after various amendments was to cover a 4-year period, According to Pierre [16], teachers should be passionate about reading and act as model readers for their students. Good reading habits could serve as a panacea to socio-economic and political problems. Ebonyi Journal of Library and information Science, 4, In Readership promotion and national development book regard, mothers should play this important role of introducing reading habits to their children at pre-school age.

Makes books available at the doorsteps of the people through mobile exhibitions and on-line sales through its website. The BDC has as its Mission, the production of good quality books and materials, and establishing structures to promote a vibrant reading culture.

The whole package of Research and book Development by TETFund has triggered off intensive research in our institutions and is setting Nigeria on a path of national development with the publication, production and distribution of the research findings.

Healthy competition developed among the three Regions with respect to the provision of basic social amenities.

National Library Holds Readership Promotion Campaign in Anambra

She also stated that an enlightened citizenry can readily be mobilized for the attainment of political, social and economic goals of a nation, adding the federal ministry of education has in its effort redirected its asset to the fulfillment of the 7- point agenda. If the young generation is more likely to read books than their progenitors, then an upward trend in readership rates could be in the offing.

It is essential for secondary school students in order to achieve the desired outcome in their academic pursuits and beyond. Students should not be left out in the effort towards developing reading habits.

The Fund was commissioned to financially empower tertiary education institutions in Nigeria in the following ways: The provision of essential physical infrastructure for Readership promotion and national development book and learning.

Reading also improves a person's vocabulary, spelling, writing Readership promotion and national development book, fluency, proficiency, language enrichment, cultural enrichment, critical thinking, personal involvement, sociolinguistic and pragmatic knowledge and emotional intelligent [5].

Aina said the corps members were expected to introduce Readership promotion and national development book reading clubs wherever they find themselves, which would be supported and funded by the National Library. Admittedly, public functionaries in education and culture have to work with a dearth of statistical data and scientific studies and the work of professionals like Caruana should be intensified and extended both at a central level, meaning at NSO, and in ministries and public entities.

By Julius A. The importance of reading in a nation's development cannot be overlooked. This, they said, will be of great assistance in rekindling the ailing reading culture in the country to or better than what it used to be in the 60s and 70s.

There was a steady Nigerianzation and enlarging of their operations. So, start writing. The Acting Director of the Prof. In April, the Benue State branch was inaugurated and I understand that before the year runs out the prototype branches in Bauchi and Yola will be commissioned.

Scientific surveys on culture are always welcome and Etienne Caruana at NSO, who for years has coordinated cultural statistics, should be commended for his work. Introduction A good reading habit is a vital skill that students should possess. The declining interest in reading among youths today is a cause for alarm and a challenge to all.

This annual Lecture series invites an eminent personality from among women and men of letters, scholars, intellectuals and others who have made significant contributions to the world of publishing, to reflect largely on an overarching theme of books and reading in today's India.

Developing the reading habits of secondary school students should involve revisiting what transpired in the elementary school.

Kolawole [13], expressed displeasure that most school teachers do not know how to promote reading.These include Montréal World Book Capital and other collective promotion projects, tools like the national readership survey and succession planning guides, aboriginal publishing and cultural diversity, and Sales Data Analysis for the French-language market.

8th Jan National Book Trust, India is organizing a National Conclave of State Project Directors and other Stakeholders on Readership and Book Promotion, on the sidelines of NDWBF #WBF Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India India Trade Promotion Organisation #WorldBookFair/5(5).

THE Federal Government has budgeted Nmillion to boost the National Library of Nigeria’s (NLN) Readership Promotion Campaign, Prof. Lenrie Aina, the National Librarian, has said. Aina, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja, said the NLN was extending the campaign to motor parks across the country.The Federal Pdf has budgeted N million to boost the National Library of Nigeria’s (NLN) Readership Promotion Campaign, Prof.

Lenrie Aina, the National Librarian, has said.May 17,  · Asides this new innovation, the National Library of Nigeria has commenced this year’s national readership promotion campaign with the theme. Readership Promotion Campaign Activities of the Oyo State Library Ebook, Ibadan Emmanuel Adebayo Oyegade ebook It thus differs from book promotion in that it is not just the book that is promoted but also the reading experience: it sells the therefore embarked on its own book development and publishing pro-gramme.

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