Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 8-30-2022


This study examined the concept of herbal medicine and the need for supporting Indigenous knowledge through the digitalization of information on the accumulation and transmission of herbal healing practices from generation to generation. It examined the relevance of digitizing herbal medicine information in order to sustain and conserve this unique information. The digitalization of library health information also raises readers' attention. In addition, the organization is responsible for permanent storage and documentation of information resources, in particular health information. This research examined the strategic importance of medical libraries. It described how medical libraries could be crucial in digitizing indigenous herbal knowledge to protect them against the threat of extinction. The article also emphasized the challenges and potential of digitizing Herbal Medicine Information in Nigeria's medical libraries and presented practical solutions.