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The study examined the role of information and communication technology (ICT)) towards providing effective library services in special libraries of Adamawa broadcasting corporation Yola, Adamawa State Nigeria. The study employed four objectives of the study and four research questions. The study adopted the descriptive survey research method. Questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection. The population of the study consists of fifteen (15) staff. This study adopted purposive sampling technique where. Descriptive statistic was used as the method of data analysis. The study revealed that there is availability of ICTs such as: CDs, hard drives, flash and also photocopier and printers in the library. The study also, revealed that the staff possessed competencies in retrieving document from storage devices. The study also, showed that current awareness services are effective in using ICTS for providing effective services in the library. The study showed that poor funding and facilities are the major problem hindered the effective use of information and communication technology in the library. The study concluded that among others that there is availability of information and communication technologies; also, staff in the library possessed competencies of retrieving document from the storage devices and poor funding and inadequate facilities are the major problems hinders the effective use of the library. The study recommended among others that the management of ABC should make ICTs available and should make sufficient funds available in other to acquire modern ICT facilities for effective services delivery