Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Nigerian Library Association celebrated her sixty years anniversary in July 2022. Therefore, the focus of this paper is to reveal how Special Libraries have contributed to development in Nigeria. The paper presents the concept of development and special libraries and also present types of special libraries in Nigeria, users, brief historical development of special libraries in Nigeria and library and information services they provided to support research for development in Nigeria. The paper revealed that for special libraries in Nigeria to provide efficient and effective library and information services some have adopted and utilized Information and communication Technology. Finally. Some challenges still facing special libraries in the provision of library and information service were revealed and necessary recommendations made.