Promoting reading culture, the role of stakeholders and ICT for societal development

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Author Details : Adeyemi Adewale Akinola*

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 4-8

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Reading is a culture and intellectual action mostly formed as a habit from childhood. This paper carefully examined the promotion of reading culture for better societal development and the role ICT and stakeholders played to bring back the culture of reading in our society most especially in schools. The paper provides a thorough review on stakeholders involvement in reading culture, they include, the government, schools, teachers, students and librarians. It identify roles ICTs played to transform reading culture in the knowledge age. The study concluded that reading culture builds morals and societal values in students and serves as a pathway to success in any economic driving society.

Keywords: Reading Culture, Libraries, Schools, ICT, Government, Student.

How to cite : Akinola A A, Promoting reading culture, the role of stakeholders and ICT for societal development. IP Indian J Libr Sci Inf Technol 2021;6(1):4-8

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