Library Exhibitions as Public Relations Strategy: Case Study of the University of Lagos Library
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Nigerian Library Association, Ogun State Chapter
Library exhibition is an aspect of public relation services in the library. Some big libraries have relations units which oversee their public relation aspect. But in most academic libraries, the Readers’ Services Department handles issues relating to public relations. Library exhibition is a common feature in libraries. The University of Lagos Library holds an exhibition once a month and patrons are advised to visit and browse. They could sign the register. A twelve month period of library exhibition in the university is the focus of this paper. It was found that more patrons signed the register for Arts, Business Administration, Social Science, and Law. Few came from Science, Education and Environmental Science. There were patrons who visited the exhibition is popular among the patrons and it provides some feedback on their needs with regards to collection development.
Library Exhibition , Public Relations
Olanlokun, S.O and Zaid, Y.A (2007) Library Exhibitions as Public Relations Strategy: Case Study of the University of Lagos Library. Gateway Library Journal Volume 9 (2)