Towards the Development of Special Information Centre for the Nigerian Textile Industry
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The establishment and the rapid growth of the textile industry from time I immemorial owes much to the innate desire of man to satisfy one of his basic necessities or lire, that is clothing, Textile is derived from the Latin word "textile" which means "to weave", In its original sense, the word textile refers to a fabric rom woven fibbers, However, in recent years there have been some modifications with respect meaning of the word "textile", It means fabric produced by weaving, and felting. It also refers to enterprises that spin yarn from fiber or synthetic materials and to the finisher and dyers of fabrics. Textile irrespective or its raw material and pattern. plays an important role in the Society. Textile in any society is important for covering, transmission of information propagation and preservation of cultural heritage from one generation.
Textile Industry , Cultural Heritage , Raw materials , Society
Adegboye, O.A and Igbeneghu, B.I (1996) Towards the Development of Special Information Centre for the Nigerian Textile Industry. The Journal of Arts and Ideas, Vol.1