IJIMT 2013 Vol.4(5): 476-479 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2013.V4.445

Cloud Computing and Its Applications in e-Library Services: Nigeria in Focus

Richard Chukwhu Ogbu and Ahmed Lawal
Abstract— Cloud computing is an evolving technological paradigm that facilitates conveniently, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources like network, servers, storage, applications and services etc that can be presented as a service and released with minimal management effort. The model promotes availability of resources and creates powerful distributed computing system with global reach and super computing capabilities. Cloud computing is enriching and will widen the horizon of human knowledge, empower human capital for sustainable scientific development as well as educational development of nations. This paper tries to explore the vast and immense benefits of cloud computing and its applications in e-library services in Nigeria today.

Index Terms— Cloud computing, e-library services, internet computing.

The authors are with the Department Of Computer Science Federal Polytechnic KauraNamoda, Zamfara State, Nigeria (e-mail: {richogbu, ahmedlawalk}@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Richard Chukwhu Ogbu and Ahmed Lawal, " Cloud Computing and Its Applications in e-Library Services: Nigeria in Focus," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 476-479, 2013.

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