A REPORT OF THE STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME (SIWES), CARRIED OUT AT UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA, YABA, LAGOS. PERIOD OF ATTACHMENT: JULY 2010
ABDULLAHI ABDULAZEEZ OLALEKAN 09/52HJ068
DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN KWARA STATE. IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.SC) DEGREE IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE.
SIWES REPORT (09/52HJ068) ABDULLAHI ABDULAZEEZ OLALEKAN
CHAPTER ONE 1.0: INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND In the earlier stage of science and technology education in Nigeria, students were graduating from their respective institution without any technical knowledge or working experience. It was in this view that students undergoing science and technology related courses were mandated for students in different institution in the view of widening their horizons so as to enable them have technical knowledge or working experience before graduating from their various institutions. The student industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) was established by the industrial Training Fund in (ITF) 1973 to enable students of tertiary institution have basic technical knowledge of industrial works base on their course of study before the completion of their program in their respective institutions. The scheme was designed to expose students to industrial environment and enable them develop occupational competencies so that they can readily contribute their quota to national economic and technological development after graduation. The major background behind the embarkment of students in SIWES was to expose them to the industrial environment and enable them develop occupational competencies so that they can readily contribute their quota to national economic and technological...