This project is on product marketing – A strategic step for libraries in the information age. The study aims at presenting product marketing as a strategic step that all types of libraries must take in order to remain relevant in the information age and also highlights some of these strategies which are already in used in Imo State library board, Owerri. In the course of the study, several relevant literature were reviewed the librarian and library offices of Imo state library board, Owerri made up the population of study and the survey research method as used. The result of the study shows that product marketing strategies in use in Imo State library board are not enough for the library to remain relevant in the competitive digital era. This inadequacy has been found to be engendered by inadequate library stock etc.
Library fund incompetence of Liberians inadequate library stock etc.
Recommendations made in this study includes adequate library funding through alternative means adequate training and retaining of staff, staff motivation, etc in order to equip the staff with adequate skill and knowledge in library product / service marketing strategies and to enable the library to afford library product marketing tools staff motivation and a balanced library stock.
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