Effects of the Civil War and the Role of Librarians in Post–War Reconstruction in Sierra Leone

  • John Abdul Kargbo University of Sierra Leone


This article is focused on the role of librarians in reconstruction in Sierra Leone. It outlines present and potential services which librarians can modify and offer to clientele amidst challenging circumstances. No library should underestimate the potential good that its resources can do. The right resources at the right time for the right individual can make a difference. Librarians, therefore, need to find ways in which their resources can be rightly placed and used in [the] post–war reconstruction era.

Author Biography

John Abdul Kargbo, University of Sierra Leone
John Abdul Kargbo is at the Institute of Library, Archives, and Information Studies at the University of Sierra Leone.