A materials acquisition plan for East High School Ntinda
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The study was carried out at East High School Ntinda Library and the aim of the study was to come up with a designed plan for acquisition of materials in the library of East High School Ntinda looking at the dynamic changing patterns in nature of acquisition which creates an ever changing information environment and transforms the way information is delivered and accessed since a great number of user access the library. The objectives were; to discover how acquisition materials are carried out in East High School Library, is carried out, to investigate monitoring and evaluation of acquisition in East I ugh School Library, to find out the challenges faced in acquiring materials in East High School Library, to scrutinize the format and content of prefers user information materials, and finally to generate and design an acquisition plan for East High School Library. The field research came up with project of findings, this project is made up of six chapters; chapter one is introduction, chapter two is literature review, chapter three is methodology used for data collection, chapter four is findings analysis and data presentation, chapter five validations and implementations of an acquisition plan to East High School Ntinda Library, chapter six is summary, recommendations and conclusion. The study recommended that in order for acquisition plan to move on smoothly , the acquisition department should come together with its library users be it teachers ,students, and also stakeholders and come up with a positive partnership which will help towards the provision of quality materials to the library users ,however some of the materials like the old shelves and short trolleys should be removed and replaced with long lasting ones besides that should also be an automated database of several collections that may be prone to damage by external and internal factors to also reduce on the space of materials to give room for new materials in East High School Library. It is considered for libraries today to automate their collections to come up with a modified collection and also have a well-established library tha5 enables a comfortable stay of users at all times of use of the library, A conclusion was drawn that East High school Ntinda library acquires materials despite the challenges of high cost of maintenance and relevance of some materials to the library at large. however, the library should identify these constraints that can help them design the most appropriate plan as compared to those adapted by every modern library across the globe.