Provision of current awareness service in Bumbo secondary school library Namisidwa, Mbale.
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This project is about the provision of Current Awareness Service (CAS) in Bumbo Secondary School Library, the objectives of the study were to identify the current awareness service, to establish the status of ICT in the provision of Current Awareness service, to examine the challenges in provision of Current Awareness Service and to formulate a strategy for the provision of Current Awareness Service in the library. The aim of study was to formulate the strategy for the provision of Current Awareness Service in Bumbo Secondary School library, the strategy was formulated based on manual or traditional and web based as required by respondents. The study was rationalised by the gaps identified in the literature review that is provision of Current Awareness Service in Bumbo secondary school library The researcher used both qualitative and quantitative methods in collecting data, research tools like interview guide, observation checklist, documentary guides were used to find information regarding the project. The findings of the study show that Current Awareness Service is very important because it keeps librarian in line, updates users with Current development issues. The most Current Awareness Service together provided are newspaper clipping, bulletin, display of new capable of contents on the notice board, Facebook, twitter, interpersonal communications in dormitories, organising meetings, Sms alerts, email alerts, routing of periodicals, newsletters, mobile phones, alerting students on the assembly. The strategy was formulated based on the findings in chapter and respondents’ views about the most effective strategy, the researcher considered all respondents’ views designed a strategy for all types of the CAS that they needed. The strategy for web based CAS like email alerts, Facebook, sms, twitter, was formulated based on the web based components like database, user bio data, updates,, document submission, response The manual CAS strategy was formulated based on the methods the researcher found out in chapter four The last chapter shows the summary of the findings, conclusions drawn from the study and the recommendations and areas of further researcher in Bumbo secondary school library.