Communication is one of the most vital
needs of man. It is needed in every facts of
human activities. Everything a man does
involve communication. That is why Baran
(2002) opines that communication
embraces all aspects of human endeavours.
The importance of communication to means
has motivated him to invent various
technologies both at the interpersonal and
mass communication levels. However, this
research shall be centred on the global
system of mobile communication (GSM).
The use of modern technologies for distance
communication started in 1830 with the
development of the telegraph in England and
t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s o f A m e r i c a n
independently. Another breath through came
in 1877 when Graham Bell Alexander
invented and made the first telephone call
and in 1935 the first telephone call was made
around the world. Another great
improvement was in 1983 when the mobile
cellular phone was produced. The GSM
followed in the late 1990s and by 2001 MTN
Nigeria had commenced operation.
USE OF GSM AS A MEANS OF COMMUNICATION AMONG
LIBRARIANS IN DELTA STATE COLLEGES OF EDUCATION.
IMPLICATION FOR CONVENTIONAL MEDIA