The aim of this paper is to review e-libraries/digital libraries' role in supporting e- learning. Digital libraries offer technology based information resources and services to enable learners access relevant knowledge anywhere at any time. As such, digital libraries are inseparable from the learning process because they make e-learning possible. This paper highlights their respective roles in the libraries, role of the librarian, the inherent problems and challenges faced in using the e-library and some strategies and recommendations in which the problems can be tackled. . The paper provides a useful insight into the role and inﬂuence of digital libraries and online resources on e-learning and education generally.Keywords:
Electronic libraries; Digital libraries; education.