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Winter 12-5-2017

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Adeleke, D. S., Samuel, D., & Emeahara, E. N. (2016). Relationship between Information Literacy and Use of Electronic Information Resources by Postgraduate Students of the University of Ibadan. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Paper 1381.

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This paper reports information literacy needs, search and evaluation competencies at Mother Teresa Women’s University and its affiliated colleges. In this study it is try to evaluate the information literacy needs, information needs assessment competency and competency of information literacy evaluation. Questionnaire was a data collection tool. A total of 290 questionnaires were distributed among users and 254 duly filled in questionnaires were received, thus resulting into a response rate of 87.59 per cent. Out of 12 institutions, 5 are government, 5 are self-financing and 2 are aided educational institutions. This study showed that 163 (64.2%) respondents are assistant professors and 81 (31.9%) respondents are associate professors while just 10 (3.9%) respondents are professors. Study also reveals that majority of the respondents belong to more than 45 years (33.1%) age group followed by 41-45 years age group constituting 19.3% (49) of the respondents and 36-40 years age group constituting 16.9% (43) of the respondents and 30.8% (78) of the sample are young belonging to either 25-30 or 31-35 years age group.