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Date of this Version

Summer 8-17-2018


This article will be very useful for researchers as well as undergraduate students.



The Study surveyed the frequency of search engines use by undergraduates students, the features of the search engines, benefits of the search engines as well as problems militating against, the use of search engines by students. Awareness is a necessity to the usage of search engines, when a new technology comes to existence (search engines) and its knowledge is not known, its usefulness will not be embrace. The study also brought out recommendation which include the following, there is need for promotional activities towards creating awareness such as internet, debate and workshops. This will create awareness on the part of the students. University authority should organize search engine use training programmes that will help the students to improve upon their search for information and also use the major search engines regularly.



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