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Date of this Version

Spring 1-10-2019

Citation

Babalola, S.O. (2019). Influence of ICT Skills on the utilization of Electronic Information Resources (EIRs) among undergraduates of Covenant Univerity, Ota. Ogun State. South West Nigeria.

Abstract

Abstract

This study assessed the impact of ICT Skills on the utilization of electronic information resources in Covenant University by undergraduates. Libraries generally, are now investing greatly on electronic information resources and there is a great need to study the use of electronic information resources to justify the investment. On this background, this study set to investigate the influence of ICTS skills on use e-information resources by undergraduates of covenant university, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of this study includes undergraduates library users from 100 to 500 in Covenant University. . The return rate was 52.6%. The sample size of 572 was drawn out of the 11440 undergraduates in Covenant University and was used in the study. Questionnaire was the instrument for collection of data. The data in the study was analysed using correlation and regression analysis to determine the composite (joint) and relative effects of the independent variables on the dependent variable in the study. The descriptive statistics such as frequency counts, percentages and means was used to analyse the result while correlation analyses was used for hypothesis and Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software was used for the analysis. The findings show that on the average respondents used more electronic books than other electronic information resources and the EIRs are mostly used for competing class assignments.

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