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Abstract

This study investigated the influence of information technology skills on library patronage by undergraduate students in South-west Nigerian universities. A descriptive research design of the ex-post facto was adopted using a sample size of 1527 selected out of the total population of 239,048 undergraduate students in the universities. Questionnaire was used to collect data. The results of the study revealed that the majority of undergraduate students patronised the library between two to three times a day. The finding of the study also revealed that information technology skills had influence on library patronage by undergraduate students in the universities (r = 0.59, N = 1333, p < 0.05). The study concluded that information technology skills influenced library patronage of undergraduate students in the universities. The study, therefore, recommended that students should enhance their information technology skills to enhance their library patronage

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