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UTILIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SERIAL PUBLICATIONS AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE .NIGERIAN
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This study investigates serials management in kwara state university library, determines the extent to which serials are been accessed and used and appraises the influence of it availability, accessibility and use of serials on undergraduates academic performance. Questionnaire administration method was adopted to accumulate data for the study. Combinations of both open-ended and closed-form types of questions were used. The study reveals that most undergraduates’ students in Kwara State University consult serials for leisure and the few that consults serials either use serials in stock. Newspaper magazines were the major forms of serials used by the students in KWASU with Newspapers being the more utilized. University libraries and Internet were the major sources of serials used by the students. The result also reports that most of students from the University consult serials for informative and recreational purpose.