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Winter 4-24-2020

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Abstract

This study examined the correlation between academics skill to apply legal and ethical issues of information and utilization of digital library resources in federal universities in Southern, Nigeria. The study adopted correlational research design. The population of the study comprises 6,653 academics with a sample size of 665 academics, selected through proportionate stratified random sampling technique. Instruments for data collection were cognitive test for skill to apply ethical use of information and questionnaire used for utilization of digital library resources. The instruments were validated by three lecturers, one in department of Educational foundations and two in the Department of Library and information Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Kuder- Richadson was used to establish the reliability for skill to apply legal and ethical issues of information, yielding the score 0.81 and Cronbach alpha for questionnaire yielding 0.81. Data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. In testing the hypotheses, P value was used to determine the Level of significance at 0.05 apha level. Result show low positive correlation between academics skill to apply ethical and legal issues of information and utilization of digital library resources. The hypotheses were rejected, indicating a significant relationship between skill to apply ethical and legal issues of information and utilization of digital library resources. It was recommended that University Management and library management should join together to continuously educate their academic staff on ethics and legal issues in the utilization of information.

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