Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

2020

Abstract

The study investigates the challenges on the use of electronic and print resources by students in selected tertiary institutions in Kwara State, Nigeria. In order to achieve the set objectives, the researcher adopted survey research design using questionnaire as the major instrument for data gathering and complimented by observation. The total population for the study was 7, 954 from which 150 students were sampled. The study finds out that undergraduate students use information resources for academic related purposes; print information resources were more available for students use in the academic libraries; the findings further indicated that most libraries do not provide electronic information resources; the challenges facing include lack of awareness of available resources, obsolete books and lack and lack of adequate relevant books. Some of the recommendations include: institutions should improve more on the information resources provided in their various libraries; intensive training in print and electronic information resources; the libraries should provide current and adequate print information resources for the programmes in their various institutions among others

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