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Date of this Version

12-19-2020

Abstract

There is no doubt that the utilization of electronic information resources has proven to be a more reliable means of meeting information needs of various lecturers and students in Nigerian universities. This study compared the utilization of electronic information resources in Babcock University and Tai Solarin University of Education in Ogun state. A cross sectional survey was carried out on a sample of 264 lecturers using a questionnaire. The study found that there was a significant difference in the utilization of electronic information resources by lecturers in Babcock University and Tai Solarin University of Education. The utilization of search engines by the lecturers was more in Babcock University and Tai Solarin University of Education. Institutional repositories were least utilized by the lecturers in these two Universities. It was concluded that lecturers should be made aware of the existence of all these electronic information resources. The study recommended that training should be provided to the lecturers on the skills to utilization these electronic information resources.

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