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The study investigated the factors that influenced the use of electronic information sources by postgraduate students in six Universities in the South West, Nigeria. Questionnaire was the main research instrument used. 2500 copies of questionnaire were distributed and 2,187 copies were returned. The findings revealed that the factors that influenced the use of electronic information sources by respondents varied according to their program of study, the need to carry out researches to excel in their academic endeavour and versatility in the use of information technologies to search for information recommendations were made for the identified problems in the use of electronic information sources.