Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 2-2-2022


Library Philosophy and Practice



The academic performance played an essential role in producing high-quality graduates who are to become high-quality human resource required for national, economic and social development. Electronic information resources use by students and quality reference service delivery can influence academic performance among students. It is on this premise that study investigates electronic information resources use, quality reference service delivery on academic performance of students in colleges of education in Lagos State, Nigeria. The survey design of descriptive type was adopted. Mixed methods of systematic and total enumeration sampling technique were used. A total of 309 final year students was used for the study. The questionnaire was used for data collection. Collected data were analysed using percentages, mean and standard and multiple regression. Female respondents (53.8%) within the age bracket of 22-24 years dominated the study. The level of quality of reference services delivered in the libraries were moderate ( =61.28) and significant relationship was found to have existed between academic performance and electronic information resources use (r=.227; p