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Digital Literacy Skills of Library and Information Science Undergraduates in South-West, Nigeria
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This study investigated the digital literacy skills of Library and Information Science undergraduates in South-West, Nigeria. The study adopted survey research design, and questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. Sample size of one hundred and ninety-nine (199) was determined using Taro Yamane’s (1973) formula and multi stage sampling technique was used for the selection of 199 respondents from 518 population of the study. Out of 199 copies of the questionnaire administered, 184 copies were retrieved and fit for data analysis resulting in a 93% response rate. Analysis was done using descriptive statistics. The result revealed that the level of digital literacy skills of the undergraduates was high. The study concluded that the level of digital literacy skills of Library and Information Science undergraduates in South-West, Nigeria, was high. It was recommended that the university faculties should leverage on this strength to enhance the teaching learning process by using the digital platforms to teach the students more often.