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This study examined awareness and access to electronic information resources by students at Kogi State University, Anyigba. A descriptive survey method was used for the study. The population consists of library users of Dr. Aliyu Obaje Library, Kogi State University, Anyigba. A total number of 139 were administered to undergraduate library users, 102 copies representing (73%) were returned. Statistical tools used for this analysis was simple percentage and mean scores of the data. Analysis and discussion of the study were based on major findings of the study. The findings found that, students are aware of the availability of online databases, e-books, e-research project, internet services and e-journals to a large extent. The study revealed that challenges associated with the access and use of information resources ranged from insufficient number of computer, computer failure, inadequate funding, erratic power supply, lack of conducive atmosphere. The study recommended, among others that, the computer rooms or ICT centers should be created in faculties and departments to ease congestion and make electronic resources easily accessible to students; university libraries should give more education to users on the available electronic information resources and university libraries should include ICT/web training in their curriculum to train students at all level on the relevant skill needed to access and use the web.