Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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This paper studied the impact of industrial action on academic libraries in Nigerian Universities. The study adopted descriptive survey design with one research question and one hypothesis was formulated. The population of the study comprised of entire students and staff (academic and non-academic) of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi and Benue State University formed the population of the study these give a total figure of 59,039. . Sample size and sampling Technique Out of a population figure of 59,039, a sample size of 810 was chosen using Taro Yamen technique. Method of data collection was Questionnaire, oral interview and participant observation were used in gathering primary data. The data analysis of the study was based on the responses obtained through the research instruments. These were tabulated and computed using mean(x) percentage (%) chi-square (x2) and T-test statistics. Chi-square was chosen to test the hypotheses of the study and analyzed with stratified package for the social sciences (SPSS) version 21 while T-test was used to compute significant difference in students’ results taken in academic session that was disrupted by strike and the one that was not in selected departments in Federal University of Agriculture and Benue State University Makurdi