ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES USE BY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, (KASU), KADUNA, NIGERIA

Prof. Gabriel O. Alegbeleye, E. Madukoma (PhD), Muhammad Kabir Sahabi (CLN)

Abstract


Electronic information resources now serve as important sources of information to Undergraduate students in Nigerian universities. This study aims to investigate the usage of electronic information resources by Undergraduate students of Kaduna State University, (KASU) Kaduna. Survey research method was adopted to carry out the study. Using the survey research approach, the simple random sampling was used to select participants among the undergraduate students 400 levels that came to use the library within the study period. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire tagged Usage of Electronic information resources. A total of 74 questionnaires were administered, of which 54 were duly filled giving. The findings revealed that 100. % of the respondents had used electronic journal, with 70.3% of them being using them for the purpose of assignment and majority are frequently using electronic journals. The most used electronic resources by students were internet search engines and they use it for completing class assignments.


Keywords


University library, ICT, Electronic Information Resources, undergraduates, Usage

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