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|Title: ||FACTORS IN THE USAGE OF LIBRARY AND ONLINE FACILITIES FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE-EKITI|
|Authors: ||OYEWOLE, ANUOLUWAPO SARAH|
USAGE OF LIBRARY
FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE-EKITI
|Issue Date: ||Sep-2015|
|Publisher: ||FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OYE EKITI|
|Citation: ||Aaron K. S., Andy, R, Susan, H., and Kevin, M (2011). “Contradictions and Consensus—Clusters of Opinions on E-books,” College and Research Libraries 72, no. 2: 181-190, http://crl.acrl.org/content/72/2/181.abstract.|
|Series/Report no.: ||DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY PROJECT;SOC/11/0237|
|Abstract: ||This work examines the perception and level of usage of library and on-line facilities for academic purposes in Federal University Oye-Ekiti.
This study is a descriptive study, both primary and secondary data were used for
the study, A mixed method was use to obtain both quantitative and qualitative data
via questionnaire and IDI respectively. A total two hundred and forty-four students
were selected using accidental sampling technique. Also, only eight (8) lecturers
were selected, two (2) from each faculty.
SPSS version (16) was used to analyze the data. Data was presented in percentages
Chi-square was used to test hypotheses drawn for this study.
The finding shows that both students and staff use the library and on-line materials
for the followings; general reading, preparation for examination, entertainment,
However, the study shows that students explore on-line materials for academic
purpose than the library materials because the on-line is faster and self-interactive
than the use of library materials.
The study concluded that the perception of both students and academic lecturers of
the use of library and on-line materials basically for academic purpose was not
encouraging at all going by the challenges leveled against the two major sources of
materials in the study. Also, there is disparity in the level of usage of the two
|Appears in Collections:||Sociology Thesis|
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