Availability and Use of Electronic Resources: a Survey of Olabisi Onabanjo University Librarians

Durodolu, O.O ; Lawal, O.W ; Adebayo, O.K (2012-07)

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Information resource availability and utilization is very crucial to any level of academic pursuit. Without an adequate resource base not much could be achieved within the educational system. It is an established fact that, apart from quality human resources, another factor that contributes immensely to the quality of education at any level is the quality, quantity and variety of educational resources available. The Olabisi Onabanjo University Library contains information sources of various kinds, in addition to conducive accommodation for library users. As a result of developments in Information Technology, which have seen the application of computer and modern-day technologies to information handling. The study is a descriptive survey. Questionnaire was designed based on the hypotheses of the study and administered to all librarians and library officers of Olabisi Onabanjo University during the period of the research. Olabisi Onabanjo University was purposively chosen for the study, being considered as one of the first generation state-owned universities in Nigeria. The University has one of the largest populations among state-owned universities in Nigeria. The instrument used to gather data was questionnaire, with structured and open- and close-ended questions.