E-abstract information search engines in academic libraries: implication for access and acquisition of educational experiences

  • Juliana Nwakaego Agwunobi
  • Pius Tom Umoren
Keywords: E-Abstract, Search Engines, Academic Libraries, Access, Acquisition

Abstract

This study investigated the effect of e-abstract information search engines on the utilization of information resources for promotion of Access and acquisition of educational experiences in academic libraries. Population of study was 1708 library registered students drawn from the Federal Universities of Calabar and Uyo. Of this, 1,200 students constituted the sample representing 80% of the population of study. A structured research questionnaire instrument was developed and administered to draw responses from the sample of study. The combined result showed significant positive responses in the use of e-abstract search engines in academic libraries in the promotion of access and acquisition of educational experiences in the two universities.

Keywords: E-Abstract, Search Engines, Academic Libraries, Access, Acquisition

Published
2019-12-05
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1596-6224