Factors that Influence Information Seeking Behaviour of Sandwich Students in Selected Nigerian Universities

  • CE Akporido
Keywords: Information, Seeking, Behavior, Sandwich, Students, Factors, Influence.

Abstract

This study examined the factors that influence the information seeking behavior of sandwich students in selected Nigerian Universities. Questionnaire was used to collect data with a response rate of (97.30%). Among the factors that influence information seeking is availability of internet resources in or near the library; (77.81%), opportunity to borrow book from the library; (72.10%), well stocked library; (66.88%), and a quiet environment; (57.09%). These were some of the factors influencing information seeking behavior of sandwich students. Some of the findings include the following responses Internet availability (99.51%); Opportunity to borrow books (97.55%); Well stocked library (92.50%); A quiet environment (75.04%).The hypotheses revealed that there is a significant difference between Undergraduate Students in factors that influence information seeking behavior by age.

Key Words: Information, Seeking, Behavior, Sandwich, Students, Factors, Influence.

Published
2014-03-13
Section
Articles

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