Networking: a catalyst in science and technological research activities: the example of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO)

  • Olubunmi O Adesanya Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi. PMB 21023, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Olalekan O Onilude Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi. PMB 21023, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Abstract

This research focuses on the network of networks access, usage, and productivity by the research scientists of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi Lagos. Data was gathered through the use of questionnaire randomly administered to 100 research scientists in two phases. The phases were before and after the Installation of V-sat and the LAN. The results show that the availability of Networks inspired most of the staff to be computer literate and use of the Internet to access information. The productivity was measured through the publications output and found increased.

The Information Technologist Vol. 2(2) 2005: 71-76
Published
2006-04-21
Section
Articles

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