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Assessment Of Information Literacy Skills Among Librarians In Delta State University, Abraka

ON Alakpodia


The paper surveys the information literacy skills among librarians in Delta State University, Abraka. The study is intended to explore the information literacy skills of the librarians in this era of electronic librarianship. Questionnaire and observation techniques were used to gather data. A total of 30 librarians made up of professionals and para -professionals were used in the study. Finding reveal personal characteristics of respondents, working experience, and qualifications of respondents, the way they access information, use of computer in workplace, Internet connectivity and the number of times they access the Internet per week. The work also reveals the way the librarians evaluate the information gathered and the problem encountered. The study concl udes that the librarians are qualified professionals, they do not use computers for their daily duties at workplace and they are not connected to the Internet, they lack in-service training. Recommendations were made.

Key Words: Information, literacy, technology, librarian, University.

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eISSN: 2805-3478
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