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Attitude o f librarians towards the use of Information and Communication Technology in some selected Nigerian Universities in Edo and Delta State , Nigeria

JO Ubogu

Abstract


The study examine d the attitude of librarians toward the use of ICT in libraries in some selected universities in Edo and Delta States Nigeria. The population of the study include 178 respondents compris ing 101 professional librarians and 77 para professional librarians respectively. Data was collected from 178 respondents of sample libraries through a set of questionnaire and 143 (80.3%) valid sets of questionnaire were used for the analysis, two research questions were asked to guide the study. Simple percentage and frequency counts were used to analyzed the data. The results indicate that librarians under study have positive attitude toward the implementation and use of ICT. Furthermore, knowledge of IC T and training of librarians influence positive attitude towards ICT. Based on the findings, it is recommended that all librarians who do not have knowledge of ICT should be adequately trained in order to have positive attitude towards the use of ICTs in t heir libraries.

Key Words : Attitude, Librarians, Information, Communication, Technology, Universities, Edo, Delta, Nigeria.




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