Utilization of electronic books (e-books) by Higher National Diploma (HND) students in Nigerian Library School: The Federal Polytechnic, Nekede experience
The study focused on Utilization of Electronic books (e -books) by Higher National Diploma (HND ) students in Nigerian library school using the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria as case study. The survey method of research was adopted for the study with the questionnaire as the major instrument for data collection and the data collected were analyzed using simple frequency tables and percentage. Findings show that utilization of e -books is becoming popular among Higher National Diploma students in Nigerian library school because of the inherent advantages associated with it. In spite of the limitations to effective utilization of e-books, it is recommended that students in higher institutions in Nigeria should be encourage to be ICT compliant so as to enable them take advantage of the benefits associated with electronic books since it can be accessed any time irrespective of location.
Key Words: Utilization, Electronic, Books, Students, Nigeria, Library, Polytechnic.