An assessment of availability, accessibility and useability of ICT resources of library by Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) students from 2008 to 2012

  • IB Okoye
Keywords: Accessibility, Availability, Useability, Information, Communication, Technology, Students, Library, …………, University

Abstract

This article looked into the availability, accessibility and useability of ICT resources from 2008-2012. The work was able to identify the type of ICT resources the library has in those years . Historical research design was adapted for this study. Data were analysed using simple table and bar chart. The population of the study was based on 14,000 students, no sample size was drawn. Out of about that 14,000 students in the Federal University of T echnology Owerri only 4, 104 students had access to and used the ICT resources in 2008, 4, 400 students had access to and used the resource in 2009, while in 2010 the number reduced drastically to 389 students this was as a result of certain factors such as technical fault, power problem, inadequate accommodation and so on. In 2012 a total of 698 students accessed and used the ICT resources, the problem were as in 2011. The data was analyzed and presented in a simple table and bar chart. After which, recommendations were made.

Key Words: Accessibility, Availability, Useability, Information ,  Communication, Technology, Students, Library, …………, University.

Published
2013-08-08
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Articles

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