Utilization of electronic information resources in Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria

  • Hadiza M. Ahmed
  • Hamidu C. Anjili
Keywords: e-Resources, information resources, utilization, Ramat library

Abstract

This paper analysed utilization of electronic information resources in Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri. The study is guided by five Objectives and five research questions. Literatures on information resources were reviewed. The survey method was used. The population for the study comprised 13,995(thirteen thousand, nine hundred and ninety five) registered students in Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. A sample of 170 registered students was selected using stratified sampling technique. Data was analysed using descriptive statistics of percentage and frequency counts.Based on the findings of this study registered students are not certain that e-journals, e-books, scanner, printer, and audio-visuals are equally available. Student have unlimited accessibility in the utilization of electronic resources, students frequently utilized electronic information resources in Ramat Library. It is recommended, among others, that registered students should utilize and access electronic information resources available in the Ramat Library for the purpose of enhancing learning outcome.

Keywords: e-Resources, information resources, utilization, Ramat library

Published
2016-09-27
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2360-994X
print ISSN: 2141-4297