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The study investigated ICT skills, use and task performance among library personnel in university libraries in the South-west, Nigeria. The study adopts descriptive survey research design where a structured and validated questionnaire was employed for data collection. Total enumeration technique was used to cover 330 library personnel in public university libraries in the South-west Nigeria. Data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation) as well as OLS (Ordinary Least Square Method) at 0.05 level of significance. Test of norm revealed that tasks performance, ICT skills of respondents were high while ICT use was moderate. Further findings indicated that there was significant relative contribution of ICT skill and use on task performance of library personnel in the South-west, Nigeria. The result also revealed that ICT skills and ICT use had significant relationships with task performance of the respondents. Other finding revealed that there is joint effect of ICT skills and use on task performance (F=2.247) adjRsq=11.2%. The study recommended among others the need for library personnel to acquire adequate ICT skills in database management, trouble shooting and web 2.0 for effective task performance.
Keywords: ICT skills, ICT use, task performance, library personnel, university