Attitudes of Library and Information Science (LIS) Postgraduate Students Towards Internet Usage in Selected Library Schools in Nigeria

  • Stanley Omondiale Unuabor
  • Kennedy Arebamen Eiriemiokhale

Abstract

This study examined the attitude of Library and Information Science Postgraduate students towards Internet usage. Survey research design was adopted, the population was Library and Information Science postgraduate students in two selected library schools. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire, two hundred and thirty nine (239) copies of the questionnaire were administered, while two hundred and seven (207) copies were sucessfully retrieved representing 86.6% response rate. Data analysis was done using descriptive and inferencial statistics. Results show that LIS postgraduate students in Nigeria use the Internet for academic endeavours. The study recommended that drastic measures should be taken by LIS  educators/administrators to provide functional internet facilities to LIS postgraduate students in their various schools to eliminate any barrier confronting them in order to enhance efficiency and quality of learning and research activities.

Keywords: ICTs; Internet; Positive Attitudes; cyberspace; Web use

Published
2019-01-17
Section
Articles

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