Relationship Between Information Communication Technology and Book Production in Publishing Industry in Nigeria
The study investigated the correlation between information communication technology and book production in publishing industry in Nigeria. Two forms of relationships were examined such as relationship between the application of communication facilities and book production and relationship between the application of technology facilities and book production in Nigeria. Null hypotheses were formulated thus: “There is no significant relationship between the application of communication facilities and book production in Nigeria and there is no significant relationship between application of technology facilities and book production in Nigeria.” Survey research design was adopted for this study. The subject of the study consisted of all staff of the ten selected publishing industries in Nigeria, but a total of five hundred and forty six (546) personnel were sampled for the study using purposive sampling technique. It was discovered that, there was a significant relationship between the applications of communication and technology facilities in book production in Nigeria. The findings revealed that, the publishers had accepted and adopted the use of communication and technology facilities in Nigeria publishing industry, and had improved quality of production and increased productivity of books. Based on the findings, recommendations were proffered.
Keywords: ICT, Utilization, Book Production Publishing Industry,, Library Materials
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