Perception of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for achieving sustainable development goals among library staff in federal polytechnic, Mubi in Adamawa state
The study examined the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for achieving sustainable development goals among library staff in Nigeria. In order to achieve this, two specific purposes were developed to guide the study; two research questions were answered while two null hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted survey design and was carried out in Federal Polytechnic, Mubi Adamawa State, Nigeria. The population for this study was 67 respondents which comprise 26 senior and 41 junior library staff of Federal Polytechnic, Mubi Adamawa State. Since the population is manageable, the 67 respondents were used as sample for the study. A 10 items structured questionnaire was used as the instrument for the data collection. Mean and standard deviation were used for answering the research questions while t-test statistics was used in testing hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study shows that hardware, convert non-digital material to digital format and erratic power supply are among ICT challenges among library staff. The study recommended that Government and stakeholders should provide policy that will enhance the accessibility of ICT services to the libraries.
Key Words: Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), Education, Library