Information seeking Behavior of lecturers in Faculties of Education in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and University of Ibadan

  • SF Akinola

Abstract

The study investigate the information seeking patterns and types of information sources used on the internet by lecturers in Faculties of Education in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and University of Ibadan. The study employed the descriptive research method, using questionnaire for data collection. One hundred lecturers constituted the sample, comprising 54 from University of Ibadan and 46 from Obafemi Awolowo University. The study concluded that majority of the respondents from both universities seek information to update knowledge; 5.4 percent from U.I while 36 percent responded from O.A.U. The study recommended that the two University libraries should increase their internet bandwidth to improve their Internet speeds.
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