The Impact of Technostress on Librarians: A Survey of Covenant University Library

  • C Isiakpona
  • O Adebayo

Abstract

This paper discusses technostress and how it affects librarians in Covenant University. The descriptive survey research method was used in investigating how technostress affects librarians in the course of carrying out their daily routines. Specifically, a questionnaire was designed and distributed to the librarians. The data was represented in tables and simple percentage used to analyze the data. It was found that technostress affects librarians to an extent while carrying out their duties on a daily basis. The study also found out that sitting positions, slow internet network among others are causes of technostress. It concluded by admonishing librarians to brace up and keep pace with technological developments because the library environment will keep changing. It is very necessary to create awareness about technostress, its effects and possible ways to manage it. Proper training should be given to
librarians on how to handle new technologies.
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