Assessment of Use of Library Resources and Services by Students at the University of Delta, Agbor, Nigeria

Abraka Humanities Review, Voiume 14, Number 1

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  • Okonoko Vera Ngozi Author
  • Chinemerem Clement Ukanga Author
  • Mary Mfon Bassey Author

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https://doi.org/10.60951/afrischolar-204

Keywords:

University, Library, Academic, Assets, Use, Valuation

Abstract

This study assessed the use of library resources and services by students at the University of Delta, Agbor, Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey research method and employed a structured questionnaire and observations to collect data. The entire population of 371 universities at the University Delta Agbor library was involved in the study. Five objectives guided the study. The data collected were analysed using frequencies and mean with a score of 2.5 as a criterion mean. Findings revealed that the University of Delta, Agbor, provides a good number of information resources in their library, such as textbooks, journals, computers, dictionaries, photocopying/printing/ scanning, encyclopaedia, newspaper/magazine and CD-ROM, among others. The results revealed that the extent of the use of information resources by the students at the University of Delta, Agbor, is very high. The study further revealed that the respondents disagreed with using Internet facilities, whereas they agreed with using other items. The study also revealed that the level of use of services provided at the University of Delta, Agbor, is high extent. The study further suggested strategies to improve the use of library resources and services at universities, including the provision of Internet services, library operation hours being extended beyond school hours, and Philanthropist individuals being contacted for donations, among others.

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  • Chinemerem Clement Ukanga



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Ngozi, O. V., Ukanga, C. C., & Bassey, M. M. (2024). Assessment of Use of Library Resources and Services by Students at the University of Delta, Agbor, Nigeria : Abraka Humanities Review, Voiume 14, Number 1. Afrischolar Discovery Repository (Annex), 70-81. https://doi.org/10.60951/afrischolar-204

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