Collection Development Variables and Utilization of Information Resources in University Libraries, South-South, Nigeria

  • Patience Owere EKPANG Department of library and information science, University of calabar, calabar
  • William Ofem. NKANU Department of library and information science,Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), Calabar
Keywords: collection development variables; utilization; information resources and libraries

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between collection development variables, and utilization of information resources in university libraries, south-south, Nigeria. To achieve the purpose of this study, two research questions were raised and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 16620 students and a sample of 800 respondents was awareness for the study. The awareness was done through the stratified and purposive random sampling technique. The results of the analyses revealed a significant relationship between awareness, acquisition and utilization of information resources. Based on these findings, it was recommended, among others that: Government should prioritize funding for the acquisition of information resources for university libraries

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Published
2020-03-03
How to Cite
Patience Owere EKPANG, & William Ofem. NKANU. (2020). Collection Development Variables and Utilization of Information Resources in University Libraries, South-South, Nigeria. Konfrontasi: Jurnal Kultural, Ekonomi Dan Perubahan Sosial, 7(1), 50-55. https://doi.org/10.33258/konfrontasi2.v7i1.96