Journal of Academic Library and Information Science
International Journal of Academic Library and Information Science
Vol. 4(3), pp. 87–93, March, 2016.
Full Length Research
Undergraduates’ Computer Skills and the Use of Online Information Resources: A Case Study of Library and Information Science Students of Delta State University, Nigeria
1ODEDE ISRAEL AND 2ODEDE EDESIRI
1,2 Department of Library and Information Science, Delta State University, Abraka-Nigeria. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted 20 April 2016
growth of information resources on the internet in this 21st century
have necessitate the need for computer literacy and online searching
skills to enhance easy access to and use of academic materials among
undergraduate students. The study adopted descriptive survey method.
Questionnaire was used to collect data for the study, and descriptive
statistical method was used in analyzing the data collected and simple
random sampling techniques were used to select the sample size for the
study. The findings revealed that98.5%agreed that Computer skills
enhance their use of online information resources as well as being
confidence in using online information resources due to their level of
computer skills respectively. The study also revealed that undergraduate
students are computer literate. Also the findings revealed that majority
of the participants frequently make use of online resources. The study
recommends among others that there should be a conscious effort by the
institution to improve the computer skills of its students since it
affects their ability to use online resources.
Cite This Article As: Israel O, Edesiri O (2016). Undergraduates’ Computer Skills and the Use of Online Information Resources: A Case Study of Library and Information Science Students of Delta State University, Nigeria. Inter. J. Acad. Lib. Info. Sci. 4(3): 87-93.