AVAILABILITY AND USE OF ICT IN KENNETH DIKE STATE CENTRAL E-LIBRARY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

  • Esther Ekene AGHAUCHE Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, NIGERIA
  • Zifenna Nnaetoo MAKODI-BIEREENU Sokoto State University, Sokoto, NIGERIA
  • Eunice Chinonye IEREENU-NNABUGWU Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, NIGERIA
Keywords: Analogue and digital librarian, ICT Availability and Use, Kenneth Dike e-Library and Public library

Abstract

This study is on the availability and use of Information and Communication Technology, (ICT), by users in Professor Kenneth Dike State Central E-Library, Awka. The design adopted for the research is descriptive survey. The population of the study was 500 registered users. A sample size of 90 respondents gotten through accidental sampling was used. Two research questions were formulated to guide the study. Data were collected using structured questionnaire. Collected data were analyzed using frequency counts and percentages. The findings indicated that available ICT facilities were monitors, cable/Internet connection, printers, photocopiers and scanners. It was also found out that users’ ability to make use of ICT facilities was high on sending e-mails and scanning images to the computer. Among others, the study recommends that efforts should be made by the library management to provide ICT facilities and improve the services are offered by the library via ICT facilities.

Author Biographies

Esther Ekene AGHAUCHE, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, NIGERIA

Department of Library and Information Science

Zifenna Nnaetoo MAKODI-BIEREENU, Sokoto State University, Sokoto, NIGERIA

University Library

Eunice Chinonye IEREENU-NNABUGWU, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, NIGERIA

Department of Library and Information Science

Published
2020-10-05
Section
Articles