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Library Progress(International)( Library Science)(Started in 1981)
eISSN: 2320 317X
pISSN: 0970-1052
Impact Factor: 5.968 (Cosmos)
DOI: 10.5958/2320-317X
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Library Progress(International)( Library Science)(Started in 1981)
Year : 2022, Volume & Issue : LIB PRO. 42(1), JAN-JUN 2022
Page No. : 11-18, Article Type : Original Aticle
Article DOI : 10.5958/2320-317X.2022.00002.2 (Received on 29.03.2021, Revised on 18.01.2022, Accepted on 12.02.2022)

Challenges of Utilizing Library Resources by Students in Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa State

Habib Shehu*, Abdulakeem Akoworada Imran**, Alliyu Rasak Ojo***
Author’s Affiliation : *Department of Library and Information Technology, The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa State, Nigeria E-mail:shehabib2@gmail.com **Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Oyo, Nigeria E-mail: omoakoworada1@gmail.com ***College of Health Sciences and Technology Library, Ijero Ekiti. Nigeria E-mail: rasakalliyu@gmail.com

Corresponding Author : Habib Shehu, Department of Library and Information Technology, The Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa State, Nigeria,
E-Mail:-shehabib2@gmail.com


Abstract

This study examines the challenges of utilizing polytechnic library resources by the students in federal polytechnic Nasarawa State. In carrying out this study three research questions were guided the study. This study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population of this study is 1,825 (2018/2019) registered users of the library. The Sample for the study was 913.Proportionate sampling technique were used to draw the sample. The instrument used for data collection in this study was questionnaire. Research questions were answered using frequency count, Pie charts and percentages. Finding shows that 36.3% of the participants are male while 63.6% are female. Textbooks topped the highest consulted resources97.6%, follows by journals materials 94.8%, computers 93.7%, CD-ROM 83%, newspaper 78.6%, photocopy 77.1%, theses and dissertations 76%, reference materials 75%, offline database72.2%, scanner 58.6%, government document 44.2% among others. Finding also, reveal that 58.6% respondents establish that information resources provided by the libraries were suitable and the most impediment challenges were lack of internet 98%.The researcher proffered suggestions for effective and efficiency utilizing of library resources by students of federal polytechnic Nasarawa State. The highest suggestion acknowledged is that internet should be provided to enhance their scholar works.

How to cite this article: Shehu H., Imran A.A., A.R. (2022). Challenges of Utilizing Library Resources by Students in Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa State. Library Progress International, 42(1), 11-18.

 

Keywords

Challenges, Utilization, Library, resources, Services, Federal Polytechnic.
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