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Title: Challenges and prospects of using information communication technologies (ICTS) among Nigerian Polytechnic Libraries Reference Services
Authors: Jibia, Mamman Salisu
Mubaraka, Conrad M
Hassan, Usman Katsina
Keywords: Nigerian Polytechnic Libraries
Academic libraries
Information Communication Technologies (ICTS)
Digital libraries
Reference services
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE)
Series/Report no.: Information and Knowledge Management;Vol.3, No.6,;
Abstract: This study focused on the threats and challenges of using information communication technologies in reference services of polytechnic libraries was carried out using 600 questionnaires and observation was also used as instrument for data collection , survey method used adapted for this study. The data collected was analyzed using percentages and frequencies, means and standard deviation of the facilities, limited duration of use, denials to information into storage media, like diskettes and flash drives as some of the major threats and challenges of the optimal utilization of these facilities among the selected polytechnic libraries’ Reference sections, suggestions and recommendations were proffered such as extending the duration of use , working towards generations of funds internally, among others, to check the threats and challenges
Description: The article is available full text.
ISSN: 2224-896X (Online)
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