Utilization of Library Information Resources by Undergraduate Students of University Of Medical Science Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria
Fasa Rachael Aladeniyi (Cln), Temitope Samuel Owokole

Library information resources are vital tools in academic libraries. The success of any library depends on its resources and the utilization of the resources. This study examined the utilization of library information resources by undergraduates students of University of Medical Science, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria. Descriptive research design was employed for the study. The population of the study was the registered users of the library for 2016/2017 academic session. Availability sampling technique was used for the study. In this case only the students library user that were available in the library as at the time of this research were used for the study. Questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. A total of two hundred and seventy six (276) copies of questionnaire were administered and two hundred and thirty four (234) copies were retrieved from the respondents. The data gathered through the questionnaire were analyzed through the use of frequency count and simple percentage. According to the findings the respondents agreed to the availability of all the listed resources in the questionnaire. Majority of the respondents use the library information resources for the purpose of obtaining general information, for examination, for assignment and for research. The findings also revealed that majority of the respondents use the library information resources occasionally, while textbooks were found to be the most utilized library resources by the respondents. As revealed in the findings, only few respondents indicated that they were having challenges in their utilization of library information resources. Based on the findings of the study, some recommendations were made to enhance better use of the library information resources in the University of Medical Science Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria.

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