Yıl 2016, Cilt 4 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 16 - 22 2016-11-26

Users’ Knowledge and Use of Library Services: A Case Study of Bowen University Library

Adebayo Afolabi OLAJİDE [1] , Oyejoke Adetayo OMOTAYO [2]


The need to understand users level of knowledge and use of various library services is very important; issues of library resources has been much researched compared to library services. The research employs descriptive survey research method and a self-developed questionnaire (UKAUS) was administered to 450 students of 200-500 level of Bowen University across three departments in different faculties. The data was analysed using descriptive analysis: mean, percentages, regression and spearman correlation. The findings showed that the students have a good knowledge of the library services and use of the services. Knowledge of library services mean value is greater than that of the use. The two hypotheses tested also shows significant relationship between knowledge and use of library services. It was recommended among other things that library should do more in area of creating/impacting knowledge of various library services and also to bridge the gap between the knowledge and the use.

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Bölüm Regular Papers
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Yazar: Adebayo Afolabi OLAJİDE

Yazar: Oyejoke Adetayo OMOTAYO

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 26 Kasım 2016

APA OLAJİDE, A , OMOTAYO, O . (2016). Users’ Knowledge and Use of Library Services: A Case Study of Bowen University Library. Journal of Balkan Libraries Union , 4 (2) , 16-22 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jblu/issue/27674/291682