LIBRARY USER EDUCATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA: (A CASE STUDY OF THE FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECHNICAL) UMUNZE)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page
Abstract
Table of content

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION
1.1   Background of the study
1.2   Statement of the problem
1.3   Objective of the study
14.   Scope of study
1.5   Significance of the study
1.6   Research Question
1.7   Definition of terms

 

CHAPTER TWO

2.1   Review of related literature

CHAPTER THREE

3.0   Research methodology
3.1      Research Design
3.2      Area of the study
3.3      Population of the study
3.4      Sampling  and Sampling techniques
3.5.1                 Instrumentation (Instrument  for
Data Collection)
3.5.2          Validity of Instrument
3.5.3          Reliability of Instrument
3.6   Distribution and Retrieval of the instrument
3.7   Data Analysis Techniques

CHAPTER FOUR 
4.1      Presentation and Data Findings
4.2      Data Analysis interpretation                   

CHAPTER FIVE
5.1   Summary
5.2   Conclusion
5.3   Recommendations
5.4   Suggestion for further studies
References
Appendix



ABSTRACT
The research focuses on user education in academic libraries, using the federal college of education (Technical) Umunze as its case study. User education is an academic program that is designed by Universities and other higher institution to educate library users on how to effectively utilize library resources and services. This study was carried out using a descriptive survey method and questionnaire were also used, including interview for data collection. The population sample embraced 50 (30%) of respondents who were the staff of library, lecturers and students who are all users of the libraryThe research result is aimed at finding out the relevance and impact of user education for effective use of the library. It is basically on the knowledge in which users of library gets in educating them. How often they are being orientated, if they can be able to search information on their own after orientation or assistance. The study also pointed out the various problems associated with user education and also the ones faced by librarians who are meant to educate the users. The study also offered solutions. The project work is made up of five chapters, chapter one of this research deals with the aims and objectives of the study. The second chapter deals with the literature review. Chapter three is the research methodology, chapter four data presentation analysis and findings, while chapter five is summary, conclusion and recommendation.


CHAPTER ONE
1.0                           INTRODUCTION
1.1      Background of the study:
One of the fundamental laws of the library is that the resources (books and non-book) must be well consulted. The librarian has to acquire and provide access to information stocked in the library. The user is very important in the practice of librarianship, this is the library process revolves around the users.
The library provides user education in order to equip a user with enough knowledge on the use of library so as to enable them use the library resources effectively. The reason for the provision of user education in the library is that library processes could be so complex that an average user may not easily comprehend how to utilize the available resources. As a result of the era of information explosion in which we are, information is expending at a very fast rate and new resources are being introduced into the library (Aina, 2004). With the advent of information and communication technology (ICT), which has permeated all the activities of libraries, it is important to explain the working of a library to a new user in detail. The ultimate objective of any library is to enable users exploit its resources to the fullest.....

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