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Digital Literacy Skills Among Librarians in University Libraries In the 21st Century in Edo And Delta States, Nigeria

Digital Literacy Skills Among Librarians in University Libraries In the 21st Century in Edo And Delta States, Nigeria
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Author(s): Ogochukwu Thaddaeus Emiri (Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2017
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Pages: 16
Source title: International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Manika Lamba (University of Delhi, India)
DOI: 10.4018/IJLIS.2017010103

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Abstract

This paper discussed the contemporary digital literacy skills (DLS) among librarians in university libraries the 21st century in Edo and Delta States of Southern Nigeria. The study was guided by six objectives and research questions and one hypothesis. The design of the study is descriptive survey and the population consist of all librarians from university libraries in the aforementioned states in Nigeria. The instrument used to generate data is the questionnaire and the date generated was analysed using simple percentages and frequency count for research questions and SPSS version 14.0. The findings show that electronic mailing, social networking, use of PDAs, mobile phones and internet surfing are the major DLS amongst librarians. It was also discovered that librarians acquired DLS through colleague's assistance, trial and error, IT programmes and formal education while librarian's level of use of DLS is low amongst other findings. Researcher made useful recommendations.

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