AVAILABILITY AND USE OF DIGITAL INFORMATION RESOURCES BY UNDERGRADUATES OF UNIVERSITIES IN DELTA AND EDO STATES, NIGERIA.

Submitted by : Urhiewhu, Lucky Oghene
University: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA. ANAMBRA STATE
E-mail : [email protected]
Supervisor's Name :
Year of award : 2014
Awards : LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
Summary of Thesis

The research work investigated the availability and use of Digital Information Resources by undergraduates of universities in Delta and Edo States. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population comprised ten thousand eight hundred and eighty-two students (10, 882) in four universities in Delta and Edo States in Nigeria. The sample size comprised one thousand and eighty-eight (1,088) respondents, selected through proportionate stratified random sampling technique. Capture sampling was adopted for the administration of the instrument. Three research questions guided the study and two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Observation checklist and questi...

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THESIS CHAPTER SCHEME

CHAPTER ONE : INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

Statement of Problem

Purpose of the Study

Significance of the Study

Scope of the Study

Research Question

Research   Hypotheses

CHAPTER TWO:  REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Conceptual framework

Digital Information Resources ( DIRs)

Theoretical framework

Theory of information science that relates to

Digital Information Resources (DIRs)

Theoretical Studies

Digital Information Resources

Use of Digital Information Resource (DIRs)

Constraints militating against use of digital information resources

Empirical studies

Summary of Review of Related Literature

CHAPTER THREE: METHOD

Research design

Area of the study

Population of the Study

Sample and Sampling technique

Instrument for data collection

Validation of the instrument

Reliability of the instrument

Method of data collection

Method of data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA

Research question 1

Research question 2

Research question 3

Research Hypothesis 1

Research Hypothesis 2

Summary of Findings

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION OF RESULTS, CONCLUSION

AND RECOMMENDATION

Discussion of Results

Conclusion

Implications of the Study

Recommendations

Limitations of the Study

Suggestions for Further Research

REFERENCES

APPENDICES


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