Utilisation of Library Websites by Undergraduates
in University of Ilorin and Al-Hikmah University in Kwara State, Nigeria
Keywords:ICT, Utilisation, Websites, Undergraduates, Internet
This study examines utilisation of library websites by undergraduates at University of Ilorin and Al-Hikmah University. The study uses a total population of undergraduates in the University of Ilorin and Al-Hikmah University is 40,674 and 7,232 respectively. A descriptive survey design is used and a stratified random sampling technique has been adopted. Raosoft formulae is used to derive sample sizes of 269 for University of Ilorin and 184 for Al-Hikmah University and with a total sample size of 438. A questionnaire is used to collect data and coded data is analyzed dusing IBM-SPSS version 21.0 with a focus on descriptive statistics of frequency. The findings reveal that the information provided on the selected university library websites is current. The study concludes that undergraduates in the University of Ilorin and Al-Hikman University can access the site within a few seconds and the information is current and it is timely enough to meet the information need of its users. Among the recommendations given is that the management should provide good internet facilities that will help both the student and the lecturers to effectively use the library website.