Julius Okeke Ofordile (CLN), Norbert Amaechi Agbanu (PhD, CLN), Ndidi Grace Nwankwo (CLN)


This study was conducted to find out the relationship between the use of e-library resources and users' satisfaction in university libraries in Anambra State of Nigeria. The population of this study was made up of 2000 students registered library users of two universities in Anambra State of Nigeria. The research design used was a combination of descriptive survey and linear correlation. A sample of 200 students were selected using accidental sampling technique. A researcher-designed instrument entitled E-Library Resources as a Correlate of User Satisfaction Questionnaire (ERCSQ) was used for data collection. Data was analysed using a combination of descriptive and inferential statistics. The Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) was used to ascertain the strength of the relationship between students' use of e-library resources and their satisfaction. The study revealed that students actually make use of the e-library resources in their university libraries. Results from the correlation coefficient of the two variables showed that there is a weak relationship between students use of e-library resources and the satisfaction derived. The recommendations made on the basis of these findings include: libraries should improve the quality of e-library collections or resources; the university management should provide adequate funding for the academic libraries among others. 


E-Library resources, User satisfaction, University libraries, Anambra State

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