LITERATURE REVIEW ON INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS, COMPUTER SELF-EFFICACY AND ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES USE BY UNDERGRADUATES IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, NIGERIA

Muhammad Kabir Sahabi (CLN), Prof. Gabriel O. Alegbeleye, E. Madukoma (PhD)

Abstract


The study review literature on information literacy skills, computer self-efficacy and electronic information resources use by undergraduates in University Libraries, Nigeria. Students need information for a variety of activities and the university library is a resource center for providing a wide range of electronic resources that can meet any academic purpose. However, the use of electronic resources is largely dependent on the information literacy skills and computer self-efficacy of the students. An empirical review was carried out to examine information literacy skills, computer self-efficacy and electronic information resources use by undergraduates in University Libraries, Nigeria. More than 50 literature were reviewed. The study reveal that the quality and volume of academic work is largely influenced by the knowledge and skills possessed in the use of e-library resources. It therefore concluded that students in tertiary institutions need to update their information literacy skills and computer self-efficacy.


Keywords


University library, ICT facilities, information literacy skills, computer self-efficacy and electronic information resources

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