SIGNIFICANCE OF LIBRARY EDUCATION ON LIBRARY PATRONAGE AMONG EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT


SIGNIFICANCE OF LIBRARY EDUCATION ON LIBRARY PATRONAGE AMONG EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT


Oluwabunmi Ogunleye

Ekiti-State University Library


Global Journal of Library and Information Science

This paper discussed the role of library education on library patronage among Ekiti State university students. The study is based on personal experiment on student within the library, and their optimal usage of library materials both electronic and print materials. This paper as well reviews some documentation on library education and it impacts through, faculty library head reports on student head counts during library opening hour and the report on materials consulted by all students. It also embraces the report of introduction techniques and other services rendered by the school management in inculcating the “use of library and study skills” as a course of study for all new students to stress the importance of effectively and efficiently usage of available library materials for better academic performance. Educational performance evaluation report on student from four faculties within the university was also a secondary data used in this paper.


Keywords: Library education (LB), Library Patronage (LP), Information, Patron.


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How to cite this article:
Oluwabunmi Ogunleye.SIGNIFICANCE OF LIBRARY EDUCATION ON LIBRARY PATRONAGE AMONG EKITI STATE.Global Journal of Library and Information Science, 2019, 2:17.


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