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|Title:||Role of Information Literacy Skills on Use of Information Resources by Medical Students in Lagos State|
Olawoyin, Olajumoke R.
Esse, Ugwunwa C.
|Keywords:||Information Literacy Skills|
Use of Information
|Publisher:||Library Philosophy and Practice|
|Citation:||Akpovire, E., Olawoyin, O. R., Adebayo, O., & Esse, U. C. (2019). Role of Information Literacy Skills on Use of Information Resources by Medical Students in Lagos State. Library Philosophy and Practice, 1-18.|
|Abstract:||Background: This paper investigates the role of information literacy skills on use of information resources by medical students in Lagos state. Objectives: Find out the types of information resources available, level of availability and the skills for accessing them, level of information resources used, is there a significant relationship between information literacy skills and use of information resources. Methods: The study adopted a survey research design. Total enumeration sampling technique was employed. Self-structured questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. Data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics while Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) to test the hypothesis. Results: The study found out that print newspapers, textbooks and e-resources were mostly available to the Medical students. Conclusion: the study concludes that adequate attention should be given to information literacy by ensuring that medical students acquire relevant competencies which are essential for information search.|
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