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University of Nebraska - Lincoln

2015

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Reviving The Reading Culture: School Library Programmes In Promoting Voluntary Reading Amongst Students: The Case Of Imo State, Nigeria., Justina Ogbonna Ph.D, Jacintha U. Eze (Ph.D) Aug 2015

Reviving The Reading Culture: School Library Programmes In Promoting Voluntary Reading Amongst Students: The Case Of Imo State, Nigeria., Justina Ogbonna Ph.D, Jacintha U. Eze (Ph.D)

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Considering the poor state of the Nigerian reading culture, this paper went to look into the how school library programmes could be used to promote free voluntary reading thereby reviving the dilapidated reading culture. The main objectives of the study were to find out the school library reading programmes employed in promoting free voluntary reading of secondary school students and examine the influence of school library reading programmes on free voluntary reading. The study was a survey; the population comprised of 36 secondary schools from where 27 were sampled with about 1000 student users of the school libraries. Questionnaires and …


Barriers To Information Seeking By Secondary School Students In Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria, Chidinma Onwuchekwa Ogba Mar 2015

Barriers To Information Seeking By Secondary School Students In Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria, Chidinma Onwuchekwa Ogba

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper investigated barriers to information seeking in Secondary School Libraries in Ado-Ekiti by using Kuhlthau’s framework of intermediation with Harris and Dewdney’s principles on information seeking. A random sampling technique was used to select five Private Secondary Schools (out of twenty Private Secondary Schools) in Ado-Ekiti while saturation sampling was used in selection of participants for this research. A Case study design using focus group discussion, observation and unstructured interview methods were used. A focus group discussion (group interview) was used to gather data separately from JSS II and SSS II students in each school; it was recorded using …


Preservation Of Information Resources In Selected School Libraries In Ibadan North Local Government Area Of Oyo State, Nigeria, Sunday A. Oluwaniyi Jan 2015

Preservation Of Information Resources In Selected School Libraries In Ibadan North Local Government Area Of Oyo State, Nigeria, Sunday A. Oluwaniyi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

This study investigated the preservation of information resources in selected school libraries in Ibadan North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. The study examined the existence of preservation of information policies in school libraries, preservation measures in place, preservation equipment and materials available in school libraries, level of support given to preservation by the school management, level of training given to library staff on preservation in school libraries and barriers to effective preservation of information resources in school libraries.

The study adopted a descriptive survey research design and the instruments used were structured questionnaire administered to the school …