ASSESSMENT OF INFORMATION RESOURCES AND INFORMATION SERVICE DELIVERY BY LIBRARY USERS IN THE NIGERIA FRENCH LANGUAGE VILLAGE (NFLV) LIBRARY, BADAGRY.

Published: September, 2020

Author(s):

Adejo, Alhaji Augustine

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Nigeria French Language Village, Ajara Badagry.

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Abstract

This study focused on assessing Information Resources and Information Service delivery in Nigeria French Language Village (NFLV) Library, Badagry. Two research questions were set to guide the study, A descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The instrument for data collection was the questionnaire which was used as a guide to provide answers to the questions in line with the research questions in this work. Data were collected through closed structured questionnaire and personal observation. The data collected from the respondents through questionnaire were analyzed with descriptive statistics (frequency and percentages) and central tendency (mean). The findings showed that the Nigeria French language village library has both print and non-print resources that could be utilized by the library users as well as provision of information services. Based on the findings, the study recommended that the library management should install internet facilities into the library so as to enable library users access wide range of e-resources via Internet. The library should also acquire modern technological tools for information service delivery such as online public access catalogue (OPAC) and smart phones in order to ensure that library users have access to the available information resources in the library as well as communicating them of new resources through SMS and social media platforms.

Keywords: Assessment, Information Resources, Information Service delivery, Library Users,     NFLV Library.