IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology


Influence of level of study on information literacy skills of undergraduate students in Nasarawa State University, KEFFI


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Author Details: Elijah Ojowu Ode

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

Print ISSN : 2582-1555

Article First Page : 1

Article End Page : 6


Abstract

A high degree of essential information literacy skills and experience in information handling and in effective independent learning among students have become apparent. However, the determinants of their art of navigating the world of information available to them are unclear. It is therefore, imperative to identify those essential determinants that influence the information literacy skills of the undergraduate students. The study used descriptive survey design, which aims at determining the influence of level of study on information literacy skills Possessed by undergraduate students in Nasarawa State University, Keffi. One thousand students were sampled from the population for the study. One research question which was raised to guide the study was subsumed in a hypothesis. Questionnaire was used to collect the data which were analysed using mean and standard deviation while t-test statistic and ANOVA was used to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The outcome of the findings revealed that level of study significantly influences the information literacy skills of undergraduate students in Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

Keywords:
Information, Information Literacy, Information Literacy Skills, Literacy skills