Availability and Use of Reference Sources and Service in Babcock University Library

Availability and Use of Reference Sources and Service in Babcock University Library

Author by Dr. Sussan Ogbuiyi

Journal/Publisher: International Journal Of Recent Research In Social Sciences And Humanities (ijrrssh)

Volume/Edition: 1

Language: English

Pages: 44 - 49

Abstract

This study investigated the availability and use of reference sources and service in Babcock university library. A survey research design was used and a simple random samplingmethod was adopted to determine the 93 samples used for this study. Findings were analyzed using descriptive statisticsand the results indicated that 38(40.9%) of the respondents use the reference sourcesweekly. Majority of the respondents indicated that reference sources are highly available, accessible and adequate exceptyearbook, bibliographies and biographies that are not available, accessible and adequate.Therefore, university libraries should provide students with relevant reference sources, effective library orientation programmes and also employ an innovative librarian that has good customer relationship.


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