Electronic Resources as a Panacea for Research Output of Academic Staff: A Case Study of Nigerian University
Dr Bamigboye, Olusola Bamidele; Dr Odunlade, Racheal Opeyemi; Agboola, Idayat Odunola; Emmanuel, Sunday Oluwafemi

This paper examines electronic resources as a means of improving research output of academic staff in Nigerian university. Survey method was adopted in conducting the research. Structured questionnaire were employed to obtain data from 105 respondents who returned questionnaire selected for the study. The data obtained were analyzed using simple percentages. Findings of the study revealed that majority of academic staff were able to access e-resources at their offices/Laboratory, Off campus and University library, academic staff frequently make use of e-resources for their research interest and also agreed that e-resources contributed to their research output. Part of the recommendations includes Nigerian university through their libraries should subscribe for more e-resources and databases that covers all courses ran by the university and ensure constant electricity supply in the campus.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jlis.v6n1a5