Publisher: Nigerian Library Association, Cross River State Chapter

A Survey of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy Skills Level of Professional Librarians In Delta State University Library, Abraka, Nigeria

J. E. Onohwakpor (ph.d)
KEYWORDS: Information communication technology literacy skills, Professional librarians, Assessment and Delta State University


The purpose of this study was to find out the ICT skills level of library professionals in Delta State University library. A structured questionnaire based on the objectives of the study was used to conduct the survey among 20 academic librarians, 16 senior librarians and 19 assistant librarians of the main campus library, medical and faculty of Law Libraries where E­library had been established. Analysis of the data showed that most of the professional librarians have low level of ICT skills that enables them to function effectively and provide services to users technologically. The study also revealed that majority of the resources; services and tools that will enhance the ICT skills of the library professionals are not available. It was recommended that, staff development on ICT skills should be priority to the University Administration for effective automation and provision of internet services.

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