Idiegbeyan-ose, Jerome and Osazuwa, Egbe (2014) EVALUATION OF E-RESOURCES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES. JEWEL JOURNAL OF LIBRARIANSHIP, 6 (1). pp. 71-77. ISSN 2141- 3908

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This study examined evaluation of e-resources in academic'• libraries. Sun•ey research design \\'as used wl1ich involved the use of questionnaire as the major instrument. Data was analr::.ed using frequencies and percellfages. The study found that the libraries have in their collections e-resources. it was also disco1•ered that there is need for evaluation of e-resources. Among the criteria used in evaluation are: authority, cost, relei'Gnt, coverage, currency. etc. it was also found that the librarians idemify relevant e-resources through vendors. online reading, other librarians, academic staff, and studellts. Among the challenges of using E-resources are finance, lack of technical knowhow, power outage and low bandwidth. It is recommended that libraries and librarians should take evaluation of e-resources very seriously because there is explosion of e-resources. Evaluation will enable the libraries to acquire the relevallt and necessary e-resources in order to satisfy users.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Depositing User: TOLUWANI BOTU
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2019 14:40
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2019 14:32
URI: https://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/1882

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