This study examined the availability and attitudes towards the use of electronic information
resources (EIRs) by students of Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS), Ogbomosho and Christ Apostolic Church Theological Seminary (CACTS), Ibadan. A descriptive survey research design was adopted. The population of this study was 1,853 comprising all the registered male and female students from the various faculties in NBTS and schools in CACTS. Systematic sampling technique was adopted, and therefore random sample was drawn from the large population with a fixed periodic interval of every 11th member across all the faculties and schools, giving a figure of 168. The instrument used for data collection was a self-developed questionnaire.
All the 168 copies of the questionnaire were administered and retrieved, but only 167 copies representing 99 percent were found usable for the analysis. The data gathered were organized in tabular form to indicate raw scores, which were converted into percentages. The study found that students were more favourably disposed to using mostly considered available printed materials than EIRs. The study, therefore concluded that there was an unfavourable disposition of attitudes towards the use of EIRs by the students. Lack of ICT skills required for electronic application by the students precipitated the unfavourable disposition of the attitudes. The study recommended education and training to Seminary students to impart skills applicable to accessing and using electronic library resources and services effectively for their academic and research works.
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