JLIS abstracts



Information Seeking Behaviour of Agricultural Students in Selected Nigerian Universities. 19,2;1994;140-47

Examines the information seeking behaviour of agricultural students in selected Nigerian Universities. Information was sought through the use of questionnaire distributed to students in five universities offering agricultural courses including a University of Agriculture . Analysis of the questionnaire showed that students make less use of the library than expected as over 58.5% of respondents indicated that after attending formal lectures, they first turn to their lecturers for further information rather than to the library. This corroborates the general finding that library shelves are disorganized because users have little idea about systematic library usage. Recommends that library orientation strongly focused on information gathering be established where they are non-existent and intensified where already in place.