Influence of the Library on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis

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ABSTRACT

         This study investigated into the Influence of the Uses of library on the academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin Metropolis.

         Two hundred respondents participated in the study. Four research hypotheses were generated for the study and t-test statistical method was used to analyses the data gathered with the questionnaire. The study showed that significant relationship existed between non-funding of university library and students performance.  Also significant relationship existed between non-qualified staff and students’ performance, significant relationship existed between inadequate relevant resources and students’ performance and significant relationship exist between staff motivation and students performance. It was therefore recommended that qualified library staff must be well equipped with relevant equipment, the library should be well equipped while there should be an opportunity for future development of the library.

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENTS                                                       PAGE

TITLE PAGE                                                                  i       

CERTIFICATION                                                           ii      

DEDICATION                                                                iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                               iv     

ABSTRACT                                                                    vi     

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                 vii

LIST OF TABLES                                                          x

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                            7

Purpose of the Study                                                    8

General Questions                                                       9

Research Questions                                                     9

Research Hypotheses                                                   11    

Significance of the Study                                             12

Delimitation and Scope of the Study                           12    

Definition of Terms (Operational Definitions)              13    

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Library Administration                                                14

Library Personnel Administration                               18

Manpower and Education                                            22

Personnel Problem in Academic Library                     27

Concept of Library Resource                                        31

Availability of Library Resources                                 36

Summary of Review of Related Literature Review       38    

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD

Research Design                                                           40    

Population                                                                    41    

Sample and Sampling Techniques                              41

Instrumentation                                                           42    

Validity of the Instrument                                           42    

Reliability of the Instrument                                        43

Administration of the Instrument                                43    

Data Analysis                                                               44

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

Results                                                                          45

Discussion of Findings                                                 49    

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary                                                                      53    

Conclusion                                                                   54

Implication of the Study                                              55

Recommendations                                                        55

Limitations of the Study                                               56

Suggestions for Further Study                                    56

REFERENCES                                                               57

APPENDIX                                                                    59

 

 

 

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Yunusa, A (2021). Influence of the Library on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-the-library-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-metropolis

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and ATANDA Yunusa "Influence of the Library on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-the-library-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 03 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and ATANDA Yunusa . "Influence of the Library on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021. Web. 03 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-the-library-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-metropolis >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Yunusa, ATANDA . "Influence of the Library on the Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 03, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-the-library-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ilorin-metropolis