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Title: Information Seeking Process and Use of Internet Search Engines by Undergraduate Students in Universities in Bauchi State
Authors: Mustapha, Mahmud Mamman
Etubi, Muhammad
Allahde, Siiehu
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: NLA Journal
Series/Report no.: Vol. 5;No. 5; Pp 83-94
Abstract: This study investigated the information seeking process and use of Internet search engines by Undergraduate students in Universities in Bauchi State. A quantitative research methodology with a Co-relational design was used to collect and present a statistical analysis of findings from 242 sample respondents. The sample itself was drawn from a population size of 664 Undergraduate students from the 2 (two) Universities in Bauchi State the instrument for the study is a questionnaire which was administered using a simple random sampling technique. The main finding of the study is that the information needs of Undergraduate students in Bauchi State are information on class assignment, next lecture topic, entertainment and leisure. The main factor militating against information seeking process in Internet search engines among Undergraduate students in Universities in Bauchi State is fluctuating internet connectivity.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2439
ISSN: 1118-5503
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