The Use of Faculty Opinion for Collection Evaluation at Redeemer’s University (RUN) Library, Nigeria

Oseghale, Osagie The Use of Faculty Opinion for Collection Evaluation at Redeemer’s University (RUN) Library, Nigeria., 2007 (Unpublished) [Preprint]

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The Survey research design was adopted. 70 academic staff participated in the study. Questionnaire was use for data collection. Data collected were analyzed and results summarized using charts and tables. Findings showed that majority of academic staff occasionally find relevant information materials in the collection and the information materials they find are current and sufficiently reflective of the curriculum of teaching courses at Redeemer’s university (RUN) Nigeria. It showed that the collection is effective and strong in Subject, reference and virtual library but poor in physical journals collection. The study revealed that library users judge the quality of a collection by the extent to which it can meet their teaching, learning and research requirements It therefore recommended that collection development librarians should consider, in consultation with academic colleagues, what the library can and should provide, and how this balance will relate to teaching, learning and research needs of users.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: Use of faculty Opinion; Collection Evaluation; Collection Development; Redeemer’s University Library
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
Depositing user: Osagie Oseghale
Date deposited: 09 Jan 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10906

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