Use of Digital Literacy Skills for Electronic Information Search among Students of Higher Institutions of Kebbi State, Nigeria

Authors : SHEHU, Saidu CLN; Gambo Isah Diri

Volume/Issue : Volume 8 - 2023, Issue 1 - January

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The focus of this paper is to explore the Use of digital literacy skills for electronic information search among students of higher institutions of Kebbi State, Nigeria Survey research design was adopted for the study. The area of the study was Kebbi State located in the North West Geopolitical Region of Nigeria. The population of the study comprised all the students of higher institutions in Kebbi State. Structured questionnaire was the instrument for data collection the instrument was validated by experts from the Institutions. Data collected was analyzed using mean scores. The major findings of the study includes that students of higher institutions of Kebbi State possess digital literacy skills, but they don’t use it for their academic purpose, Based on the results of this paper, it is recommended that the leadership of the institutions suppose encourage the student to utilize digital literacy skills for their academic purposes, that the management of Institutions should establish a training center for digital literacy skill in Kebbi higher institutions that also the management of libraries in Kebbi State higher institutions should encouraged the students in using digital literacy skills for information search in their institutions information system and services centers.


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