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Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences >> Call for Papers Vol. 8 No. 3, March 2017

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An Assessment of the Relationship between Information Literacy Competencies and Academic Productivity amongst Staff in Nigerian Universities in North Central Geographical Zone

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Author Evarest C. Madu, V.W. Dike
ISSN 2079-8407
On Pages 179-185
Volume No. 3
Issue No. 2
Issue Date February 01, 2012
Publishing Date February 01, 2012
Keywords Information, literacy, competencies, staff academic, productivity, Nigeria, Universities


Abstract

The study examined the extent to which information literacy correlates with academic productivity in Nigeria universities in North-central geopolitical zone. The design for this study is correlation survey, that is one using a statistical techniques for establishing relationship. The population of the study comprised 2810 academic staff in the 12 universities in the zone. A total of 421 academic staff (15%) of the population from 6 universities selected through Multi-stage sampling techniques were involved as sample for this study. Two instruments, a Standard Information literacy test and an Academic Productivity Index were used to collect data for this study. The data collected were analysed with the use of Pearson’s Correlation. Result revealed that the coefficient is 0.692. the t-value for the test of significance relationship between information literacy competencies and the productivity of academic staff is 17.025. The hypothesis is rejected hence there is a significant relationship between information literacy competencies and the productivity of academic staff. It is therefore recommended that the academic staff should take advantage of the enabling environment to enhance their level of information literacy competence which will have positive effect on their research output.  

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