THE USE OF SCHOOL LIBRARY RESOURCES IN OGUN STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS: A STUDY OF SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IJEBU NORTH L. G. A., NIGERIA
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
The study examined the use of school library resources in Ogun State Secondary Schools. The Population of the study consisted of selected Secondary Schools in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Out of the 240 copies of questionnaire administered, 200 were returned representing 87% and analyzed using simple percentage. The finding shows inadequacy of library resources, lack of space, unqualified library personnel and ineffective use of school library resources by students of the surveyed schools. The study recommended the provision of adequate accommodation, provision of audio-visual materials in school libraries, recruitment of qualified staff to man school libraries among others.