Evaluation of Web 2.0 Use by School Library Personnel in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

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Ibrahim A. Ayankola

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Published: 20 March 2024 | Article Type : Research Article

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The study examined the use of web 2.0 tools and library service delivery in private secondary schools in Ibadan metropolis, Oyo State, Nigeria. It examined the available services in the school libraries, the level of quality of services provided to students, the web 2.0 tools available and the level of web 2.0 tools used by librarians in private secondary schools in Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria. The study established the relationship between use of Web 2.0 tools and library service delivery. The study adopted the descriptive research design of correlational type and employed a simple random sampling technique. Data were collected within (149) private secondary schools library personnel across (11) local governments in Ibadan. Findings from the study revealed that the availability of library services in private secondary school in Ibadan metropolis was high, the use of web 2.0 tools rated high, web 2.0 increases flexibility of access to other online resources. Furthermore, positive significance relationship was established between use of web 2.0 tools and library service delivery (r=.311, p=.000<.05) in private secondary schools in Ibadan. The study recommended general awareness about web 2.0 tools, adoption and use of web 2.0 tools, provision of funding for acquisition of facilities to support the use of Web 2.0 tools, as well as training of school library personnel on the use of Web 2.0 tools for library service delivery.

Keywords: Web 2.0, library Service Delivery, Private Secondary Schools, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

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Ibrahim A. Ayankola. (2024-03-20). "Evaluation of Web 2.0 Use by School Library Personnel in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria." *Volume 8*, 1, 11-22