Information Retrieval System (A Case Study Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Uniudike And Rhema University, Aba)

LILIAN C NWOKEDI | 55 pages (8724 words) | Projects

ABSTRACT

 The study looked at the information retrieval system in MOUAU and Rhema university libraries located in the south eastern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Five research questions were formulated to guide the study. A total of 21,214 students were used as the sample frame, a simple random sampling technique was used to draw a 1086 respondents for the study. Of the 1068 questionnaires distributed, 681 were duly filled and returned for the study. The instrument used to collect data for the study was a well structured questionnaire. The findings of the study shows that MOUAU is using a manual information retrieval system, while Rhema university library uses an automated information retrieval system.. The findings revealed that the purpose for using the retrieval systems includes among others, to provide users with information or documents of their interest. The study recommended that MOUAU should adopt the use of automated information retrieval system, it also recommended that facilities and infrastructure such as adequate power supply should be made available to both MOUAU and Rhema university libraries, to support the automated systems and on-the-job training should be organised for library staff to enable them keep abreast of development in retrieval systems.

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APA

LILIAN, N (2021). Information Retrieval System (A Case Study Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Uniudike And Rhema University, Aba). Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 07, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-retrieval-system-a-case-study-of-michael-okpara-university-of-agriculture-uniudike-and-rhema-university-aba-7-2

MLA 8th

NWOKEDI, LILIAN. "Information Retrieval System (A Case Study Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Uniudike And Rhema University, Aba)" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 18 Nov. 2021, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-retrieval-system-a-case-study-of-michael-okpara-university-of-agriculture-uniudike-and-rhema-university-aba-7-2. Accessed 07 Feb. 2023.

MLA7

NWOKEDI, LILIAN. "Information Retrieval System (A Case Study Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Uniudike And Rhema University, Aba)". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 18 Nov. 2021. Web. 07 Feb. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-retrieval-system-a-case-study-of-michael-okpara-university-of-agriculture-uniudike-and-rhema-university-aba-7-2 >.

Chicago

NWOKEDI, LILIAN. "Information Retrieval System (A Case Study Of Michael Okpara University Of Agriculture, Uniudike And Rhema University, Aba)" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2021). Accessed 07 Feb. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/information-retrieval-system-a-case-study-of-michael-okpara-university-of-agriculture-uniudike-and-rhema-university-aba-7-2

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