International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 245

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of responsibilities of electronic readiness and software for museums online in national commission for museums and monuments in Nigeria

J. Onaade Ojo
  • J. Onaade Ojo
  • Technical Services Department, University of Lagos, UNILAG Main Library, Akoka, Yaba, Nigeria.
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A. Taye Pedro
  • A. Taye Pedro
  • National Museum Onike, Lagos, Nigeria.
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A. Olayemi Nwogbe
  • A. Olayemi Nwogbe
  • Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 31 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 18 July 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019


This study was carried to identify level of electronic readiness in museums by assessing the uses of electronic readiness provision in museum services, and also to determine the factors responsible for ineffective use of electronic readiness in museums. Descriptive survey research was used for this study. Total enumeration sampling technique was adopted for the sampling procedure. This was chosen because of the small number of number of population of professional museum staff involved which is put at 784 as at 2012. Questionnaires were distributed to museum professionals at 16 museums, located in the South-West and North –Central geo-political zones of Nigeria to collect for the study. Questionnaires administered, the data collected were analysed with the use of statistics depicting the mean and standard deviation. Findings indicated the highest availability of e-readiness resources by respondents was the use of computer (Mean =2.55) and followed by use of e-mail (Mean =2.53), museum website (Mean=2.23), internet (Mean=2.20), the least was CD-Rom (mean =1.62) respectively. The overall result indicated that computer is the most available e-readiness resources use in museums. It was recommended that the country’s museums must be computerised


Key words: Electronic readiness, museums online, software for museums, national commission for museums and monuments, electronic resources, information communication technology.