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: 246

Full Length Research Paper

Availability and accessibility of electronic information resources in federal college of education libraries in Northern Nigeria

Temboge Andrew
  • Temboge Andrew
  • University Library, Federal University of Kashere, PMB 0182 Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria.
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Diso Lukman Ibraheem
  • Diso Lukman Ibraheem
  • Department of Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of Education, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 19 February 2022
  •  Accepted: 29 April 2022
  •  Published: 31 December 2022


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Rugengamanzi C (2013). Access to and use of electronic journals by Postgraduate Students at the National University of Rwanda Libraries. MLS Thesis Submitted to the Department of Library, Records Management and Information Studies, School of Information Sciences Moi University pp. 23-24.



Ternenge TS, Kashimana F (2019). Availability, accessibility, and use of electronic information resources for research by students in Francis Sulemanu Idachaba Library University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), 2352:1-41. Retrieved from:



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