International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

Management of Institutional Knowledge Packaged Resources in Nigerian University Libraries: Appraisal of Availability of University-based Institutional Repository

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Bello, Stephen Adeyemi, Ojo, Roseline Funmilayo, Charles Bala Ocheje



Keywords: University-based; Institutional repository; Knowledge packaged; University libraries; North central states; Nigeria.



Abstract: University-based institutional repository helps effective management of knowledge packaged in university community for scholarly communication if established in university library. The purpose of this study is to appraise the availability of university-based institutional repository in university libraries in North Central States of Nigeria. Questionnaire and personal interview were used as instrument for data collection. Simple percentage was use for data analysis where 50% and above was considered acceptable; where below 50% was considered not acceptable. The results shows that out of eleven (11) university libraries surveyed 3(27.3%) has university-based institutional repository while 8(72.7%) do not have. Recommendations were provided in three segments which are: factors to be considered when preparing institutional knowledge package resources for university-based institutional repository; general and specific university-based institutional repository resources required and their functions (Table 2); basic steps and activities there-in in setting up university-based institutional repository in university library (Table 3).



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