Academics’ Attitudes toward the Utilization of Institutional Repositories in Nigerian Universities

  title={Academics’ Attitudes toward the Utilization of Institutional Repositories in Nigerian Universities},
  author={Scholastica Chizoma Ukwoma and V. W. Dike},
  journal={portal: Libraries and the Academy},
  pages={17 - 32}
This study was carried out to ascertain the attitudes of academics concerning the utilization of institutional repositories (IRs) in Nigerian universities. The study took the form of a descriptive survey, gathering data from the five Nigerian universities with IRs. The result showed that the universities developed IRs to create a forum for their research, to collaborate with colleagues, and for long-term preservation. Academics have positive attitudes toward the utilization of IRs, and they… 

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