IMPACT OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARY IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGINEERING: A CASE STUDY OF ADELEKE UNIVERSITY
The library is a resource center for providing a wide range of educational resources to supply information needs of staff and students. However, the use of academic library resources depends on the information literacy skills of staff members and students. The study investigated the university library's impact on the teaching and learning of engineering courses in Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State. Parameters measured include library usage, satisfaction, and implications for teaching and learning of engineering. The study used random sampling and survey research design with a population of 170 comprising members of staff and students of the engineering faculty. Descriptive statistics was used for data analysis and ANOVA was used to test the hypothesis at the 95% level of confidence. Findings revealed that 93% of Faculty of Engineering staff members and students utilize and consult the library regularly for teaching and learning purposes. The study concluded that the university library is instrumental, and it does have a positive impact on teaching and learning of engineering in Adeleke University. The study recommended that the university library should ensure a continuous provision and availability of library resources for effective teaching and learning of Engineering.