Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 2(7), pp. 1265-1269  July 2011         
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Use of library resources, study habit and science achievement of junior secondary school students


E. M. Aanu1 and R. A. Olatoye2*

1Department of Curriculum Studies and Instructional Technology,Faculty of Education,Olabisi Onabanjo University,Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.

2Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, College of Education, Ipetu-Ijesa Campus, Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria.

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Received 30 May, 2011 ; Accepted 30 June, 2011


This study investigated combined and relative influences of use of library resources and study habit on science achievement of the junior secondary school students in Ogun State, Nigeria. Three hundred and sixty (360) students randomly selected from twelve secondary schools in Ogun State participated in the study. Three instruments were designed and used for data collection. Use of library resources and study habit combined together

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