Empirical investigation on impact of Koha on library services in selected academic libraries in Nigeria

Tella, Adeyinka ; Oladeji, Titilayo Ifeoluwa


This study examined the impact of Koha on library services in some selected universities in Nigeria. A total of 50 library staff was purposively selected from five universities belonging to south-western and north-central regions of the country. A self-designed questionnaire was administered to both professional and para-professional staff of the libraries. Collected data was analyzed using descriptive statistical method. The results of the analysis of the data showed that Koha has favorably impacted their libraries. Some difficulties encountered in implementing Koha were inadequate infrastructure and financial constraints.


Library software; Open Source software; Koha; Library services; Academic libraries

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