Use and importance of the Internet at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria

  • Manish Kumar Mishra Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Keywords: Internet, Importance, Respondent, University of Maiduguri

Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the use and importance of Internet at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. The results from the analysis showed that Internet is very important for 60.77 percent respondents, with 74.62 percent of the respondents using the Internet for research. Yahoo is the preferred e-mail client for 79.23 percent of the respondents and 71.54 percent of the respondents use Google as their favorite search engine. Necessary facilities should be provided to faculty and students to make use of information resources available on the Internet.

Author Biography

Manish Kumar Mishra, Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Lecturer Department of Computer Engineering
Published
2009-02-26
How to Cite
Mishra, M. K. (2009). Use and importance of the Internet at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. First Monday, 14(3). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v14i3.2301