Impact of School Library on Students’ Academic Achievement in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria.
This study investigated the impact of school library on students’ academic achievement in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State. Despite the importance of school library, its operation in terms of compliance to academic achievement of students’ cannot be overemphasized. Hence the assessment of the student characteristics are determined so as to know the composition of the students to the school library patronage. Data were gathered using the school record of examinations taken by SSS 3 students particularly English Language. The record of examination are taken by the random selected secondary schools students’ of the area till the time of the study. Variables such as sex were investigated. Data analysis was descriptive and analytical using t-test contingence. The findings revealed that provision and utilization of school libraries have no significance effect on senior secondary school students’ academic achievement. The data generated during the study analyzed using t-test at 0.05 level of significance. On the strength of this findings, the null hypothesis being tested was rejected. Therefore, the study recommended that for all students, both male and female should patronize library because it will assist them in their academic programs.