The paper aims to discuss and investigate the prevalence of digital divide in Nigeria, using University of Calabar in Calabar Metropolis as a case study.
Validated questionnaires were administered to internet users at designated cyber café in the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
The findings of the survey show the prevalence of various forms of digital divide such as gender, marital status, age and educational level of the internet users in Nigeria.
The federal/state governments as well as university managements in Nigeria should formulate relevant policies to reduce various forms of digital divide that are prevalent in the Nigeria.
The paper recommends the need to effectively address the issue of digital divide in whatever form in Nigeria towards global integration in the digital economy.
Edet Ani, O., Uchendu, C. and Atseye, E. (2007), "Bridging the digital divide in Nigeria: a study of internet use in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria", Library Management, Vol. 28 No. 6/7, pp. 355-365. https://doi.org/10.1108/01435120710774495Download as .RIS
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