This study examined digital literacy competence influence on social media use among librarians in public university libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria. The descriptive research design was adopted and population was made up of 55 librarians drawn from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu-Ode, using total enumeration sampling technique. The questionnaire was the main instrument adopted for data collection, data collected was analyzed using frequency counts and percentages. The study revealed that the respondents attested that they possessed good digital literacy competence needed for their daily activities in the library. Also, it was found that the respondents utilized the social media tools like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube at appreciable level. Challenges such as lack of digital/computer literacy competence, poor Internet connectivity, and lack of access to the Internet, or its low bandwidth were the identified challenges.
The study therefore established the influence of digital literacy competence on social media use among the librarians and recommended that the Internet bandwidth should be increased in the library so as to maximally utilize the social media tools in the library and also a functional policy should be formulated by library management that will compel librarians and other library personnel training relating to digital literacy.
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