1.1 Background of the study
Acquisition of information resources otherwise known as Collection Development is a core activity of libraries the world over. In the academic library, the acquisition section performs the variety of function and it is the chief link to the other section of the library. The acquisition section of the academic library is one of the vital sections which deal with the collection development in a significant away that controls all the activities of the library. It is referred to as the heart bite of every library be it E- Library or the traditional library. The notion that innovation in information technology (e-library) in information palace will affect traditional methods of acquisitions has not come to play. Libraries still acquire and maintain massive book collections while managing other information formats (Adesanya & Agyen, 2015).