This study was conducted to examine the
availability and patronage of electronic resources by
male and female students in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
University Bauchi, Bauchi state, Nigeria. 1500 male and
female students formed the population of the study.
Survey research method was adopted. Questionnaire
was used as an instrument for data collection.
Frequency counts and simple percentages were used in
analysing the data collected. The study revealed that
female students of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Bauchi have rarely patronized electronic resources in
the e-library and as such has tremendous impact on
their level of awareness on global world of electronic
information and thereby would affects their academic
performances. The study recommended among others,
awareness of the availability of electronic resources in
the library and the need for the female students to
acquire more skills in the use of electronic resources
Keywords : Electronic Resources, Availability, Patronage, University Students, Nigeria.