AIMS AND SCOPE


International Journal of Development in Information and Library Sciences is published Bi-annually by Development Universal Consortia. It seeks to expand the knowledge in Educational theory and practice, Library Science Education, Women Education, Environmental Education, Curriculum and Teaching, Guidance and Counselling, Special/Adult Education, Vocational/Technical Education and provides information on these and other related issues. It is a forum which provides insights for the advancement of knowledge and skills of the interrelationships between Education and development in an increasingly global economy and policy implications that arise thereof. The views and interpretations expressed in this Journal are entirely those of the authors. The publishers, editors and agents of Development Universal Consortia accept no responsibility for any error or misstatement contained herein or for consequences that may ensue from the use of information contained in this publication. Contributions to this journal are welcome. They may be drawn from theory and practice, but may be edited for reasons of space and clarity, and manuscripts submission guidelines are strictly respected. See inside back cover for more information.

 

EDITORIAL BOARD


EDITORS

 PROF. SELINA EKPO (Ph.D)

University of Uyo

Uyo, Nigeria

 

JOSHUA, I. E. MBA; MSc.

Development Universal Consortia

 Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria.

 

CONSULTING EDITORS

UFOT A. PHENSON (Ph.D)

Ritman University

Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria

 

PROF. INYANG UDOFOT (Ph.D)

University of Uyo

Uyo, Nigeria

 

PROF. PATRICK MADU (Ph.D)

Bugema University

Kampala, Uganda

 

HAYATUDEEN ADAM (Ph.D)

Ramat Polytechnic

Maiduguri, Nigeria

 

HAYATUDEEN ADAM (Ph.D)

Ramat Polytechnic

Maiduguri, Nigeria

 

PROF. S. EZEANYIKA (Ph.D)

Imo State University

Owerri, Nigeria

 

PROF. E. A. ADDY (Ph.D)

Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Tech.

Kumasi, Ghana

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Students’ Use of Library Resources: A Case Study of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi Branch Libraries. 
Mashayabo, Mande K.


Effects of Information Literacy Programmes on the Effective Usage of the Library. 
Aniogbolu, Chukwudi A.
Okoh, Helen E.


Academic Staff Awareness and Use of Library Resources:The Case of Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola. 
Chiwar, Mary A.


Publishing as a Source of Wealth Creation For National Development. 
Sawyerr-george, Oyinkepreye
Batubo, Nelly
Afamakuro,

Availability and Awareness of Online Subscribed Databases by Academics in University Libraries in Katsina State. 
Alkali, Nura-abba U.
Gama, Umar G.


Communication Role as Factors of Improving Library Services: A Study of Delta State Polytechnic Library, Ogwashi-uku. 
Anyaobi, Grace
Onyenwenu, Chinwendu
Ogonwa, Jacinta I.
Library Problems in Nigeria. 
Adams, Bernadette C.


The Impact of the Information Age on Service Delvery of the National Library of Nigeria. 
Danladi, David
Abu, H. K.
Drisu, Ibrahim N.
Okogwu, F. I.
Akidi, Juliana O.


Training and Retraining of Staff for Better Information Access, Retrieval and Use in the 21st Century. 
Erimieleagbon, Oyenike O.
Obiwulu, Esther


A Perspective on Standardization of Library and Information Science
Curriculum in Nigerian Universities. 
Ugwuanyi, A. A.
Obi, Ifeyinwa C.
Anioke, Chikaodili L.
Okore, Nneka E.


Library Education and Challenges of Ict in a Globally Depressed
Economy. 
Nyam, Samuel S.


Teacher-librarians’ Academic Qualification as a Factor of their Effectiveness and Service Delivery in Unity Schools.  
Bello, Adebayo A.


The Problems of Implementing E-library in Academic Libraries: An Overview.
Obi, Rose C.


Issues and Challenges in Library Automation: A Study of Abia State Polytechnic Library, Aba. 
Ndulaka, Chigozie M.


Improving Users Loyalty in the Digital Age in Nigerian Libraries:
A Case of Ondo State. 
Adewusi, Felix A.


The Internet, Digital Divide, and Connectivity: The Way Forward. 
Aniogbolu, C. A.
Nwabudike, A. A.