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JATLIM Volume 3 Number 1 (April 2017) Contents


Cataloguing Digital Materials: Review of Literature and the Nigerian Experience 01 – 09

Matthew Chorun Terfa, Esther Wurrola Onyeniyi and Benjamin Jirbee


Sustenance of Institutional Repositories in Nigerian University Libraries: Issues, Prospects and Challenges 10 – 17 Caroline Amarachi Okoro and Flora Ifeoma Okogwu


Innovation in Academic Libraries in the 21st Century: A Nigerian Perspective

Comfort Baliyat Basahuwa 18 - 30


Managing Change in the 21st Century Nigeria Libraries 31 – 41

Omawumi O. Makinde


Issues, Challenges and Solutions for Digital Libraries in Developing Countries

Christoper Agbeniaru Omigie and Eunice N. Nwadioha 42 – 46


Digital Divide: The Identity of Information Centres in the Information and Knowledge Age in Nigeria 47 – 56

Nkata U. Kalu and Vivian Ugonna Ailakhu


Awareness and Usage of Web Resources by Librarians in Nigeria 57 – 65

Bassil Ebiwolate Posigha, Victor Oghuvwu and Godwin Sunday


Improved Reading Culture: A Panacea for Sustainable National Development

Chukwudum M. Jegbefume, Gayus, S. Yahi and Hassan S. Dala 66 – 73


Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): A Paradigm Shift for Library Services in Nigeria 74 – 82

Ejike Udensi Igwebuike, Amaoge Dorathy Agbo and Ngozi C. Uzoagba


Developing Competencies of Library and Information Professionals: The Foundations for Dynamic Information Services to Distance Learners

Amaoge Dorathy Agbo and Juliet Onuoha 83 – 91


Preservation and Conservation of Library Resources in Bingham University Library, Karu Nasarawa State Nigeria 92 – 101

Timothy Aku Zintah, Tabawa Yusuf Dangwaran and Onyinloye Opeymi Oluwabunmi


Table of Content of JATLIM Vol.2 No. 3, December, 2016.


Bridging the Digital Divide: The Potential Role of the National Library of Nigeria


Obiageri Juliana Akidi and Chituru Joy Onyenachi 1 – 10


The Significance of Music Libraries and ICTs in Acquiring Musical Skills and Technological


Development in Nigerian Tertiary Education - Emelda Chinasa Nnayelugo 11 - 18




TABLE OF CONTENTS:  (Volume 2 Number 2) August, 2016


Information and Communication Technology: A Panacea to Library Community Networking in Nigeria

Akpokureire, O. Azino and Adeoti, Victoria Olufunke 01 – 06


ICT Training, Skills and Use by Librarians in Special Libraries in Abuja, Nigeria

Rose Lade Mommoh and Katamba Abubakar Saka 07 – 16


Digital Archiving Concepts, Social Context, Principles, Processes and Technologies: A Review of Literature

Chima Evans Otuza, PhD, Asimi Akibu Alarape, PhD and Jonathan N. Chimah 17 – 27


Managing Generational Diversity in the Workplace: Implications for the Digital Era University Library Management

Moses C. Nwosu, Chuma O. Nnadozie PhD and Kingsley N. Igwe 28 - 44


The Role of Information Technology in the Professional Development of Librarians and Adult Educators in Nigeria

Flora Ifeoma Okogwu and Juliana Obiageri Akidi 45 – 50


Use of Internet for Knowledge Communication in Political, Social and Economic Development of a Society: Challenges and the Role of Librarians and Information Managers Miriam Sali PhD and Philip U. Akor PhD 51 – 58


TABLE OF CONTENTS:  (Volume 2 Number 1) April, 2016


Impact of Information and Communication Technologies in Contemporary Libraries: Case Study of Imo State Public Library Board Owerri

Blessing S. Uwakwe PhD, Ngozi Immaculata Njoku, and Ijeoma Mbagwu 01 – 15


A Study of Health Information Needs and Utilization of Secondary School Teachers in Ile-Ife Central Local Government Area, Osun State, Nigeria

Bruno I. Igbeneghu, PhD 16 – 27


Design of a Model Automated Library Cataloguing System for Federal Polytechnic Ida Library, Kogi State, Nigeria

Jennifer Chidebere Eze, Ngozika J. Ugwuoke and Charity O. Imo 28 – 35


On of Knowledge Management Tools and Methods in University Libraries in Nigeria: The case of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM)


Matthew Chorun Terfa, Michael T. Upev and Nehemiah Kwaghgba Denen 36 – 51


TABLE OF CONTENTS Volume 1 Number 3 (December, 2015)


The Role of Libraries and Information Centres in executing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Open Access to Knowledge

Matthew Terfa Chorun, Jacob Tsegba and Benjamin Jirbee 01 – 09


Performance Appraisal and its Implications for Staff Productivity and Development: Case Study of Special Libraries in Lagos

Christie Ngozi Okorafor 10 – 21


Faculty Perception of Open Access publishing through Institutional Repositories:

Comparing Two Nigerian Universities

C. P. Uzuegbu and Moses Nwosu 22 – 31


The Relevance of Librarians for Sustainable Development in the Information Age

Millie N. Horsfall and Bernadette C.N. Ukegbu 32 – 38


The Role of Music Libraries Implement Musical Aspect of Cultural and Creative Arts Curriculum in Nigerian Secondary Schools: Case Study of Nsukka

Emelda C, Nnayelugo and M. C. Anya Njoku PhD 39 – 47


Challenges Confronting Collection Development Policy Implementation in Digital Environment in University Libraries in Benue State

Manasseh Tyungu Sambe, Edith Ebere Onah and Elizabeth Annune Ashiever 48 – 58


Digitization and Digital Librarians’ Competencies and Roles in the Management of Digital Libraries

Ijeoma Chogizie and Christian Okezie Agwu 59 – 66


Roles of Adult Education, ICTs and Libraries in Rural Women Empowerment in Nigeria

Ngozika J. Ugwuoke, Alice O. Osagie and Edith U. Abuah 67 – 75


Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Nursing and Midwifery Students in Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, Bayelsa State


Edonkumoh V. Ebiye, Emmanuel Agyo and Patricia Ofodu 76 – 83


TABLE OF CONTENTS: Volume 1 Number 2 (August, 2015)


Metadata and the Cataloguer in Electronic Environment: Analysis of Conceptual Framework

Moses C. Nwosu and Kingsley Ferewisky Okocha PhD 01 – 14


Library Application Software Packages Utilization among University Libraries in North Central Nigeria

Manasseh Tyngu Sambe, Elizabeth Annune Ashiever and Doris Bem-bura Nwuese 15 – 23


The use of Electronic Resources and Services by Academic Librarians of Ahmadu Bello University Library

Bamidele Suberu Saka 24 – 33


Training the Trainer: Emerging Trends in the Course Content of Library and Information Science Education in Nigeria

Akpokurerie O. Azino and Catherine Nwakego Unomah 34 – 41


Assessment of the Role of Libraries in Library Resources Provision and Effective Utilization in the Information Technology Driven Society

Christopher Eje Ogar, Kari Hudron K. and Millie N. Horsfall 42 – 49


Provision of Electronic Information Resources for Library Users of Selected Federal University Libraries in South East Nigeria: Review of Empirical Studies

Jonathan N. Chimah, Caroline Okoro and Chinwendu Akpom 50 – 58


ICT Database Use and Information Utilization by Nigerian Scientists in Agricultural Research Institutes

Kingsley F. Okocha PhD, Moses C. Nwosu, Nelson C. Okocha, and Tina Uyabeme 59 – 67


Application Venues of Information Technology in Library and Information Services: A Review of Concepts, Nigerian Status and Technical Standards

Okechukwu K. Ogwo and Chinyere, P. Okoro 68 - 74


The Place of Information and Communication Technology in High Education Reforms: a Sociological Perspective


Patience Solomon Onyema and David I. Maduagwu 75 – 83


TABLE OF CONTENTS Volume 1 Number 1 (April, 2015)


Information Search and Retrieval: A Comparative Study of Three Models

Marvelous N.B. Nwajei and Beatrice C. Emenari   01 – 06


Retrospective Conversion of Special Libraries in Nigeria: Status, Barriers and


Millie Horsfall  and Yemi Victoria Fagbemi 07 – 12


Electronic, Digital and Virtual Libraries: Review of Concepts and Distinctive


Christian O. Orji and Chinyere C. Orji 13 – 20  

Information Communication Technologies and its Application in Nigerian Academic Libraries: Challenges and Prospects

Christopher E. Ogar; Fredrick O. Ogar and Matthew O. Adejoh 21 – 28                                              


Implementing Institutional Repository in Nigerian Universities: Status, Challenges, Prospects, and the Role of Librarians & Libraries

Jonathan N. Chimah; Ngozika J. Ugwuoke and Uzoamaka Ogwo 29 – 41


Relevance of Competitive Intelligence (CI) in Library Services in Nigeria

Chituru Nancy Okorie and Gift Nneka Lazarus 42 – 50

Research Management and Accessibility in Academic Libraries through Interoperability of


Anita E. Urhefe and Edonkumoh V. Ebiye 51 – 60


Library Application Software Packages Awareness among Librarians in University Libraries in

North Central Nigeria

Manasseh Tyungu Sambe; H. Gomina and  Henry Udeji 61 – 68


Print and Electronic Resources Access for Academic Libraries in Nigeria: Analytical Review of Conceptual Model

Chinwendu Akpom and Chinyere P. Okoro 69 - 75


Digital Preservation of Electronic Records: Review of Concepts, Challenges and Strategies –  Okechukwu K. Ogwo  and Oliver Ugocha, PhD 76 – 86