Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

RESTRUCTURE OF MANUAL INFORMATION SERVICES TO ELECTRONIC IN DR ALIYU OBAJE LIBRARY KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY

The main purpose of this study is to restructure manual information services to electronic in Dr Aliyu Obaje university library, Kogi State Unversity, Anyigba. To Achieve this, four research objectives were drawn which include; to indentify manual information services rendered in Dr Aliyu Obaje university library, Kogi State Unversity, Anyigba; find out electronic information services rendered; to know the challenge associated with rendering electronic information services and suggest strateg...

THE NUMERAL SYSTEM OF IKA

ABSTRACT The title of this work is THE NUMERAL SYSTEM OF IKA. This language is used by the Ika people of Delta State. It’s central focus is to find out how numerals are derived in the language and the different morphological processes it undergoes in the modification of number names other than the basic ones.The motivation behind this study was the shocking and disappointing realization of the lack of linguistic study of this aspect of Ika. Another aim is to create a reference for fu...

Conservation Techniques in Libraries and Information Center

Conservation is an essential library activity which when well implemented has the capability of sustaining and promoting library activities for a very long time. However, preservation is often used interchangeably with conservation, besides, there is a subtle difference between the two. Preservation suggests that natural resources will be left undisturbed, while conservation usually indicates some resource management. Conservation includes proper diagnosis of the decayed materials, time...

IMPACT OF LIBRARY INFORMATION SOURCES ON STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN SSCE IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS, ZARIA.

This study examined “impact of library information resources on student performance in SSCE public secondary schools Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the Concepts of Public School Libraries, extent of Availability of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, type of Resources available in Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, extent of Utilization of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries and their resources, influence of Library Resources on Student Performance, performance Dif...

PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION OF LIBRARY RESOURCES IN FCE ZARIA LIBRARY FOR EFFECTIVE ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

This study examined “the preservation and conservation practices in Fce, Zaria library for effective academic activities” It identifies the Concept of Preservation and Conservation, types of information resources, preservation and conservation practices in federal college of education library, Zaria. Need for libraries adoption of preservation and conservation practices, challenges associated with preservation and conservation in the federal college of education library, Zaria. Str...

Information Seeking Behavior of The Undergraduate Students In The faculty of arts Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “the information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students in faculty of Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the Information Needs of the undergraduate Students of Faculty of Arts Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, it also identified how undergraduate Students of Faculty of Arts Ahmadu Bello University Zaria search Information Resources, the Information Services Available in the Library to Undergraduate Students of Faculty of Arts Ahmadu B...

Assessment of Roles of Nollywood Movies in Preservation and Diffusion of Benin Culture

ABSTRACTThe Benin culture is one of the great historical African cultures which have lost its values to westernization. Amongst other media related preservative tools, movies have been found to be one of the best ways to educate, influence and preserve culture and this is why this research was conducted to study the role of Nollywood movies in the preservation and diffusion of the Benin culture. Although several attempts have been made by researchers to study the cultural preservation of diff...

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE SOCIAL MEDIA; SPEED-BOATS TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

About the need for entrepreneurial development, while employing the social media for publicity and securing market share.

REVIEW - O. NJOKWU AND O. IWUAGWU (EDITORS). TOPICS IN IGBO ECONOMIC HISTORY

      Essentially, the book ‘Topics in Igbo Economic History’ is an attempt to give a comprehensive examination of the trajectory of the Igbo economic sector. Significantly, the book contains ten distinct chapters that cover wide-ranging but interlocking themes in Igbo economic past, through varying perspectives and scope of time. One notable feature of this book is the dynamic nature of its ten contributors who are well-seasoned in the fields of social sciences and h...

REVIEW - DEMOCRATIZATION AND CITIZENS’ SENSE OF SECURITY IN NIGERIA BY AUGUSTINE AGUGUA.

Augustine Agugua’s article titled “Democratization and Citizens’ Sense of Security in Nigeria” examines varying issues on the sense of security among Nigerians since the beginning of the Fourth Republic in 1999. Essentially, this review aims at discussing major themes and subtopics as simplified by Agugua in his article. In the article, Agugua has brilliantly divided the major issues in his article into different headings, and this gives its readers a great sense of clarity.

The Role of Sound Economic Policies and Foreign Direct Investment to the Development of South East Asia since 1945

      Essentially, the economic development of Southeast Asian countries – especially Malaysia and Indonesia – since 1945 when the Second World War came to an end is the result of sound economic policies and the emergence of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in these economies. Indeed, these policies have had drastic impacts and played remarkable roles in the development of the economies of Southeast Asian countries of Malaysia and Indonesia. In essence, this paper exam...

THE ROLE OF AMERICA IN THE FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WARS

America played a significant role in the First and Second World Wars. Indeed, it is evident that America was more involved in World War II than World War I. This paper would discuss the various roles America played in both wars, examining the nature of America’s alignment, reasons for its alignments, the roles of America in the formation of the League of Nations and the United Nations, the status or the prominence of America during both wars and reasons why America played limited r...

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SAYYID SAID TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ZANZIBAR IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Under Sayyid Said Omani influence was on the rise in Zanzibar. Before this, the Portuguese invaded and defeated the local rulers of Zanzibar and took control of almost all the coast of East Africa between 15 to the 17th century. The Portuguese first conquered Zanzibar followed by the falling of other coastal settlements. However, Portuguese domination in the East African area was short lived as the Omani’s annexed Zanzibar and many other coastal towns to their empire that was ruled f...

A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF PROPAGANDA IN SELECTED SPEECHES OF GLORIA STEIN

ABSTRACTThis thesis examines the use of language as propaganda using the Discourse-Historical Approach in Critical Discourse Analysis. The semantic dimensions, discursive and linguistic strategies in Gloria Steinem's and Adolf Hitler's speeches are critically analysed in order to achieve the research objectives.TABLE OF CONTENTPages Title Page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgments ivTable of Content vList of Tables viiChapter One: Introduction 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background to...

INFLUENCE OF ICT AND INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS AND ITS APPLICATION ON LIBRARY USE AMONG STUDENTS OF ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS. A CASE STUDY OF KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA.

ABSTRACTIn the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its integration in the Library and Information Science profession, the search for information resources by students, researchers, and even librarians is now easier and faster but then it all depends on the level of ICT or Computer literacy skills possessed by the individual(s) in search of such information resources. The aim of this study was intended to find out the strengths and weaknesses of students of Kogi...


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