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MANAGEMENT OF FUNDS IN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SOME SELECTED LIBRARIES

ABSTRACTThis study investigated management of funds in academic and research institutes libraries in Southwestern Nigeria. Survey research design was used for the study. Data was collected with the use of questionnaire designed for the study from some selected universities and research libraries.   Data   collected   were   analysed   with   descriptive   statistics.   The   results   revealed   that academic and research libraries mostly generate funds from government a...

The Political Development of Eku in Pre-colonial Times: The Rise of Udobowe Dynasty

This paper is based on the study of the development of political institution in one of  Agbon political bloc in Urhobo Land. It also introduces the Udobowe dynasty.Many people and even learned personal confuse development  of Ovieship elsewhere whenever the subject of Agbon monarchy is raised . However, the current monarchical arrangement that once produced Okpara and has been passed over to Kokori ,after the death of the Okpara Ovie, before was to get to Eku, and areas that  make Agbon sh...

RADIO LISTENERSHIP HABIT OF MARKET WOMEN IN AKUNGBA-AKOKO

RADIO LISTENERSHIP HABIT OF MARKET WOMEN IN AKUNGBA - AKOKOBYAKINWALE, JOSEPH OLUWAFEMIMATRIC NO: 120102040TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGESTITLE PAGE iCERTIFICATION iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURES ixABSTRACT xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.0 Introduction 1Background to the Study 1Profile of Akungba-Akoko Community 2Statement of Problem 3 Research Ques...

EFFECT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ON CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

ABSTRACTThe work was on effect of information communications technology in cataloguing and classification of information resources. Survey research design method was used for the study. The populations of the study   were   professional  librarians   and  para-professional  librarians  in  the  library.  Data  was   collected through the use of questionnaire designed for the study. Libraries involved in the study ...

EFFECTS OF INEFFECTIVE USE OF AUTOMATION IN MANAGEMENT OF LIBRARY SERVICES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF KDL AND UNILAG LIBRARIES

AbstractThe study was on the effects of ineffective use of automation in management of library services in Academic libraries in Southwest Nigeria: a case study of KDL and UNILAG libraries. Library automation is defined simply as the use of computer and networking technologies in the library.Study  showed  that  the major effects  of  ineffective use  of  automation  in  libraries is  lack of efficiency in library services(48.0%);this is follo...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECTIVE UTILISATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SERIAL BY RESEARCHERS IN RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA

AbstractThe study was on an investigation into the effective utilization and management of serial by researchers in research institutes in southwest Nigeria. A descriptive survey method was used. A purposive   sampling technique   using   an interval   of  1:2  was   employed  to select   50%   of the researchers from each of the research institute to give a total of 130 respondents from the research institut...

Cataloguing for digital services in 21st century Nigerian library: Prospectus and challenges

AbstractThe paper examines usefulness of cataloguing for digital services and challenges faced during the process. Digital or online catalogue is designed so that the documents can be accessed via terminals, so that library users may directly and effectively search for and retrieve bibliographic records without the assistance of ahuman intermediary. In spite of usefulness of digital cataloging,like flexibility and been current, easy updating among others, Nigerian libraries are not properly p...

USE OF RADIO AS A PROPAGANDA TOOL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR (1939-1945)

The researcher's central aim of embarking on this study is to investigate why radio was used as a propaganda tool in the Second World War (1939-1945). The researcher made use of the Historical Critical-Analysis method of research; making use of secondary sources of data ranging from archives to internet sources to give an inter-disciplinary interpretation of the research questions raised in the study. The result of the analysis revealed that radio was used to end the Second World War and it s...

Newspaper Coverage of Women Participation in Nigeria Politics

Purpose and Objective of the StudyPurpose is defined as an idea or aim kept in the mind as the goals towards which ones   effort   is   directed.   It   is   a   definite   intention  an   object   or   reason   to   which something exist or is done. On the whole, the purpose of this study is to examine Newspaper Coverage of Women Participation in Nigeria Poli...

RADIO LISTENERSHIP HABIT OF MARKET WOMEN IN AKUNGBA - AKOKO

RADIO LISTENERSHIP HABIT OF MARKET WOMEN IN AKUNGBA - AKOKOBYAKINWALE, JOSEPH OLUWAFEMIMATRIC NO: 120102040BEING A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION, FACULTY OF ARTS, ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA.IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE (B.A HONS) IN MASS COMMUNICATION.MARCH, 2017AFFIRMATIONThis is to affirm that this project was carried out by AKINWALE JOSEPH OLUWAFEMI of Ma...

The Advent of the Internet Versus Library Usage in the Nigerian Library of the 21st Century

AbstractThe paper examines the  advent of the internet versus library usage in  the Nigerian library of the  21st  century,libraries are service organizations where individuals, organizations, and societies are provided unhindered access tosubstantial quantities of information;   the   internet can   be  broadly   defined  as world  wide network   of   computerscommunicating via an agreed upon proto...

Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Researchers in Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Ilorin, Kwara State

ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to investigate the information needs and information seeking behavior of the researchers in Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Ilorin, Kwara State. The study used questionnaire and interview method to obtain data from the respondents. Out of the sixty copies of questionnaire distributed to respondents, fifty-three copies were returned and found useable for the study. There was also an interview with the Director, library services in the institute. ...

Globalization and Conflict Resolution in Africa Since 20th Century

Introduction Globalization is a process of global economic, cultural, and political integration. It is playing an important role and has brought new opportunities for African countries such as growth and improved productivity and living standards, technological transfer, conflict resolution etc. Globalization is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon of contemporary society. Therefore, the areas of conflict and conflict resolution are also affected by this phenomenon. Conflicts are par...

Afropolitanism and the Crises of Identity in Chimamanda Adichie's Americanah and Teju Cole's Open City

This is my B.A. long essay submitted to the department of English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria where I bagged Bachelor of Arts in English. AbstractThe experience of migration, exile, globalisation, identity, and their effects of hybridity, poly valency, Afropolitanism, cultural fusion, cross-ethnicity, transnationality and intermixture have been gaining prominence in literary productions for many decades now largely due to globalisation and increasing years of diasporic living. Afropolitan...

Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata

ABSTRACTThis study is titled “Women as Agents of Peace in Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysistrata”. The study deals with how women overtime have come to the world’s rescue by ensuring that peace reigns supreme in the society. The researcher will approach this project by analysing Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysisrata where female characters are used to bring about transformation in their different conflicting societies. The researcher will be u...


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