Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

The Evolution and Impact of Western Education , Elitism, Social clubs and Urbanization in Ilesa

This study aims at examining the evolution and impact of Western education in Ilesa. It also investigates the rise of elitism and social organizations and how such developments had contributed to the socio-economic development of Ilesa. 

THE IWUDE FESTIVAL OF IJESALAND

The research was carried to out to orientate the people about the origin and structure of Iwude Festival in Ijesaland. TABLE OF CONTENTTitle page iCertification  iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement  iv-vTable of content vi-viiCHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYIntroduction Signifance of the studyScope of the studyJustification of the studyMethodology Literature reviewConclusionEnd notesCHAPTER TWOHistory of Ilesa IntroductionThe traditions of originsEconomic structure of ...

Descartes’ Evil Genius Argument

Literature essay Descartes’ argument begins with a claim that dreams and waking life can naturally have the same content.  He was a 17th C philosopher and is referred to as father of modern day philosophy.His interest was on understanding the very important truths about his surrounding habitat. Descartes’ wanted to separate truth from fictional narratives in human lives. To be able to formulate this notion, he tried to forget all that he knew and was stored in his mind and ...

Preservation and Conservation of Information Resources in the Nigerian Library: Concepts and Challenges

AbstractThe paper examines the preservation and conservation of information resources in the Nigerian library: concepts and challenges, conservation is seen as specific practices taken to slow down deterioration and prolong the life span of an object by direct intervening in its physical or chemical makeup, while preservation explains all the managerial and financial considerations including storage and accommodation provisions, staffing levels, policies, techniques, and methods involve...

Information Technology and the Future of Librarianship

There is a growing concern by scholars in the field of library and Information science on the way technology is gradually taking over certain jobs performed by librarians and Information professionals. This may be the reason why many of the scholars have submitted that the discipline of librarianship may cease to exist in a couple of years if nothing is done to solve the problem.In the light of this, this article seeks to identify ways in which technology has taken over certain aspects of the...

INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE STORAGE AND ACCESS FOR CULTURAL CONTINUITY: THE ROLEOF THE LIBRARY IN NIGERIA

The paper examines indigenous knowledge storage and access for cultural continuity, the role of the library in Nigeria. Indigenous knowledge is the unique, traditional, local knowledge existing within and developed aroundspecific conditions of women and men indigenous to a particular geographic area. Some examples of indigenousknowledge   include   horns,   drums,   stories   among   others;   ways   of  &nbs...

Effects of Constraints to Acquisition of Information Resources in Academic Libraries in Southwest Nigeria: A Study of UNILAG and KDL Main Libraries

The study was on the Effects of Constraints to Acquisition of Information Resources in Academic Libraries in Southwest Nigeria: a study of UNILAG and KDL main libraries. Library acquisition is defined as the department of a library responsible for the selection and purchase of materials or resources for the library. Survey research design was used for the study, Population of the study was 40 respondents, out of which 22 was retrieved, Sample size hence was 22 respondents. Method of data anal...

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF AWKA-NORTH INDIGENES TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ILORIN

The people of awka-north, Anambra State, Nigeria have been living in Ilorin, Kwara State for decades and even though these group of people represent a small portion of the Igbo community in Ilorin, their impact to the social and economic development of Ilorin have not been noticed nor acknowledged. This study highlights the contributions of many Awka north indigenes living in Ilorin, Because many of them have become major stakeholders in the economic growth of Ilorin.  

Towards National Security and Peace: The Strategic Role of Libraries

This article is aimed at examining the causes of insecurity and violence in Nigeria and around the world. It discusses the active roles libraries play in promoting peace and security in different countries. It highlights the fact that several threats to lives, ranging from terrorism, communal and tribal clashes, kidnapping, pollution, health, physical and environmental hazards, and economic crisis among others, can be curbed through information and intellige...

Attitudes of undergraduates towards a career in library and information science

               ABSTRACTThis research work examined the attitude of undergraduates towards a Career in Library and Information Science: A case study of Delta State University, Abraka.  Four research questions were raised to guide the study. The scope of the study is limited to 100-400 undergraduate regular students of library and information science Department, Delta State University, Abraka. The descriptive survey research was used for the study.&n...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH VILLAGE IN BENIN KINGDOM BEFORE 1897

ABSTRACT This study derives its motivation from the researcher’s interest in investigating the socio-political organization of Useh Village in Benin Kingdom during the pre-colonial period. The researcher was curious to examine the political mechanism developed by the people to ensure the maintenance of peace and order in the community. From the reign of Oba Eweka I of Benin Kingdom, the community developed a unique system of political governance based on the administration of t...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN THE CORONATION OF THE MONARCH IN BENIN

This study examines the socio-political organization of Useh village in Benin kingdom during the pre-colonial period. It aims essentially at investigating the political institution developed by the people of the community before the advent of colonialism in 1897. The study examines the effectiveness of the indigenous political system in promoting peace and progress. In addition, the study attempts to situate the history of Useh within the context of Benin history and examines the sp...

An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism.

ABSTRACTThe new media have offered print newspapers the opportunity to reach a wider range of readers through online versions, without any demographic or distribution problems. The advent of online newspapers has made access to news available to anyone who has access to the Internet with just a click of the mouse. However, while many developed and even developing countries are maximizing the potentials of the online versions of newspapers, how far have we gone in utilizing this technology in ...

Assessment of Factors Influencing Academic Performance of Library and Information Science Students in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria

This work revealed factors influencing academic performance of Library and information science students in Ahmadu Bello university Zaria.

Impact of Nursery Education on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja

ABSTRACTThis survey research was conducted to find out the impact of “impact of nursery education on academic performance of primary school pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja. The purpose and seven research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consist of all the primary school students in four selected schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. Though the process of simple random sampling, a total participates in the study. The major instrument used f...


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