Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND SECURITY OF INFORMATION SOURCES IN POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIES IN NORTH WEST STATES OF NIGERIA

This study investigates the “preservation, conservation and security of information sources in polytechnic libraries in north WEst States of Nigeria. This is with the aim of ascertaining the problems, the extent of book theft and mutilation, methods, effectiveness of methods, constraints and strategies for enhancement. Six objectives and research questions were formulated to guide the study. These research questions are: What are the factors that constitute the problems of preserving...

Policies for Preservation and Security of Information

 Policy has been defined as a course of action adopted or proposed by an organization or any individual to guide certain operations (Akinfolarin, 1992). While security has been defined as a state of being free from threat, danger or destruction, Furthermore, preservation is defined as the act of keeping something or preventing it from being damaged (Akussah, 2006). Vividly we could say that policy for preserving, security of information resources could be defined as; a course of a...

ASSESSMENT OF TV REALITY SHOW ON NIGERIA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS , A COURSE OR CURSE (A STUDY OF BIG BROTHER NAIJA)

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1     Background to the studyStudies have focused on how television programmes that appear to be “real” alters the viewers’ perception of reality (or social reality) (Nwafor, 2015). However, recently a new fad in television has surfaced and it appears to be taking over. Reality television shows are overtaking the networks leaving behind an even bigger effect than that of regular television.Reality TV as a genre of television programming that has grown over the...

THE INFLUENCE OF ADVERTISING ON BUYING BEHAVIOUR

INTRODUCTION Advertising is one of the most powerful socializing forces in our culture.  Analysts have often state that “advertised products sell more than products that are not advertised.  Adverts shape our attitudes and our attitude shape our behaviour. Benson (1999)Most producer believe that advertising as an element of marketing mix is required to achieve marketing objectives and goals Dauda Usman (1986:18). Advertising precisely is one of the communication elements in t...

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE CHURCH

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE CHURCH ABSTRACT There is no doubt that social media has gained wider acceptability and usability and it is also becoming probably the most important communication tools among people. Church is simply a particular Christian denomination or group of Christian believers. There is perceived effect of social media on the church. Several authors had considered the pro and con of social media on the Church. However it is necessary to view the effect from a ...

Migration and the Politics of Comfort

 Abstract. Migration is one of the concepts in literature that suffers from the notion of homogeneity of motif and consequence. People do not only migrate to better themselves nowadays nor are the problems they encounter limited to the acquisition of documents. Using New Historicism and post coloniality, this paper examines the changes in trends of migration, entry/exit complexities and what it takes to be comfortable in a world replete ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF MOBILE PHONES IN INTERACTION AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY ZARIA

                   ABSTRACT This study “An Assessment of the Role of Mobile Phones in Interaction among Undergraduate Students of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria” is to find out the uses of mobile phones, the impact of social media on interaction among undergraduate student of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and to identify the aspect of social media that impact more on the interaction. Cross sectional research design was employed with a sample size of 320 using multi-stage samplin...

Migration and the Politics of Comfort in Priscilia Manjo’s Snare and Noviolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names

Migration and the Politics of Comfort in Priscilia Manjo’s Snare and Noviolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names   Abstract. Migration is one of the concepts in literature that suffers from the notion of homogeneity of motif and consequence. People do not only migrate to better themselves nowadays nor are the problems they encounter limited to the acquisition of documents. Using New Historicism and postcoloniality, this paper examines the chan...

Ethnoarchaeological Study of Pottery Tradition in Usambe, Ikyurav-Ya, Southeastern Tiv Land, Benue State, Nigeria

Abstract   Pottery production has been recognized as one of the ancient Tiv practices that have survived to this day. Therefore, whenever remains of pottery objects are identified at an archaeological site within the Tivland, they usually contain tangible information regarding the group that made and used them. This research is an ethnoarchaeological investigation of pottery tradition in Usambe community. The researcher uses ethnographic information on pottery pr...

قصيدة أضحى التنائي لابن زيدون دراسة أدبية تصويرية

"An analytical and rhetorical studies of adhattana'iy poem" is a research project submitted to the department of Arabic Ahmadu Bello University Zaria-Nigeria, 2016. In partial fulfilment of the award of bachelor degree of Arts in Arabic.The research was divided into four chapters Chapter one:Introduction Chapter two:The biography of the Poet: ibn zaidun al'andalusyChapter three:Analytical studies of the poemChapter four:Rhetorical studies of the poem.The conclusion. 

Logical Atomism: A Contemporary Philosophical Trend.

This research work “Logical Atomism: A Contemporary Philosophical Trend” will present an analysis of philosophical trend of logical atomism down to logical positivism. This research work will therefore examine what the movement entails and depicts, challenges, flaws, achievement, the gap in knowledge and critique levelled against them. Hence logical atomism and logical positivism will be critically analyzed to see whether it accomplished the aim set out to achieve and how it affect our co...

THE IMPACT OF MODERNISM ON IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS AND IMAGES IN NSUKKA NORTHERN IGBO LAND

                                            ABSTRACTAlthough modernism has brought development, (advancement in technology which brings about transformation in human psychological, socio-economical and religio-cultural vibrancy) of many Igbo society, a devastating and opulent living that accrue from the modern life continue militating against the images and objects of worship prevalen...

PERSONALITY CULT AS CULTURAL RESIDUUM IN AFRICA-A STUDY ON ANCESTORS

Abstract The thrust of this paper is on personality cult as a cultural residuum in Africa. The idea of personality cult as known in the Igbo worldview (Africa) is that of the ancestors. The ancestors are the police of their individual families, who keep surveillance on their descendants. Though dead, they continuously participate in the holistic family activities. Viewing from this lens using observation and phenomenological methodology of study, it is pertinent to understand that differ...

IMPACT OF LIBRARY INFORMATION RESOURCES ON STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN SSCE IN PUBLIC 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, type of Resources available in Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, extent of Utilization of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries and their resources. The research method used in this project study is survey research method. In a survey method, questionnaires are the main instrument for ...

Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in Arewa House Library for Academic Development

This study examined “the adoption of ICT in Arewa House Library for academic development”. It identifies the concept of Information and Communication Technology, available ICT facilities in Arewa House Library, extent of Utilization of ICT Facilities in Arewa House Library, challenges associated with ICT adoption and use in Arewa House Library, solutions for improving ICT utilization in Arewa House Library. The research method used in this project study is survey research method. I...


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