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From Traditional To Techno-Based Medical Library Services : Whither Nigerian Medical Librarians, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Nov 2011

From Traditional To Techno-Based Medical Library Services : Whither Nigerian Medical Librarians, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Keynote presented during the Medical Library Association of Nigeria(MLA-NG)2011 Conference/ AGM


Data Collection For Research : What Philosophy Students Must Know, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Oct 2011

Data Collection For Research : What Philosophy Students Must Know, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Presents ways students of philosophy and other discipline can approach literature search in the digital environment. Identified characteristics to be possess by the student, the various sources of information , the various eresources as well as sites that can be consulted by philosophy students


Extent Of Automation In South Eastern Nigerian Libraries, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Ifeany Edwin Ogbo Oct 2011

Extent Of Automation In South Eastern Nigerian Libraries, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Ifeany Edwin Ogbo

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The paper x-rays the extent of automation in South East Nigerian libraries. Ex-post-factor research method was adopted for the study involving the study of 35 libraries in the South Eastern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The study revealed that out of six public and five ministries of Education /Information libraries, none is automated. It also revealed that out of the 24 academic libraries, only two are automated. Based on the findings it is recommended that: all the three tiers of government should automate their government departmental libraries to ensure efficient storage, retrieval and dissemination of government information; state and federal governments ...


The Adoption Of Ict For Library And Information Services, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Obinna Paul Anyanwu, Mary Oga, Ijeoma I. Benard Jul 2011

The Adoption Of Ict For Library And Information Services, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Obinna Paul Anyanwu, Mary Oga, Ijeoma I. Benard

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The paper presents the adoption and use of ICT in library and information services in Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) Library. The historical development of the ICT Unit of the Library, the structural organization, the ICT facilities, hardware and software available. the offline and online databases and services available as well as the automation process involved vvere all discussed. The challenges towards' the provision of effective and efficient ICT based services in the library including those of funding, ICT policies, environmental challenges etc and the prospects including a tremendous increase in the number of lCT experts at all levels ...


E-Learning As A Panacea To Frustrating Struggle For Limited Admission Space In Nigerian Higher Institutions: Issues And Prospects., Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Jul 2011

E-Learning As A Panacea To Frustrating Struggle For Limited Admission Space In Nigerian Higher Institutions: Issues And Prospects., Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The exponential population increase in the Country is not without consequential effect on secondary schoolleavers jostling for limited admission space in Nigerian institutions of higher learning. Every academic year, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), rolls out frightening number of candidates desiring to enter Nigerian universities. These universities have limited resources to admit up to fifty percent of the candidates. The result is frustrated secondary school leavers who continue to apply yearly for admission. Consequently, examination malpractice becomes the norm. Measures were taken to ameliorate the problem including sandwich, continuing and distance education programmes. These modes of education are ...


Futo Library So Far: 1981-2008, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Kingsley N. Egbukole Jan 2008

Futo Library So Far: 1981-2008, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Kingsley N. Egbukole

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The Library, Federal University of Technology Owerri like every living organism has undergone series of metamorphic growth and development since its establishment in 1981. It has experienced traumatic and exciting movements. There have been three successive management changes; structural expansions and changes, monumental growth and expansion in resources, operations and services; dynamism in the type and number of users as well as increase in the capacity and number of staff. The most striking transformation is in the area of adoption of Information and Communication Technology in library operations and services. After 23 years of documented information on the management, operations ...


Students Awareness Of And Attitude To Hiv/Aids: Implications For Information Providers, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Dec 2006

Students Awareness Of And Attitude To Hiv/Aids: Implications For Information Providers, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The study was carried ot to determine the undergraduate students awareness and attitude towards HIV/AIDS prevention. A sample of 1000 students was taken from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. The results show that the students had no deep knowledge of HIV/AIDS, their major source of information is the mass media, many of the students were not taking precautionary measures against HIV/AIDS infection.


Towards University Library Support For Cyber-Education, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Jan 2004

Towards University Library Support For Cyber-Education, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

This paper discusses the need for university libraries in Nigeria to support cyber-education or cyberscience. There is the move from the traditional print-based system to the automated system of library services. Most recently, the birth of digital environments has led to the introduction of virtual libraries and online services which enhance the output of libraries andmeet the demands of users in places where they have been adopted. This paper encourages the support of cyber-science or cyber-education in Nigerian university libraries as a way to meet the changing needs of university communities. It highlights the transitions from the old to the ...


Newspaper Management In Nigerian University Libraries: A Case Of Federal University Of Technology Owerri(Futo) Library, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Carol N. Okorafor Sep 2002

Newspaper Management In Nigerian University Libraries: A Case Of Federal University Of Technology Owerri(Futo) Library, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr, Carol N. Okorafor

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

The work discusses the management of newspapers in Nigerian university libraries with reference to the Library of the Federal University of Technology Owerri. It notes that newspapers are acquired by subscription through a well-established vendor or directly from the publishers. Political, economic, social and intellectual problems hinder the continuous subscription of newspapers. The processing of newspaper involves stamping and recording using standard forms and registers or loose sheets. Such processing requires adequate work surface. Newspapers are made available for use on display racks or newspaper folders while articles are located using in-housed developed indexes. The preservation of newspapers poses some ...