INFORMATION LITERACY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

CRISIS FREE SOCIETY: INFORMATION LITERACY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Dr. M.O Okoye – Library Dept.
08034167717.
micheal.okoye@unn.edu.ng
Dr. E.D Chigbu – Library Dept.
08036542660
emma.chigbu@unn.edu.ng
Dr O. L. Nwabuko – Adult Education Dept.
08030896627.
okylex2004@gmail.com
Mrs. N.E Osadebe – Library Dept.
08072449822.
ngozi.osadebe@unn.edu.ng
Mrs. B.O. Ewa- Library Dept.
08969649685.
orieoma.beatrice.ewa@gmail.com
Mrs. A. A. Ali- Library Dept.
08064947973
adizetu.ali@unn.edu.ng
Mr. M. C. Nwafor- Library Dept.
08037291527.
micheal.nwafor@unn.edu.ng
Mrs. Charity Okide, Adult Education Dept.
08036748409.
charity.okide@unn.edu.ng
Mrs. Josephine Igbokwe- Library Dept.
08052848497.
josephine.igbokwe@unn.edu.ng
Mrs. R.I Okwor- Library Dept.
08066398429.
rose.okwor@unn.edu.ng
Mrs Anthonia A. Ejikeme – Library Dept.
08037791291
anthonia.ejikeme@unn.edu.ng
Mrs Elizabeth Babarinde – Lib.&Infor.Science Dept.
08063410623.
elizabeth.babarinde@unn.edu.ng
Information Literacy for Community Development Research Group
The research focus of the group is to examine various ways in which information Literacy can be used in fostering cross-cultural understanding among individuals. Much of societal problems today are as a result of failure of human beings to appreciate each other in terms of differences in culture, religion, ideology etc. Hence, there are wide spread terrorism and racial discrimination in the world today. Though many people world over lay claim to literacy in one field of study or the other, the problem of allitracy and ills associated with it are still prevalent.
Coordinator: Dr. E.D Chigbu
E-mail: emma.chigbu@unn.edu.ng
Phone (GSM) 08036542660
Some proposed research topics include:
a. Bridging literacy gaps between urban and rural youths.
b.  Methods of encouraging pleasure reading among youths
c. Problems  encountered by youths in accessing information
d. Information Seeking behavior of urban and rural youth
e. School libraries in Nigeria: Nature, Prospect and challenges
The information literacy for community development group is made up of the following people:
Dr Micheal O. Okoye: Micheal is a deputy University Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) Enugu State Chapter. He is married with children.
Dr Emmanuel D. Chigbu: Emmanuel is a Principal Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Librarian at Namdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He possessed a PhD in Library and Information Science from University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLS) from University Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Librarians of Nigeria, Nigerian Library Association (NLA) Enugu State, Chapter and Cataloguing and classification Section of the Nigerian Library Association. He is married with children and has many publications to his credit.
Dr Okechukwu L. Nwabuko: Okechukwu  is a Lecturer in the Department of Adult Education and Extra-mural Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He holds a Diploma and MPA in Public Administration, and B.Ed, M.Ed and Ph.D in Adult Education Administration, from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is the Editor, Journal of Adult Education and Development (JAED) and Guest Editor, International Journal of Education, Science and Public Policy in Africa (IJESPPA) published in USA. He is a member of several   professional organizations including the Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE) and Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN). He is a Fellow, Institute of Industrial Administration. He has published in both national and international Journals and has some book chapters to his credit. He is married with children.
Mrs. Ngozi Osadebe: Ngozi is a Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Master’s degree  in  Business Administration (MBA);  and  Library & Information Science (MLS). She is  a member of the Nigerian Reading Association (IRA), International Reading Association (IRA), Association of Chartered Librarians of Nigeria, Information Technology Section of Nigerian Library Association and the Nigerian Library Association, (NLA) Enugu State chapter. Presently she is a PhD student of Library and Information Science department of University of Nigeria, Nsukka.  She is the head of the physically challenged section of the library and has many publications to her credit. She is married with children. Ngozi can be contacted at osadebengozi@yahoo.com 08072449822
Mrs. Ezinne Njoku: Ezinne is a Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Master’s degree  in Chemistry  (M.Sc); and Library and Information Science (MLS).  She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Enugu State Chapter. She is presently in charge of the Biafrana and Achebeana resources, located in Africana Section of the Library. She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children. Ezinne.njoku@unn.edu.ng and nnezim@yahoo.com  Phone No. 08064180316
Mrs. Beatrice Ewa: Beatrice is a Senior library Officer at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Post Graduate Diploma Certificate in Librarianship. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree  in Library  and Information Science.  She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) Enugu State branch.  She is married with children. Orieoma.beatrice.ewa@gmail.com 08969649685
Mrs.  Adizetu.  Ali:  Adizetu is an Assistant Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She hasMasters in Education  (M.Ed.) from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is a member of Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Enugu State Chapter.  She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children. Adizetu can be contacted through phone  08064947973
Mrs Chioma Onoh: Chioma works an Assistant Librarian  in Nnamdi Azilkiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.She has M.Sc in Public Administration and a PGDL in Library and Information Science. She  is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Enugu State Branch. She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children
Mrs. Charity Okide: Charity Okide is a lecturer in Adult Education and Extra Mural Studies of University of Nigerian, Nsukka. She possess Mater’s in Adult Education and Extra Mural Studies (M.ed) . She is currently a PhD student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka. She is a members of Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE), Nigerian Union of Teachers and Community & Adult Research Society of Nigeria (CARESON). She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children.
Mrs. Rose I. Okwor: Rose is a Senior Librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She possesses a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Enugu State branch. She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children
Mr. Micheal .C. Nwafor: Michael is an information consultant to faculty of social science particularly department of Psychology academic staff. He is a shelve supervisor, indexer and abstractor. Michael is the  secretary of the library committee on grant writing from 2014 till date. He has a B.Sc in Psychology and Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLS). She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children
Mrs Josephine  Igbokwe: Josephine  is a librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS) from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State branch. She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children
Mrs Anthonia A. Ejikeme. Anthonia is a librarian at Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS) from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is currently a PhD student of the department of library and Information Science. She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State branch and International Reading Association (IRA). She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children. 08037791291
Mrs Elizabeth Babarinde. Elizabeth is an Assistant Librarian at Department of Library and Information Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS) from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is currently a PhD student of the department of library and Information Science. She is a member of the Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State branch and International Reading Association (IRA). She has many publications to her credit and is married with Children