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ERIC Number: EJ1083579
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
A Comparative Analysis of the Availability of Information Resources on Ibibio Culture in the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom State Public Library
Okon, Henry Itohowo; Simon, Jehu S.; Akai, Iniobong
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n5 p186-192 2015
This study reports the results of a survey of the available holdings of information resources on Ibibio culture in the University of Uyo Library and Akwa Ibom State Library. The specific objectives of the study were to determine the different size of information resources on funeral, fattening (Mbobo), taboos, myths as well as dissemination in the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom State Libraries. Survey research design was used for the study. 3,854 information sources in the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom State Libraries constituted the population of the study, with all estimated 2,276 (100%) forming the sample size of the study. Checklist was used to obtain data for the study. Chi-square was used for the data analysis. The major research findings based on the postulated objectives of the study revealed that there was a significant difference in the information resources available in the University of Uyo Library and Akwa Ibom State Library. The study concluded that libraries must oversee additional problems and increase the acquisition of information resources on Ibibio culture to further cub the dwindling nature of its collection and possible extinction of this information resources.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria