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Name

Dr. Christopher Okoi Offem

Department

Library and Information Science

Designation

Lecturer II

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Christopher Okoi Offem

Dr Christopher Okoi Offem joined the services of the then University of Cross River State (Unicross), Uyo in 1986 as Library Assistant. He served Unicross faithfully until 1992 when he transferred his services to University of Calabar, Calabar as Senior Library Assistant. He rose to the rank of Principal Library Officer II in 2009 before he was converted to the Assistant Librarian in 2012. He was promoted to Lecturer II in 2015. He holds a Diploma Certificate in Library and Information Sciences from University of Calabar (`1997), B.A. (Ed.) Library Science (2004), MLS in 2008 and PhD degree in Library and Information Science (2018). All the degrees were awarded by University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. Since his conversion to academic line, Dr Offem has been teaching library science courses in the University. His main areas of specialisation include reference and bibliographic services and Library Management. Dr Offem has participated in many conferences, workshops and seminars where he made presentations. He was a member Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 49th National Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Library Association held in Calabar in 2011. He was also in the LOC that organises a Workshop on “Implementing RDA in Nigerian Libraries: Practical steps towards visibility, organised by the Nigeria Library Association in Calabar in 2016. He has published over five articles spread across both local and international peer reviewed academic journals. Dr Offem is a member of many professional bodies including the Nigeria Library Association and Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria. He is married with children. He collaborated with his mentors in the profession to publish e.g. Late Professor Lawal, O. O, Professor Ntui, Aniebiet Inyang, Senior Colleagues, e.g. Dr. Odu, James, Dr. (Mrs.) Etuk, Mfon, colleagues, Dr. (Mrs.) Inyang, Obia E. etc.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCArmy Children Primary School 1,MIlitary Cantonment,Ikeja,Lagos19741980
GCECommunity Secondary Grammar School,Ugep, Cross River State19841985
Diploma in Library and Information ScienceUniversity of Calabar,Calabar19951997
B.Ed Lbrary ScienceUniversity of Calabar,Calabar, Cross River State ,Nigeria19992004
M.Sc Library and Information ScienceUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State,Nigeria20062008
PhD Library and Information ScienceUniversity of Calabar,Calabar,Cross River State,Nigeria.20142018
PhD Library and Information ScienceUniversity of Calabar,Calabar,Cross River State,Nigeria.20142018

S/N Publication
Inyang, O. G., & Offem,.C. O. (2014). Information Seeking behavior of undergraduates students in University of Calabar. Information journal of Information and knowledge management, 5(1), 68-81.
Lawal, O. O, & Offem, C. O. (2014). Personal variables of Reference Librarian in Academic Libraries in Cross River State. Nigeria Continental Journal of Information Technology, 8(1), 29-36.
Ntui, A., Etuk, M., & Offem, C. O. (2011). Literary skills development for tertiary institution: a case study of the University of Calabar. An International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), 8(1), 73-181.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
48th Natioanal Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigerian Library Association held at the International Conference Centre ,Abuja from the 18th -23rd July,20102010-07-182010-07-23
50th National Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) held at the International Conference Centre ,Abuja,from the 15th-20th July,20122012-07-152012-07-20
50th National Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) held at the International Conference Centre ,Abuja,from the 15th-20th July,20122012-07-152012-07-20
University of Calabar: Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence(CTLE) held at University of Calabar International Conference Centre from 12th-13th February,2013.2013-02-122013-02-13
Nigerian Library Association (NLA): Cataloqueing, Classification and Indexing Section held at Abeokuta,Ogun State from 26th-30th October,2015.2015-10-262015-10-30
Nigerian Library Association (NLA): Cataloqueing, Classification and Indexing Section held at NUC Database,University of Calabar,Cross River State from 23th-28th October,2016.2016-10-232016-10-28
52nd National Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigeria Library Association (NLA) held at Abeokuta,Ogun State from 23th-26th July,20182018-07-232018-07-26