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Dr. Sarah Okpa Josiah


Library and Information Science


Assistant Lecturer


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About Dr. Sarah Okpa Josiah

Dr. Sarah Okpa Josiah started her career in University of Calabar, in 1992 as a Senior Patrol Woman in the University Security Department. Her designation was later changed and transferred to the Library Department of the University as Library Assistant in 1993. Her designation was later converted to Assistant Lecturer in 2015 after attaining the rank of Assistant Librarian. The University of Calabar awarded Dr (Mrs) Josiah a University Diploma Certificate and B.Ed. degree in Adult Education (Community Development) and Diploma in Library and Information Science in 1998, 2004 and 2006 respectively. In 2014, the University of Calabar awarded her a master ’s degree in Library Science. Finally, she also holds a PhD degree in Library and Information Science obtained from the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka in 2016. Since the conversion of her appointment to academic librarian, she has been teaching, researching and mentoring students at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She has attended and presented papers at both local and international conferences. She published many articles in both local and international peer reviewed. She is member of many professional associations including Nigeria Library Association. Dr (Mrs) Sarah Okpa is happily and the married is blessed with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCUsumutong Primary School, Usumutong 19781983
WAECUsumutong Secondary School, Usumutong 19841990
WAECPrivate Candidate 19951995
Diploma A.EdUniversity of Calabar Cross River State Nigeria19961998
B.EdUniversity of Calabar Cross River State Nigeria20002004
Diploma LIS University of Calabar ,Cross River State Nigeria20042006
MLS University of Calabar ,Cross River State Nigeria20112014
Ph.DUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State Nigeria20162019

S/N Publication
Inyang, O.G.,& Josiah, S.O. (2019). Knowledge and users' Prefernces of Contemporary marketing Strategies Used in Academic Libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) 1946.
Umoh, M.S., & Josiah, S.O. (2019). A comparative Study of Collection Development Practices in Public Libraries in Cross River state and Akwa Ibom State,Nigeria. The Information Technologist: An International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). 16(1), 87-93.
Umoh, M.S., & Josiah, S.O. (2019). Library Managers' Role and Library Staff Job Satisfaction as Embodiment of Value in South-South Zone Federal University Libraries.The Information Technologist: An International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). 16(1), 117-123.
Igajah, M. N., & Josiah, S. O. (2018). Quality library service delivery through information technology and economic development in Nigeria. Journal of Library and Information Technology Trends, 3, 110-121.
Inyang, O. G., & Josiah, S. O. (2018). User’s perception of librarian knowledge management strategies. The Leajon. An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 9(1), 81-94.
Akin-Fakorede, O.O., & Josiah, S.O. (2018). Records Preservation Practices and Information Accessibility in Federal Public servant In Cross River State,Nigeria.International Journal of Educational Administration Planning and Research, 10(2), 13-23
Josiah, S.O., & Igajah, M. N. (2017). Student perception and utilization of information resources in academic libraries. Global Best Practices in Library and Information Services in Contemporary Era, 2, 122-130
Josiah S.O., (2015). Theft and Mutilation of Library Resources: Implication for Library Service Delivery in Nigeria Academic Libraries. Global Review of Library and Information Service, 11, 73-79

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
51st National Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigeria Library Association, Calabar. Theme: Nigerian Library Association at 51: Future Nigerian Libraries: Infinite Possibilities Cultural Centre, Calabar, Cross River State 2013-06-092013-06-14
35th Annual Seminar/workshop and conference Theme: Future Cataloguers: Changing Rules, Changing Roles Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun Sttae 2015-10-262015-10-30
6th Annual seminar/workshop and conference Theme: Implementing RDA in Nigerian Libraries: Practical steps towards visibility : University of Calabar, Cross River State 2016-10-232016-10-28
1st International Conference and Home Coming Held from 25th – 30th June, 2017 Theme: Global Best Practices in Library and Information Services in Contemporary Era Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Education, University oSarah Okpa Josiah and Igajah, Mayen Ndaro (2017). Student perception and utilization of information resources in academic libraries in Cross River State. 2017-06-252017-06-30
Electronic Resource Management Systems in Libraries. Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka2018-08-052018-08-10
8th Annual Conference of University of Calabar, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar New Senate Chamber 2018-09-112018-09-14