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Mrs. Igajah Mayen Ndaro


Library and Information Science


Assistant Lecturer


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About Mrs. Igajah Mayen Ndaro

Igajah, Mayen Ndaro, an academic icon, was employed in 2005 at the University of Calabar Library as a Higher Library Officer and grew to the position of Senior Library Officer. In 2014, she converted to academics as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Library and Information Science. Dr. (Mrs.) Mayen Igajah holds a Ph.D degree in Library and Information Sciences and is currently the Library skills Coordinator in the University. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Adult Education (Literacy and Vocational Education in 2005, a Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) in 2012 and a Ph.D in Information Sciences in 2019 all from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Her areas of interest are user studies, information literacy and cataloguing. She has practiced Librarianship for sixteen years and has been involved in the education and training of Librarians through her professional experience. Dr. Mayen Igajah has published several articles in reputable national and international journals and attended several conferences, seminars and workshops where she made presentations and contributions. She has also received honours and awards for professional diligence, leadership that contributed national development. Some of them are; University of Calabar Study Fellowship, 2014-2019 (Ph.D), University of Calabar Study Fellowship, 2008-2012 (MLS). Dr, Mayen Igajah is certified by the Librarians’ Registration Council (LRCN) and is a member of the Nigerian Library Association. She is also a member of the National Association of Library and Information Science Education and a member of the Society of Christian Scholars. In addition, she has served the University Library as Secretary, Library committee, Head of Unit in the special Education Library, Medical Library and Unit Head Science and Technology Library. She is a member of a fruitful outreach ministry called to help in shaping lives and destinies through the instrument of the word of God. She is also a member of Blessed Me Initiative, a non-governmental organization aimed at providing funds and creating a reading culture and information literacy in society. Her interests and publication can be accessed from the website. Dr. Igajah is a mother of four who derives inspiration from God and desire for a positive change in society.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCDuke Town Primary School Eyamba, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria19781982
Teachers’ Grade TwoTeacher Training College (TTC), Ikot Ansa, Calabar/NTI Cross River State Nigeria19951999
Bachelor of Education (Hons.) Adult Education (B.Ed)University of Calabar, Calabar. Cross River State Nigeria 20002005
Master of Library Science (MLS)University of Calabar, Calabar. Cross River State Nigeria 20082012
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Library & Information Sciences (Library Science)University of Calabar, Calabar. Cross River State Nigeria 20142019

S/N Publication
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, 2:110-121.
Bassey, M. M. & Igajah, M. N. (2017). Library education programmes and literacy skills in predictors of library use in university libraries in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. A Journal of Library and Information Services. Antecedents, Perspectives Prospects, 1: 293-309.
Igajah, M. N., Boma, T. D. & Echu, A. (2017). Assessment of information delivery services: A study of distance education programmes in Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Library and Information Technology Trends,2:164-180.
Josiah, S. O. & Igajah, M. N. (2017). Students’ perception and utilization of information resources in academic libraries in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Best Practices in Library and Information Services in Contemporary Era, 2:122-130.
Igajah, M. N. (2013). A study of the use of school library resources and students academic performance in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria. A Journal of Library and Information Practitioner, 6(1& 2),580-590.

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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: 9th – 14th June, 2013. University of Calabar, elibrary, 2013-06-092013-06-14
Workshop on Systems Analysis for library management organized by Centre for Public Administrators and Advanced Management Studies LTD/GTE, Lagos. Bezer Hall, Ota, Ogun State.2015-07-272015-07-31
54th National Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nigerian Library Association, Abuja. Theme: Library and Information Services for Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria. Funtaj School Auditorium, Gudu, Abuja.2016-07-242016-07-29
National Workshop on Application of free and open source software (FOSS in Library Operations Organized by Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria in Collaboration with National Information Technology Development Agency) (NITDA): E-library, Uni2017-07-022017-07-07
Workshop on “guide to getting published” Organized by Emerald Publishing. Venue: E-Library, University of Calabar, Calabar.2019-08-282019-08-28
7th International Conference of the U6+ Consortium “UNICAL 2019”.Theme: Harnessing Africa’s potentials in science, technology and humanities for sustainable development. Venue: New Senate Chamber, University of Calabar, Calabar.2019-09-022019-09-06
9th Annual Conference of Faculty of Education.Theme: Inclusive education, Entrepreneurship and National Development. Venue: New Senate Chamber, University of Calabar, Calabar.2019-09-102019-09-13