OKWILAGWE, Prof. Oshiotse Andrew

Born 17th July, 1951
in

Jattu-Uzairue, Edo State.

Prof.

OKWILAGWE,

Oshiotse

Andrew

(B.A., M.A., M.Litt, MLS, Ph.D)

Prof. Okwilagwe is a full-fledged professor as well as a professional publisher involved in teaching, research, consultancy and practical scholarly publishing. He is a strong advocate of autonomous sustainable publishing capacity in Africa. He has worked as a publicity, manuscript development and publications editor in commercial and research institutions’ publishing houses in Nigeria. Prof. Okwilagwe has worked with over 450 authors on various publishing projects in Africa. His research focus is on the influence of Publishing, and Library and Information Science on national development. He has focused his research on the methods and processes of using the services of the information professionals in bringing about rapid and sustainable development in Nigeria. In this regard, his research effort has honed new perspectives on the synergy between Library, Archival and Information Science and allied disciplines of publishing, copyright, bibliotherapy and national development. These perspectives indicate the processes of applying the services of information professionals towards building information systems that can effectively meet users’ needs. Thus, his research thematically and theoretically spans Library, Archival and Information Science, Publishing, Copyright, Bibliotherapy Information Resources Management and Social Librarianship.
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State of Origin: Edo State
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Profession Professor , Researcher , Publisher , Consultant
Working Experience

Professor, Department of Library Archival and Information Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria; Director, Stirling-Horden Publishers Ltd.

Previous Appointments:

-Library Officer, Bendel State Library Services, Benin City: 1974–1978;

– Graduate Assistant, University of Ibadan, Ibadan: 1 November 1980 – 30 November 1984;

– Lecturer II, University of Ibadan, Ibadan: 1 October 1987 – 30 September 1990;

– Lecturer I, University of Ibadan, Ibadan: 1 October 1990 – 30 September 1995;

– Editor, Journal of Information and Communication for Education in Africa (JICOMEA) 1992 – 2010;

– Sub-Dean (Undergraduate), Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, 1995 – 1997;

– Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan, Ibadan: 1 October, 1995 – 30 September 2002;

-Editor, Nigerian Library and Information Science Review, Oyo State Chapter of the Nigerian Library Association: 2002–2004;

-Head, Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies (LARIS), 2011-2013;

– Editor, Nigeriana Stirling-Horden Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communication;

-Member, Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria, 2014-2016;

-Consultant, Nigerian Copyright Commission, Abuja;

-Associate Professor, Department of Library Archival and Information Studies, Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria;

-Reader, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1 October, 2002-;

Member, Nigerian Library Association;
Member, Nigerian Publishers Association Professional Training Committee;
Member, Association of West African Book Editors;
Chairman, Association of West African Book Editors’ Training Committee, 1990 – 2005;
President, African Association of Researchers and Teachers of Publishing (AARTOP). 1998 – 2000;
Member, West African Association of Researchers and Teachers of Publishing (WARTOP);
Founder and President of Nigeria Association of Researchers and Teacher of Publishing (NARTOP).

University of Ibadan, Ibadan – 1979; University of Ibadan, Ibadan – 1983; University of Stirling, Stirling – 1984; University of Ibadan, Ibadan – 1987; University of Ibadan, Ibadan – 1995.
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SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND PRIZES

– University of Ibadan Staff Training Grants (M.Litt Publishing Studies) — 1983;
– Federal Government Scholarship 1994.

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES

1. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1983): Cultural Influences in the Reception of Information for Innovation among the Uzairue People of Bendel (Edo State), Nigeria. An Unpublished M.A. Project, University of Ibadan). 102 pages.

2. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1984): Book Publishing in the Social change Process in Nigeria: A Theoretical Perspective.An Unpublished M.Litt. Project in the Department of English Studies. University of Stirling. 84 pages.

3. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1987): Convergence of Mass Communication and Information Science: A Preliminary Study. An Unpublished M.LS Project in the Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan. 72 pages.

4. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1995): Information Input in Organisational Effectiveness of the Nigerian Book Publishing Industry.An Unpublished Ph.D thesis in the Department of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 202 pages.

PUBLICATIONS:
A. BOOKS

1. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1992). A New Approach to Reading Comprehension for Schools and Colleges. Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers. 139 Pages. ISBN 976 – 2063 – 29 – 0.

2. Okwilagwe O. A. and Ugwumba (1992). Andy and Sally Zoo Series. University Zoo in Pictures. Stirling-Horden Publishers. 15pp.

3. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2001). Book Publishing in Nigeria. Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers. 245 pages. ISBN 978 – 2063 – 28 – 2.

4. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008) Tony Momoh: A National Cultural Engineer and Bibliotherapist. Stirling-Horden Publishers. 590 pages. ISBN 978 – 032 – 852 – 1.

5a. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2010). Nigeriana Stirling-Horden Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communications. Historical and Theoretical Perspectives. Vol. I. O. A. Okwilagwe (Ed.) Stirling-Horden Publishers. Ibadan. 333 Pages.

b. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2010). Nigeriana Stirling-Horden Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communications. Principles and Practices. Vol. 2. O. A. Okwilagwe (Ed.) Stirling-Horden Publishers. Ibadan. 430 Pages.

c. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2010). Nigeriana Stirling-Horden Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communications. Social and Entrepreneurial Imperatives.Vol. 3. O. A. Okwilagwe (Ed.) Stirling-Horden Publishers. Ibadan. 395 Pages.

d. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2010). Nigeriana Stirling-Horden Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communications. Technology Imperatives vol. 4. O.A. Okwilagwe (Ed.) Stirling-Horden Publishers. Ibadan. 423 Pages.

6. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2013). Effects of Examination Malpractice on the Development of Uzairue Clan, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo State. Ibadan. Nigeria. Stirling-Horden Publishers. 40pp.

B. CHAPTERS IN BOOKS ALREADY PUBLISHED

7. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1986). The Book Industries and Cultural Development in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects. In Unoh, S. O. (ed). Cultural Development and Nation Building. Ibadan, Spectrum Books. Pp. 89-109.

8. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1989). Literary Signposts for Appreciation/Affective Comprehension Ability. The Search: Wole Soyinka. Fountains Publications, Ibadan. Pp. 29-37.

9. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1992). Towards the Development of a Film Archives Policy within the National Film Policy in Nigeria. In Operative Principles of the Film Industry: Towards a Film Policy for Nigeria. Jos. Nigerian Film Corporation. Pp. 108-177.

10. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1993). The Public Relations Department of Local Government: Ensuring Adequate, Accurate and Effective Information Dissemination to the Public. In Information Management for Councillors and Local Government Administrators. Ibadan: Omega Publishers. Pp. 31-43.

11. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1999). Patterns of Information Utilization in the Book Industry in Nigeria. In Obemeata Joseph O. et al. (Ed.) Evaluation in Africa in Honour of E. A. Yoloye. Pp. 318-331.

12. Osiki, J.O., Okwilagwe, O.A. and Osiki, F.M.E.(2001). Fostering Adequate Learning Behaviour in the Learning Disabled Child through the Psychotherapeutic Training. In Ademokoya Abiola (Ed.) Exceptional Nigerians in the New Political Dispensation. Pp. 185-194.

13. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2001). Copyright and Collective Administration of Reproduction Rights in Nigeria. In Awosika, Yomi et. al (Ed.) Topical Issues in Education. Pp. 255-262.

14. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2003). Journal Publishing: Design and Production Management. In L. O. Aina (Ed) Handbook of the Training Course on Sustenance of Library, Archival and Information Science Journals in West Africa.

15. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2005). “Putting People First” The Role of Information Science in Education. In Emeke and Abe (Eds) Evaluation in Theory and Practice Pp. 181-198.

16. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2006). Writing and Submitting Manuscripts for Scholarly Publications in a Dynamic World Intellectual System. In Olayinka, Adetimirin and Ojebode (Eds). Scholarly Writing and Publication. Solaba (Nig) Ltd. Ibadan. Pp. 122-131.

17. Obinyan, G. A. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2010). Sustainable Development Emerging Discourse in Book Publishing in Nigeria. Nigerian Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communication: Historical and Theoretical Perspective. Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers. In a set of 4 vols. Pp 319-333.

18. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Obinyan, G. A. (2010). Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on Book Publishing in Nigeria – Problems and Prospects. Nigerian Encyclopaedia of Mass Media and Communication: Technology Imperatives. Ibadan: Stirling-Horden Publishers. In a set of 4 vols. Pp 411-422.

19. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015).The Roleof Mediain National Security and Crime Management in Nigeria. In Prince Tony Momoh (Ed.) The Role of Media in National Security and Crime Management in Nigeria. Lagos: Media and Law Development Centre. Pp. 1 – 44.

C. ARTICLES THAT HAVE ALREADY APPEARED IN REFERRED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

20. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1994). Information Input in Book Publishing in West Africa: Nigerian Situation. International Congress for Book Editors in West Africa. UNESCO/AWABE. Pp. 54-74. Ibadan.

21. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1994). Towards an African Publishing Curriculum. International Congress for Book Editors in West Africa. UNESCO/AWABE. Pp. 85-94. Ibadan.

D. ARTICLES ALREADY PUBLISHED IN LEARNED JOURNALS

22. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1990). Editing an Index: Studies in Expressive Communication. Nigerian Libraries Vol. 24, Nos. 1 & 2: Pp. 79-87.

23. Okwilagwe, O.A. and Abosi, C.O.(1990). The Relevance of Book Publishing Curriculum to the National Policy on Education. The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Vol. 1, No. 11: Pp.106-117.

24. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1991). Professionalism in Publishing: Current Trends. The Publisher, Vol. 2, No. 1: Pp. 35-40.
25. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1991-1992). The Communication Context for Information Broking. Nigerian Libraries Vol. 25 & 26, Nos. 1- 4: Pp. 74-85.

26. Abosi, C. O. and Okwilagwe, O. A (1993). The Role of Bibliotherapy in Adjustive Behaviour of the Handicapped in a Developing Country. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, Vol. 3, No. 2: Pp. 175-178.

27. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Opeke, O. R. (1993). Information Utilisation by Decision Makers for Organisational Effectiveness. Journal of Information Science. Vol. 19, No. 2.

28. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Opeke, O. R.(1998). Information Needs and Utilization by Women Organizations in Nigeria. Journal of Information Communication for Education in Africa.Vol. 1, No. 2, June: Pp. 108-119.

29. Yoloye, A. and Okwilagwe O. A. (1999). Use of Library by Undergraduate Students in the Faculty of Education University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2, June & November: Pp. 268-276.

30. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1999). Interpersonal Communication in Editorial Work Activities in Book Publishing Organizations in Nigeria. Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2, June & November: Pp. 162-170.

31. Okwilagwe, O. A. (1999). Nigerian Textbook Publishers’ Perception and Utilization of Information in Decision-Making Tasks. African Journal of Educational Research. Vol. 5, No. 1, April: Pp. 184-194.

32. Opeke, O. R. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2000). Nigerian Rural Women as Targets of Development Efforts: The Issue of Relative Information. International Journal of Continuing and Non-Formal Education. Vol. 1, No. 1: Pp. 70-79.

33. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2000). Analysis of Copyright Worthiness of Folklore in Nigeria. Journal of Information Communication for Education in Africa Vol. 1, No. 4. Pp. 230-236.

34. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Yoloye, A. (2000). Analysis of the Use of Textbooks by Undergraduates in the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan. African Journal of Educational Management.Vol. 8, No. 1: Pp. 237-242.

35. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2001). Analysis of Printers’ Estimates for the Manufacturing of Textbooks in a Tertiary Institution in Nigeria. Ibadan. Journal of Educational Studies. Vol. I, No. 1. May: Pp. 227-239.

36. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Nwokeafo C.C. (2001). Information Requirement and Order of Preference in Communication for Effective Unionism by the Members of Academic Union of Nigeria (ASUU) University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Journal of Advanced Studies in Educational Management. Vol. I, No. 1, January: pp. 39-47.

37. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2001). Copyright and the Music Industry. Nigeria Education Law Journal. Vol. 4, No. 1: Pp. 49-55.

38. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2001). Effects of Utilization of Internally and Externally Generated Information for Organizational Effectiveness of the Publishing Industry in Nigeria. Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 6, Nos. 1 & 2, November & June: Pp. 153-167.

39. Opeke, O. R. and Okwilagwe, O.A. (2002). Promoting Informatics for National Development in Nigeria: What Role for a UNESCO-NGO Support? Nigerian Libraries (Journal of the Nigerian Library Association). Vol. 36, No. 1. June: Pp. 53-60.

40. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Oga, H. U. (2002). Assessment of Effectiveness of the Nigerian Copyright Law by Humanities Authors in Selected Nigerian Universities. African Journal of Educational Planning Policy Studies.Vol. 3, No. 2, December: Pp. 119-132.

41. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2002). A Critical Examination of the Implications of Copyright for Broadcasting in Nigeria. Nigeria Education Law Journal. Vol. 5, No. 1. June: Pp. 100-107.

42. Okwilagwe, O. A and Njoku, I. F. (2002). Utilisation of Information Technologies (ICTs) for Book Marketing in Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Clinical and Counselling Psychology. Vol. 8, Issue 1, May: Pp. 189-204.

43. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Njoku, I. F. (2002). Availability and Accessibility of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) to Nigerian Publishers for Book Marketing Business. African Journal of Educational Management.Vol. 10, No. 1, June.

44. Opeke, O. R., Osunkunle, S. and Okwilagwe O. A. (2002). Information Sources and Utilisation Patterns of Pharmaceutical Scientists in Nigeria. African Journal of Biomedical Research. Ibadan Biomedical Communication Group. Vol. 5, No. 3, Sept: Pp. 137-140.

45. Okwilagwe, O. A. andMubonyin, V.(2002). The Role of Bibliotherapy in Value System Formation by Undergraduates a Nigerian University: A Preliminary Study. Nigerian Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 7, No 1, Pp. 226-242.

46. Haliso, Y. I.and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2003). Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Students in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria: A Case Study of Babcock University, Nigeria. Humanities Today. Issue 1, 79-89.

47. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Olaojo, P. O.(2004). Library, Archival and Information Studies (LARIS) Curricular as Determinants of Professional Job Performance in Librarianship in Nigeria. Nigerian Library and Information Science Review.Vol. 22, No. 1: Pp. 46-53.

48. Mabawonku, I. and Okwilagwe O. A. (2004). Lecturers Use of Information Technology in Nigerian Library and Information Science Schools. Gateway Library Journal.Vol. 7, No. 2, December: Pp. 20-31.

49. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2007). Book Piracy: Robbery of Intellectual Property. The Publisher.Vol. 14, No. 1, November: Pp. 17-23.

50. Edem, M. B. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008). An Assessment of Law Textbook Publishing in Nigeria 1960-1999. Gateway Library Journal. Vol. 11, No. 1, June: Pp. 1-15.

51. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008). Exploring Cultural Engineering and the Film in Nigeria. International Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Scholarship. Nos. 3-5: Pp. 54-63.

52. Okwilagwe, O.A. and Dirisu, M.A. (2008). Copyright Protection and Intellectual Property Productivity in Social Sciences Research Institute in Nigeria. Ibadan Journal of Educational Studies(IJES) Vol. 5, No.1: Pp. 151-170.

53. Okwilagwe, O.A. and Dirisu, M.A. (2008). Social Science Researchers’ Perception of the Effectiveness of Copyright Law in Protecting their Intellectual Property in Nigeria. Ibadan Journal of Educational Studies (IJES) Vol. 5, No.2: Pp. 144-156.

54. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008). Copyright Law Enforcement in the Intellectual Property Development Process. International Journal of Film, Literary and Media Research. Vol. 5, No. 1, March.

55. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2000). Copyright Law and the Book Publishing Industry in Nigeria. Nigeria Educational Law Journal. Vol. 3, No. 2, March.

56. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008). Information Service Packages Preferred by Managers in Book Publishing Organizations in Nigeria. Journal of Publishing, Information and Mass Communication. Vol. 6, Nos. 1 & 2, January & June.

57. Opeke, O. R. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2008). The Use of Information in the Development of Creativity in Nigerian Secondary Schools. Journal of Publishing, Information and Mass Communication. Vol. 6, Nos. 1 & 2, January & June.

58. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2009). Promoting Professionalism in Africa Publishing: The Publishing Studies Postgraduate Programme in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Publishing, Information and Mass Communication. Vol. 7. No 1- 2.

59. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2011). Bibliotherapeutic Influence on Nigerian Female University Students: Self Report on Sexual Attitudes and Behaviours. US-China Education Review A. Vol. 1, No. 1, June: Pp. 131-139.

60. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2011).AModel for Adoption and Application of ISBD in Book Publishing in Nigeria. Library Philosophy and Practice.

61. Okwilagwe, O.A. (2011). Cultural Beliefs as Factors Influencing Interpersonal Communication among the Employees of Edo States Public Library in Benin City, Nigeria. Academic Research International Vol.1, Issue 1, July.

62. Fagbola, B. O. and Okwilagwe O. A. (2011). An Evaluation of the Quality of Core Primary School Textbooks among Publishers in Oyo State, Nigeria. Journal of Sociology and Education in Africa. Vol. 10 No 2. 6172.

63. Alonge, A. J. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2011). A Case Study of African Journal of Medicine and Medical Services. International Journal of Film, Literary and Media Studies. Vol. 8. No 2: 74-89.

64. Ukpeo, C. and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2011). A Survey of the Patterns of Internet Use by Students in Private Secondary Schools in Benin City Cosmopolis in Edo State. International Journal of Film, Literary and Media Studies. Vol. 8. No 2. 106-116.

65. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Edem, M. B. (2012). Acquisition and Use of Locally Published Law Textbooks as Correlates Textbook Publishing in Nigeria. Library Philosophy and Practice.

66. Okwilagwe, O. A. and Ogbomo,M. O.(2012).Computer Skills as Predictors of Lecturers’ Use of Scholarly Electronic Publications for Research in Federal University Libraries in Nigeria. PNLA Quarterly, Vol. 76, No. 3. June.

67. Ibegwan, Ahiaoma and Okwilagwe, O. A. (2012). Factors Affecting the Use of Indigenous Publications by Medical and Dental Students in Nigeria Universities. Chinese Librarianship. June 2012, Issue 33.

68. Adegbore, Adebayo, Okwilagwe, O. A. and Salaam Mulikat Olawanle (2013). Management of Electronic Resources in Private Universities in South-West Nigeria. Elixir International Journal. Issue 58, 14594 (The Netherlands).

E. BOOKS, CHAPTERS IN BOOKS AND ARTICLES ALREADY ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

69. Okwilagwe, O. A.(2013): Influence of Publisher’s Sales Representatives’ Demographic Factors on their Perception on Book as Product for Branding and Marketing in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Special Edition of Ibadan Journal of Educational Studies Vol. 10. March (Nigeria).

70. Okwilagwe, O. A.(2013): Implications of Legal Deposit: Book Control for National Intellectual Property Development in Nigeria. Sustaining Educational Ideals Beyond the 21st Century. Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan. Nigeria at 50. Ibadan: March (Nigeria).

71. Okwilagwe, O. A.(2014): Publishing, Culture and National Development in Nigeria. Centre for Black Art and African Culture (CBAAC). Lagos.

F. RECENTLY COMPLETED PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON HEGEMONY/TRANNY OF ICT IN A 3RD WORLD NATION: MACRO AND MICRO STUDY OF THE ADOBE PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT COMMUNICATION MEDIUM. THEY ARE CURRENTLY UNDERGOING PEER REVIEW.

72. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). Investigation of Postgraduate Students’ Awareness, Perception and Utilisation of Adobe Portable Document Format in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. 16pp.

73. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). Comparative Study of Awareness, Perception and Utilisation of Adobe Portable Document Format among Postgraduate Students of Varying Levels of Study in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 15pp.

74. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). Comparative Study of Male and Female Postgraduate Students’ Utilisation of Adobe Portable Document Format in Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences in University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 16pp.

75. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). Comparison of Preferences of Portable Document Format and Printed Books by Graduate Students in Six Universitites in Nigeria. 15pp.

76. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2014). A National Study of Postgraduates Students’ Awareness of Adobe Portable Document Format E-Books as Media of Information Communication for Learning and Research on Internet. 15pp.

77. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). A Study of Nigerian Postgraduate Students’ Preference for and Acceptance of the Adobe Portable Document Format E-Books as a Media for Scholarly Communication. pp 17.

78. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2015). A National Survey of Nigerian Postgraduate Students’ Perceptual Profiles and Adoption of Adobe Portable Document Format E-Books as Media of Scholarly Communication on the Internet. 15pp.

79. Okwilagwe, O. A. (2014). Investigation of Postgraduate Students’ Utilisation of Adobe Portable Document Format E-Books as a Communication Media across Six Universities in Nigeria. 18pp.

Prof. Okwilagwe is a resource person to the Nigerian Publishers Association, the Professional Training Committee of the Nigerian Publishers Association and the Nigerian Copyright Council. He has also contributed as a resource person to the development of the curriculum for the HND Publishing Studies, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.

Prof. Okwilagwe has taught editing to various levels of students some of who are now editors both in research and publishing houses in Nigeria.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT IN PUBLISHING AND COPYRIGHT EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Prof. Okwilagwe has Masters and PhD Degrees in Publishing and Copyright Studies (MPCS) Programmes. He has developed the philosophical foundation, pedagogical thrust, curriculum type (modula) structure and contents of the programme made of eighty-one courses of nine areas of specialisation.

He was a member of some important committees such as Senate Curriculum Committee, University of Ibadan; University of Ibadan Business School Establishment Committee; University of Ibadan Vision and Mission Committee on Curricula Development and also served on other Faculty of Education curriculum and other various committees.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

– Publishing and Copyright
– Information Resources Management
– Information Users Synthesis
– Bibliotherapy
– Institutional Intellectual Property Repository
– Correctional Institutions Librarianship
– Mass Media and Communication

In addition to this, he has Nigeria Publishers Association (NPA) Certificate in Publishing.

PERSONAL WEBSITE:
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