AKPAN, Dr. (Mrs.) Ekwere Elizabeth (nee Otu)

Born September 5,1942

Ikot Mbou Ikono


AKPAN (nee Otu)



M.S.L.S., M.Sc, Ph.D;

Gender: Female
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Dr.Henry U. Akpan, 1985
State of Origin: Akwa-Ibom
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Profession Information scientist , University Librarian , Administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Senior Reference Assistant London Borough of Havering, Central England, I%8- 70;dep.Branch Librarian,GideaPark Library, London Borough of Havering, 1%9-73;Technical Services Librarian, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Calabar Campus, 1974-77; Processing Librarian, University ofCalabar (UnicalX Cross River State, 1981-89; Research Librarian, Unical, 1990-91; Librarian, University of Uyo, 1992-03; Visiting Librarian, Cross River University of Technology, 2004-07; University Librarian, Veritas University, since2008;

Royal Institute of International Affairs, sinceI%7, American Information Science Association, 1978-81, Implementation Committee, Women Education, Cross River State, 1986-87;AkwaIbom State Library Board, since 19%; sec National, Nigerian Library Association(NLA) Cataloguing and Classification Division, 1975-76;ch: NLA, Cross River State, 1982-84;ah: Library Journal BestStudentAward,1966;BetaPhiMu, International Library Science Honour Society, 1977

Ikono Native Authority School,Akwa Ibom State, 1949-55; Queen’s School, Enugu, 1955-1959; Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar, Cross River State, 1960-61; Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Polytechnic, UK, 1965-66; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 1977-81;

co-author, The Women’s War of 1929

art promotion, women/children issues

presd. Nigerian Business and Professional Women’s Clubs

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