Academic Staff

  30 Jan 2017








Date of Birth:           14TH APRIL 1965

Academic Qualification:  BLS, MLS,

Awards:   Award of Excellence for Support, Student Welfare by Naliss.

Award on Punctuality to Lectures by S.U.G.


Membership of Professional Bodies: National Library Association (Nla), National Association of Library and Information Science Educators (Nalise)

Current Research Interest: Library Management, Informaiton Consultancy and Bibliographic Services, Information and Communication Technology, and Reference Librarianship

Publication:     Text Books, Chapters in Books and Many Professional Journal Publications






Onwubiko, CPC (1996). The Practice of Amadi’s Barefoot Librarianship in African Public Libraries: Constraints and Prospects. Library Review, 45(4): 39-47.


Onwubiko, CPC (1999). Information Repacking for .the 21st Century Rural Nigerian. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, 9(2): 187-194.


Onwubiko, CPC (2000). The Application of Oramedia in Abia Public Library System. Nigerian Journal of Library and Information Science, 3&4:37-34.


Onwubiko, CPC (2001). Imperatives of Management by Objectives (MBO) in Managing Public Libraries in Nigeria”. Abia State College of Education Journal. Vol. 1 No. 1.


Onwubiko, CPC and Onu B. C. (2002). Aligning TQM and Organizational Learning to Library Service in Nigeria. International Library Movement, 24(3): 157-164.


Onwubiko, CPC (2003). Marketing Library Services in the 218i Century Africa: A Strategic Framework for survival, Abia State University Business Review. Vol. 3. No, 3.


Onwubiko, CPC (2004). The Internet: A New Opportunity for Librarians and Information Specialists in Nigeria. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 1(1 &2): 71-80


Onwubiko, CPC (2004). Staff Motivation and Productivity at the Abia State University Library, (ABSUL). The Nigerian Library Link, 2(1): 23-39.


Onwubiko, CPC (2005). Using Newspapers to Satisfy the information needs of Readers at Abia State University Library (ABSUL), Uturu. African Journal of Education and Information Management, 7(2):65-80.


Onwubiko, CPC (2005), Application of the Dynamics of Total Quality Management, (TQM) to Library Administration in Nigeria. Nigerian Library Link, III, (18,2)70-82


Onwubiko, CPC (2005), Freedom of Information Legislation in Nigeria; Proposal and Comment of its Implications to Records Management Practice. African Journal of Education and Information Management, 7(1): 113-126


Onwubiko, CPC (2006). Development of University Libraries Management Information System. (UL-MIS) in Africa: framework. Africa Journal of Education and Information Management, 8(1) I 27-37.


Onwubiko,  CPC (2007). The 21st Century University Library and the Accreditation of Degree Programme in Nigerian University, African Journal of Education and Information Management, 9(1 &2); 37-52 (2007).


Onwubiko, CPC.,Onu, B. C and OssaiOnah (2010). Succession Planning in Academic Libraries in Owerri, Imo State. The Information Manager, 10 (1-2): 33-39.


Onwubiko, CPC (2011). Use of Information and Communication Technology as Research Tool in University Libraries. The Librarian and Information Manger, 4 (1): 58 – 84.


Onwubiko, CPC and Onu, B.C (2011). The Virtual Library for State-owned Universities: Theoretical Discourse on Vision, Challenges and Prospects. The ABSU Journal of Sociology, 1 (1): 228-251.


Onu, Blessing C and Onwubiko, CPC (2012). Distance Learning in tfiedigital Age. Comments on the Role and Challenges to University Libraries in Nigeria. Journal of Resourcefulness and Distinction, 1 (1): 191-205.


Onwubiko, CPC (2012). Empowerment of Nigerian Women. Towards National Development. Journal of resourcefulness and Distinction, 2 (1):68-78.



Onwubiko, CPC (2002). Sacrifice in Igbo Culture. In: J. 0. Onwuka (ed); Nigeria Peoples and Cultures: Histon’cai and Socio-Stntctural Perspectives. Enugu: Echris Publishers; Chapter Eleven,” pp 177 -188.


Onwubiko, CPC (2000). Rites of Passage in Igba Culture: Historical and Socio-Structural Perspective. Enugu: Echris Publishers; Chapter Fourteen; pp. 211 -226.


Onwubiko, CPC (2004). Planning for Computer Based Information System for Library Management. In: E. C. Madu (ed): Technology for Information Management and Service. Ibadart: Evi-Coleman Publications; Chapter?; 83-94.


Onwubiko, CPC (2004). Problems of Information Dissemination and Policy Formulation for African Countries. In: E.P. Ogbonna (ed), Contemporary Social Problems in Society. Enugu: John Jacob’s Classic Publishers: Chapter 5; pp. 122 -145.


Onwubiko, CPC (2005). Community Development Endeavours in Nigeria: A Traditional Perspective. In: J.Q.Onwuka (ed), Nigeria Societies and Cultural Heritage, Okigwe; Fasmen Educational and . Research Publications; pp. 133-157.


Onwubiko, CPC (2008). ICT Awareness and Utilization by Library and Information Students of Abia State University, Uturu. In: T.N. Kanoo (ed), Current Issues in Nigeria Education: A book of Reading. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers: Chapter 26, pp. 279 – 292.


Onwubiko, CPC (2009). Development Communication in the Third World. In J.O. Onwuka (ed), The Third World in Social Science Perspective, Okigwe: Fasmen Publishers: Chapter 15; pp. 176 -202.


Onwubiko, CPC (2010), The Use of-Library for Research.    In:   Udo Nwokocha (ed), Modern Approach to Use of the Library, Owerri: Liu House of Excellence Publishers; pp. 1-13.


Onwubiko, CPC and Onu, Blessing C (2012). Enhancing Rural Information Dissemination Through Interpersonal Information Networking. In: A.N. Uhegbu, Udo Nwokocha and a. O. Unagha (edsj, Readings in Library and Information Science. Owerri: Odesaa Educational Books; ChapterSix: pp. 134-152.



Onwubiko,   CPC (2004).   Fundamentals of Management in   libraries. Owerri: CREMD Publishers. (Has 23 Chapters with 344 pages).