Academic Staff

  30 Jan 2017

Ugocha, Oliver Chukwudi

Name:   Ugocha, Oliver Chukwudi, Ph.D, CLN.

Rank:   Senior Lecturer


Position:    Current Head of Department (2015 till date)

Date & Place of Birth:            27th July, 1967

Area of Specialization:        Publishing and Printing

Current ongoing research:    Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Secondary School Teachers in                                                                 Imo State

Contact Address:               Department of Library & Information Science,

MJC Echeruo Faculty of Humanities & Social Science,

Abia State University, P.M.B. 2000,  Uturu.

E-mail:  Ugocha @

Phone Number:   08161260344


  1. First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)                1975-1980
  2. West African School Certificate (WASC)    1981-1985
  3. Diploma in Library and Info. Sci (UNIPORT)                         1996
  4. Sc (Hons) Govt. & Public Administration (ABSU) 1999
  5. Masters in Library & Information Science (ABSU) 2005
  6. Masters in Public Administration (IMSU) 2006
  7. D in Library and Information Science 2014


  • Long Essay/Thesis/Dissertation


  • A survey of crime prevention in the Library of University of Port Harcourt Library (DLIS UNIPRT) Unpublished
  • Problems and Prospects of Indigenous publishing companies in Enugu State. MLS Dissertation Unpublished.
  • Revenue Generation in Local Government in Nigeria: A case study of Ohaji/Egbema L.G.A. MSC Dissertation Unpublished.
  • Job Satisfaction and Productivity of Librarians in Public Libraries in the South-South and South-East Geo-Political Zones of Nigeria. Ph.D Thesis, Unpublished.

(B)       BOOKS

Ugocha, Oliver and Martha, Ibeneme (2005). Handbook of Abia State university law library, Owerri: Creative Education Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver and Ozioma Uzoho (2005). Foundations of public administration, Owerri: Creative Education Publishers

Ugocha, Oliver (2008). The history of Nigeria libraries; Okigwe: Whytem Publishers.

Udo Nwokocha and Oliver Ugocha (2011). Fundamental of bibliography. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver and Udo Nwokocha (2013).  Introduction to cataloguing for Nigerian Libraries, Okigwe: Macro Press.

Ugocha, Oliver (2014). Introduction to book publishing and printing. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver and Desmond Oparaku (2015). Public relations in libraries (ed). Okigwe: Marco Press.

Udo Nwokocha, Ugocha, Oliver and Ogwo Okechukwu (2016). Special libraries and information centres. Umuahia: Zeh Communications.



Ugocha, Oliver (2005). Pre-colonial traditional system in Africa: a Focus on Nigeria. In . . Okereke (ed) Issues in African Politics, Abakaliki: Feb Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver and Emaghara, Florence (2006). User frustration in the faculty of law library. A case of Abia State University, Uturu In Justine Onuoha (ed). Issues in National Development: A Multidisciplinary Discourse, Enugu: Prescient Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver (2010). Electronic library services, in: Udo Nwokocha (ed), A modern Approach to use of the Library, Owerri: Liu House of Excellent Ventures.

Ononogbo, R.U. and Ugocha, O. (2012). Digital libraries: gateway to global information access: their possibility in Nigeria. In: Uhegbu, A.N. Nwokocha, U. And Unagha, A. (eds) Readings in Library and Information Science. Owerri: Odesaa Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver and Udo, Nwokocha (2013). Information management and citizenship education in Nigeria. In: Gregory Chima Nwizu (ed) Citizenship Education: A Social-Political Development in Nigeria. Okigwe: Whytem Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver (2005). Nationalism in Africa. In: O. O. Okereke (ed) Issues in African Politics. Abakaliki; FEP Publishers.

Ugocha, Oliver (2014). Information management in the international system: issues and prospects, In: Cyprian C. Alozie and John-Chife N (eds) Fundamentals of International Relations in a New world order

Ugocha, Oliver, EYISI Gift Ukoma and Desmond Oparaku (2015). Meaning and nature of public relations in libraries In: ugocha, Oliver and Desmond Oparaku (ed) Public Relations In Libraries. Okigwe: Marco Press. Pp 1-12.

(c)        JOURNALS

Ugocha, Oliver and Ibeneme Martha (2005). The need for computerization of law libraries in Nigeria. Journal of Nigeria Government and Politics 1(1)

Ugocha, Oliver and Chiemego, Martina (2006). A proposal for integration online index system (IOIS) in Nigerian university libraries. The Research Librarian, 2(1)

Unagha, Amanze O. and Ugocha, Oliver (2012). Information and communication technology (ICT) skills for human resources development in Nigeria university libraries, Journal of Nigerian Library Association, Anambra State Branch.

Ugocha Oliver, Ibenne Samuel and Amanze Unagha (2015), Information communication technology in libraries and information centres: retrospect’s and prospect. The Research Libraries 8(1).

Ugocha, Oliver and Allens U.I (2010). The power of Transformatry leadership. Journal of Effective leadership for managers 1(1)

Okechukwu, Ogwo and Ugocha, Oliver. (2015). Digital preservation of electronic records: review of concepts, challenges and strategies. International Journal of Applied Technologies in Library and Information Management. 1(1)

Ugocha, Oliver, Ononogbo, R. U. Nwosu, M.C and Ibegwam A. (2014). The imperatives of organising read-a-book competition among secondary school students in Nigeria, Journal of Nigerian Library Association, Ebonyi State Branch. 1(1)

Udo Nwokocha and Ugocha, Oliver (2013). The Changing Roles of the Teacher Librarian In The 21st Century Nigeria: Issues and Problems. Abia State Univeristy Journal of Arts, Management, Education, Law and Social Sciences. 2(1).



Ugocha Oliver and Udo Nwokocha (2014). Issues and Factors in the Teaching of Use of Library Programmes in Nigerian Universities, Proceeding of the 16th National Conference of National Conference of National Association of Library and Information Science Educators (NALISE), April 28-May 1. 2014, Abia State University Uturu.