Olaifa et al
Greener Journal of Internet, Information and Communication Systems. Vol. 3 (1), pp. 009-013, March 2017.
ISSN: 2354-2373 © 2017 Greener Journals
Manuscript Number: 011917007
Peculiarities in Agricultural Book Publishing: Case Study of National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) Library Collections
Olaifa, Taye Paul*; Uzokwe, Chuka Christian; Oyeniyi, Janet O; and Edache Rose
National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) Library, P.M.B. 1525, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
The paper seeks to investigate the nature and features of agricultural book publishing in Nigeria, using National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM) Library-Collections as a case study. The research examines a book publishing features such as collaborations, positions of authors, gender, etc. More importantly, this research tends to study the history of book publishing in Nigeria as it translates to Nigerian library’s collection. The research specifically considered what percentage of research library collections are published in the country, and also authored by Nigerians.
Keywords: Agriculture, Book Publishing, Library, NCAM.
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