Personal Details


Name: BATUBO, Friday Bagshaw

Rank/Status: Principal Librarian

Department/Faculty: The Library

Nationality: Nigeria






  1. Batubo, F. B. (1986) Rivers State Library Board: Its Origins and Growth. Library Waves (1) 79 – 92.
  2. Batubo, F. B. (1986) “The Role of the Library in a Changing society” Insight: 36 – 40
  3. Batubo, F. B. (1987) ”Library Cooperation: The Network Approach for 21st Century Nigerian Libraries”. Paper presented at the General Meeting/Conference of Nigerian Library Association, Abeokuta.
  4. Batubo, F. B. (1988) “Library Co-operation” International Library Review, 517 - 532
  5. Batubo, F. B. (1995) “Librarianship and Copyright in Nigeria in the Computer Age” Nalis: Journal of Library Science of the Abia State University, Uturu, Vol. 6.
  6. Batubo, F. B. (2007), “Preservation and Security of Library and information Materials”. In Ahiauzu, B., Akobo, D. and Igben M. J. (2007) Fundamentals of Library Practice, Port Harcourt, Davidstone: 146 – 159.
  7. Batubo, F. B. and Digitemie-Batubo, B. N. (2008), Challenges in Information and Communication: A Paper presented at the 1st International Conference of the Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. 17th – 21st June, 2008 (to be published as book chapter).
  8. Batubo, F. B. and Digitemie-Batubo, B. N. (2010) “The Role of Libraries in Conflict Resolution: the Niger Delta Case”, Library Philosophy and Practice
  9. Batubo, F. B. (2010) University Law Library Development and Administration in the 21st Century in Nwachukwu, V. and Blakes, E. Ft. (2010) University Library Management: 21st Century Perspectives.
  10. Port Harcourt, Ulamba, pp. 127 - 143.
  11. Idiedo, V. O. and Batubo, F. B. (2012) Use of Library … Jurisconsult;
  12. The Journal of Law Students Association, Niger Delta University, 3rd Issue. Pp. 94 – 112.
  13. Batubo, F. B and Digitemie Batubo, F. B. (2010) Towards Automation in the Niger Delta University: Prospects and Challenges.
  14. Batubo, F. B. Mediation: the core Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Process [In view]
  15. Ahiauzu, B; Digitemie-Batubo, B. N and Batubo, F. B. Application of ICT to collection development in Nigerian Academic Libraries for knowledge Society: A Study of Rivers and Bayelsa States Academic Libraries [In-view]

Conference Attended

  1. Nigeria Library Association, Seminar on Cataloguing, University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, 26th – 29th July, 1983.
  2. Nigeria Library Association: Seminar on Cataloguing and Classification, University of Jos, Markurdi Campus, Makurdi, Benue State, 23rd – 26th September, 1987.
  3. National Seminar on the Promotion of Reading, July 24th – 28th, 1984, Lagos University, Akoka, Lagos.
  4. Nigeria Library Association: Annual General Meeting, (1974 to date).
  5. October, 2000 – Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  6. March, 2002 – Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators
  7. Nigeria Bar Association, Annual General Meeting (1992 to date)
  8. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom (Nigerian Branch Annual General Meeting) 2003 to date.
  9. International Conference of the Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka 17 – 21 June, 2008.

Work Experience

  1. Head, Reference Department 1992-April 2007
  2. Head, Serials Department May 2007- Dec. 2011
  3. Acted for University Librarian Severally.
  4. Head, Readers Services Librarian 1st January 2012 to date.

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