Dr. Jennifer Ngozi Blessing Igwela


Dr. Jennifer Ngozi Blessing Igwela

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Rivers State University, Librarian at the Rivers State University, Nkpolu Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt.

She is a member of many professional bodies, such as the Nigerian Library Association, Association of University Librarians of Nigeria, (AULNU). Vice President: Association of Women Librarians in Nigeria (AWLIN).  Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), United Kingdom Member: International Research and Development Institute, Academic and Research Library Section (ARLS) and others.


  • Doctorates, PhD in Educational Management and Planning with bias in Library and Information Science: (Policy Implementation in the Management of University Libraries in the South-South Nigeria, University of Nigeria, Nsukka): 2018
  • Masters Degrees, (with date & awarding body): Masters in Library and Information Science (MLS), October, 2005 University of Northumbria, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
  • Masters in Educational Management and Planning (M.Ed), February, 2007 Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Nkpolu, Oroworukwo, PHC.
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Sc, (BLS) May 1994 ABU, Zaria
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) National Open University (NOUN), 2016
  • Diploma in Library and Information Science, (DLS), 1988 ABU, Zaria


  • Igwela, Jennifer N. B (2016) Effective Marketing of Library and Information Services: Problems and Prospects. International Journal of Arts and Humanities (IJAH) Indexed African Journal Online 5 (3):244-254
  • Igwela, Jennifer N. B., (2021) The Use of Library (A Practical Guide to Understanding the Basics of Information Resources) Chibest Publishing Company, No 10 Nnewi Street Mile One, Port Harcourt.182 pages
  • Igwela, Jennifer N. (2007) Library On-line information search: an overview In chapter 9: Fundamentals of Library practice, Ahiauzu, B. et al (eds). Port Harcourt: Davidstone Publishers Ltd, pp160-169
  • Igwela, Jennifer. N., Adomi Esharenana (2020) Collaborative Technologies for Knowledge sharing in Sustaining LIS Education in Nigeria Edited by Udo Nwokocha. Chap. 12, Pg. 134-142.
  • Igwela, Jennifer Ngozi (2006) Developing reading culture in Nigeria: a case study of Omoku Urban in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, Rivers State. Journal of Vocational Science and Educational Development, 7(1&2): 56-61.