DONALD EKONG LIBRARY WEEKLY REPORT
Monday 21st August – Friday 25th August 2023
- On Tuesday, 22nd August 2023, the American Corner, Port Harcourt, organized two programs:
- 1st Program: Web Creation Program. The program was on web development, management and content creation.
- 2nd Program: Content Marketing Program. The program provided marketing tips on creating, publishing, and distributing content for a target audience.
Twenty-one (21) participants attended the two programs, and they were from the Faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Dentistry and Education. Some participants from outside the University Community attended.
- On Wednesday, 23rd August 2023, the American Corner, Port Harcourt, organized two programs:
- 1st Program: Online Master’s Research Program. This program was on advanced methods of handling research using Google tools.
- 2nd Program: Education-USA Orientation Program. This program was on scholarship information and admission sourcing in accredited Universities in the United States of America.
- Eighty-two (82) researchers patronized the American Corner in the week under review. They were from the Faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities, Science, Dentistry and Education.
- The Knowledge Commons (for undergraduates) and the Research Commons (for postgraduates) sections on the first floor of the Library are open to those who wish to access the Library’s electronic resources using the ICT facilities in the Library. Similarly, the Elsevier training laboratory on the second floor has internet access to all subscribed databases and is open to faculty members.
- The Library has received an update of its JSTOR Database with the new content. https://www.jstor.org/ The database provides registered faculty members and other researchers with information materials that cut across disciplines ranging from sciences, social and science to arts, education, technology, and law.
- Weekly statistics of the patronage of Donald Ekong Library showed a 4% increase from 153 users in the previous week to 202 users in the current week. This trend is attributable to the conclusion of the semester examinations by the University’s undergraduate students.
For a real-time response to information about the Library and its collections, library users can access the virtual librarian Chat box on the website of the Library as follows: https://library.uniport.edu.ng/
Parting Shot: The Library is a veritable source of knowledge. Therefore, staff and students are encouraged to seek knowledge regularly using Donald Ekong Library learning resources.
Donald Ekong Library communication channels for remote access are as follows:
LinkedIn: Uniport library
Dr. Helen U. Emasealu, CLN