Dr (Mrs) V.N Okafor is a Principal Librarian currently working as the Sectional Head of the Newspaper Section, Nnamdi Azikiwe Library University of Nigeria Nsukka. She holds an M.Ed (Measurement and Evaluation) University of Nigeria, Nsukka, (1995). MLS (Masters in Library and Information Science University of Nigeria,(2000), Ph.D in Library and Information University of Nigeria, Nsukka. (2008). She has published journal articles in reputable Library and information science Journals locally and internationally. She is presently contributing to library education by teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and also an approved supervisor of Masters programmes of the Department of library and Information science. She also teaches Use of Library and study Skill (GSP 111). I have worked in different sections of the Library, Africana, Government Documents, Circulation, and Cataloguing section as a Cataloguer. Was head of Africana section (2005-2006), head of Government documents (2008-2009) and at present the head of Newspaper/magazine section of Nnamdi Azikiwe Library. She is a member of Postgraduate Committee Library and Information Science. She is results-driven, proactive and resilient. Her hobbies are reading, writing, helping in supervising students’ project and taking care of children.
Areas of Research Interest: Bibliometric studies, Scholarly Publishing and Information, Open Access studies, information seeking and User studies in Library and Information Science.