Williams E. Nwagwu

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BACKGROUND There exists some research evidence regarding how adolescents utilize the Internet for health information seeking purposes. The purpose of this study is to understand how in-school and out-of-school adolescent girls in Owerri, Nigeria use online resources to meet their reproductive health information needs. The result could be considered very(More)
Developing Countries (DCs), particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), are suffering from scientific information famine. The expectation that the internet would facilitate scientific information flow does not seem to be realisable, owing to the restrictive subscription fees of the high quality sources and the beleaguering inequity in the access and use(More)
Case is made here for an Africa Citation Index (ACI), which will focus primarily on research activities in different areas of knowledge on Africa by Africans or their co-authors as well as non-Africans. A functional distinction between bibliographies and citation indexes is provided, as well as a justification for the later. It is suggested that a regional(More)
Like all articles in BMC journals, this peer-reviewed article was published immediately upon acceptance. It can be downloaded, printed and distributed freely for any purposes (see copyright notice below). which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Background
The empirical evidence on the biomedical literature of Nigeria was drawn from 295 journals in Medline through which papers on Nigeria were published during the period 1967-2002. We categorized the journals according to their subject heading and examined the potential impact factors of a sample of the journals based on Thomson's ISI Journal Citation Reports.(More)
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