University Librarian

CHINWE VERONICA ANUNOBI (MRS.), 
B.Sc., MLS., PhD,(Nig)JP, CLN

University Librarian

E-mail:  chinwe-anunobi@futo.edu.ng
chiinobis@yahoo.com

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EDUCATION

University of Nigeria, Nsukka,       -        2001-2006
National Universities Commission: Virtual Institute for Higher Education Pedagogy       -      2003-2004
Imo State University, Owerri,        -        1995-1997
University of Nigeria, Nsukka,       -       1986-1992

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

1.      Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. Library & Information Science                                                                                    -    2006.  
Honours Certificate: Teaching Large Classes Module 1                                                    -    Sept.2003.
Credit Certificate: Empowering Women in Higher Education Module 8                      -     April 2004.
Distinction Certificate: Empowering Students with Special Needs Module 7              -     March 2004.
Honours Certificate: Guidance and Counselling in Higher Education Module 6        -     February 2004.
Honours Certificate: New Technologies in Teaching and learning in Higher Education Module 3       -      November 2003.
Master of Library Science (MLS)                                                              -     1997.
B.Sc. Biology (Education) 2nd  Class Honours, Upper Division        -     1992.

2.      Other Professional Qualifications

♦   United Nations Institute For Training and Research (UNITAR):
Successfully Completed the Course: Innovation Collaborative for Development, the e-Learning course on Social Media                                                   -                                           26 September – 25 November 2011.

♦   Associate: Mortenson Centre for International Library Programs, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; and Participated in the Course titled: Librarians of Tomorrow, Communication and Leadership                                                                                                                                                                                May 29-June 22, 2011.

♦   Chartered Librarian July 2005.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

♦   AS A LIBRARY PRACTITIONER

Employer: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY AWKA

Digital Librarian (Deputy University Librarian)              -          April 2009-date

Employer: FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI

Information & Communication Technology Librarian

Serials Librarian                                              -            1998 – 2002

Cataloguer                                                                       1993-1998

Editor, Library Editorial Board, FUT, Owerri.       -  2004- April 19, 2009

♦   AS A LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE LECTURER

Employer: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY AWKA   -  April 2009-date

Reader: Dept. Library & Information Science;            

 Successfully Supervised 8 Postgraduate Diploma Students and 8 Masters Students 2 PhD students;

Employer: FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI

Lecturer: Directorate of General Studies                            1994-2008

Senior Lecturer: Dept. Information Management Technology  -  2007-Feb. 2009

Employer: IMO STATE UNIVERSITY OWERRI

Adjunct Lecturer: Dept. Library and Information Science -  2007-2008

Employer: FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NEKEDE, OWERRI                              

Lecturer: Dept. Library and Information Science   -  1998-2004

♦   AS A UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATOR

Employer:  FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OWERRI

University Librarian    2014-date

Employer: NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY AWKA

Member Junior Staff Appraisal Committee

Member ICT Committee of the University

Member Tertiary Education Fund Committee

PUBLICATIONS

A.     Publications in Scholarly Journals

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Anunobi, Chinwe Veronica & Emezie, Nkiru  (2016)  A paradigm competences and library services for e-learning: a proposal for librarians in developing countries      http://library.ifla.org/1455/1/124-anunobi-en.pdf


Anunobi, Chinwe Veronica & Onyebinama , Colette ( 2016) The University Library as an Innovation and Knowledge Services Centre: A case from Nigeria  http://library.ifla.org/1507/1/189-anunobi-en.pdf


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Ukwuoma S.C (2016) Information Literacy in Nigerian Universities Trends, Challenges and Opportunities . New Library World 117 5/6, 343 - 359  DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/NLW-10-2015-0078


Anyoku, E. N., Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Eze M. E ( 2015) Information literacy skills and perception of Librarians in Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Information and Knowledge Management 5(8), 83-89.


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Udem, Obiora K. ( 2015) Information Literacy competencies of Library and Information Science Postgraduate students in South East Nigerian Universities: A focus on the knowledge and skill level. Information and Knowledge Management 5(2), 20-20.


Anunobi, C V(2015) Producing a New Brand of Library Educators through Collaborative Teaching: a Position from Developing Country. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa in Session 196 - LIS Education in Developing Countries SIG http://library.ifla.org/1072/1/196-anunobi-en.pdf


ANUNOBI, C. V and EMEZIE, Nkiru (2016) A paradigm competences and library services for e-learning: a proposal for librarians in developing countries. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Community in Session 124 - Education and Training with Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and Information Technology. http://library.ifla.org/id/eprint/1455


ANUNOBI, C. V and ONYEBINAMA, Colette (2016) The University Library as an Innovation and Knowledge Services Centre: A case from Nigeria. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Community in Session 189 - Access to Information Network - Africa (ATINA). http://library.ifla.org/id/eprint/1507


Anunobi Chinwe V and Ogbonna Andrew U. (2014) Providing User Preferred Information Resources for a New Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. Agricultural Information Worldwide 6: 25-33. sfu.ca/iaald/index.php/aginfo/article/download/651/577


Anunobi Chinwe I, Ogbonna A. U. and  Osuchukwu N. P.(2014) Information Needs of Rural Dwellers as a Measure of the Effectiveness of Library and Information Services Provision in Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Information Science and Technology, 7(1), 35-45. http://www.jaistonline.org/AnunobiOgbonnaOsuchukwu-2k14.pdf.


Anyaoku Ebele N and Anunobi Chinwe V ( 2014) Measuring HINARI use in Nigeria through a citation analysis of Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Health Information & Libraries Journal 31(2), 148-155


Anunobi, Chinwe V. and Nwaogwugwu, Ngozi (2013) What resources do philosophers use for research: evidence from postgraduate theses and dissertations. Nigerian Libraries 46(1), 14-27.


Anunobi, Chinwe V(2013). Human capacity building in Nigerian university libraries: an imperative for academic libraries’ contribution towards national development African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science 23(1),33-44.


Anunobi, Chinwe V., Ukwoma, S & Ukachi, N.B (2012) Coping with the Challenges of the Digital World: the Experience of Nigerian Female Academic Library and Information Professionals(LIP). Taylor & Francis: New Review of Academic Librarianship 18, 127-139  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614533.2012.708005.


Anunobi Chinwe V. And Ogbonna Andrew U. (2012) Web 2.0 Use by librarians in a state in Nigeria.The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education: Developing Country Studies 2(5), 57-66. http://www.iiste.org/journals/index.php/DCS/article/view/1921


Anunobi Chinwe V., Okoye Ifeyinwa and Chima James, Ngozi (2012). Citation analysis of postgraduate students as a measure of their resource preference. International Journal of Social Sciences and Education 2(4), 646-656. http://www.ijsse.com.


Anunobi, C.V & Ezeani, M.I (2011) Research  Review: Thrift and resourcefulness in developing a digital library. Managing Information 18(6), 66-67. managinginformation.com.


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Onyebinama Colette O. (2011) ETD Initiatives in Federal University of Technology, Owerri(FUTO): Successes, Challenges, Prospects. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations 13-17 September 2011, Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa: National Research Foundation. http://dl.cs.uct.ac.za/conferences/etd2011/proceedings


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Ezeani. Majesty I.(2011) Digital Library Deployment in a University Library: challenges and prospects. Library Hi Tech 29(2),373-386. www.emeraldinsight.com/0737.8831.htm


Anunobi, C.V. & Mbagwu F.C (2009) Determinants of Internet use in Imo state, Nigeria. Educational research & Review 4(9), 436-442. academicjournal.org/err


Anunobi, Chinwe V., Nwakwuo & Ezejiofor (2010) Serials acquisition problems in Nigerian Federal University libraries. International Journal of Library and Information Science. 2(7), 137-142. academicjournal.org/ijlis


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Edoka Benson E. (2010) Use of ICT facilities for serials functions in southern Nigeria Federal University libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice. April 2010. webpages.uidaho.edu/~mbolin/lpp2008.htm


Anunobi, Chinwe V., Okoye Ifeyinwa B. & Chima-james, Ngozi (2009) Library and information science professionals’ use of published research. International Journal of Library & Information Science 1(5),062-068. [academicjournal.org/ijlis


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Mbagwu, Francisca C. (2009) Prevalence of gender discrepancy in Internet use in Nigeria: the implication for women empowerment African Research Review 3(1),  258273.  [ www.ajol.info.]


Edoka, Benson & Anunobi, Chinwe V. (2008) Serials Processing Activities in Southern Nigeria University libraries. Library Philosophy & Practice. September 2008  ( www.webpages.uidaho.edu/~mbolin/lpp2008.htm).


Anunobi, Chinwe   & Okoye, Ifeyinwa B. (2008)  The role of academic libraries in universal access to print and electronic resources in developing countries. Library Philosophy and Practice May 2008. (http://libr.unl.edu:2000/LPP/lpp2008.htm)


Anunobi, C.V & Emerole N. (2008)’ Motivation and encumbrances to research and publication: the case of Nigerian Library & information science (LIS) practitioners’. Educational Research & Review 3(2) [ academicjournal.org/ERR


Nwogu, E and Anunobi, C.V (2007)  Use and evaluation of internet resource: A case of the academic community in Imo state, Nigeria. Information Technologist 4(1), 47 – 59. .  [www.ajol.info.]  [www.ajol.info.]


Anunobi, C.V (2006) ‘Survey on the impediments to students use of Internet facilities’ The Information Technologist 3(2), 40-50. [ www.ajol.info.]


Anunobi, C.V. (2006) ‘Dynamics of Internet usage: a case of students of the Federal University of Technology Owerri ( FUTO ) Nigeria’ Educational Research & Reviews 1(6), 192-195. [ academicjournal.org/ERR

LOCAL AND ASSOCIATION JOURNALS

Anunobi, Chinwe V (2013) From traditional to technology-based medical library services: whither Nigerian medical librarians. Journal of Health Information 1(1), 8-13.


Anunobi Chinwe V., Ogbonna, Andrew U and Moneke Peter O ( 2012) Where and how of information sourcing for the 21st-century university education. UNIZIK Orient Journal of Education 6(1),139- 150.


Anunobi, Chinwe V and Ogbo Ifanyi E ( 2011) Extent of Automation in South Eastern Nigerian Libraries. Nigerian Library Link 9(1&2), 123-134.


Anunobi, Chinwe V., Nwakwuo Obinna P., Oga Mary and Benard, Ijeoma ( 2011) The adoption of ICT for library and Information services. Nigerian Libraries 44(1), 89-104. [ www.ajol.info.]


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Nwabueze, Anthonia, U. (2011) Elearning as a Panacea to Frustrating Struggle for Limited Admission Space in Nigerian Higher Institutions: Issues & Prospects. UNIZIK Orient Journal of Education 6 (1&2), 170-178.


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Egbukole Kingsley N.( 2008) FUTO Library So Far: 1981-2008. FOOTNOTES: Special Edition 9 (1&2), 1-24.


Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Nwakwuo, Obinna ( 2008) The state of ICT in university libraries in South Eastern Nigeria. Samaru Journal of Information Studies 8(1), 35-43.  [ www.ajol.info.]


Anunobi, V (2008) User Assessment of a University  Library Facilities Services. The Research Librarian   3, 65-75.


Anunobi, C.V& Ijeoma Benard.(2007) Availability and use of ICT resources in Imo state academic library services.Coal City Libraries 5&6


Edoka, Benson E. & Anunobi Chinwe V. ( 2006) Serials services in Nigerian Federal University Information Trend 3,11-17.


Anunobi, C. V. (2006) ‘Students awareness of, and attitude to HIV? AIDS: Implications for information providers. Communicate: Journal of Library & Information Science 8(2), 14-26.


Anunobi, C.V. (2005) Managing Past Question papers in Academic libraries. Niger Biblios 16(1&2)


Anunobi C.V. (2005) “ICT Availability and use in Nigerian University Libraries” Global Review of Library and Information Science 1(1), 39-47.


Anunobi, C.V (2004) ‘Towards University Library support for Cyber-Education’ Language and   Librarianship Journal 1(3),17-24.


Anunobi C.V. (2004) Computer literacy status of librarians in Imo state Nigeria Gateway Library Journal 7 (2),32-4


Anunobi C.V. (2004) “Journal citation behaviour of postgraduate students of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology Federal University of Technology Owerri” Middle Belt Journal of Library and Information Science 4(1), 9-19


Nwogu, J.E, Anunobi, C.V., and Okorafor, C.N (2003). “Journal Availability and Use by Undergraduate Students of the School Of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, FUT, Owerri, NigerianNigerian Library and Information Science Trends. . 2 (1&2), 52-63


Anunobi, C.V. And Okorafor, C.N. (2002) Newspaper Management in Nigerian University Library: A Case of the Library Federal University of Technology OwerriLanguage and Librarianship Journal 1(2), 56-63


Anunobi, V (2002) Citation behaviour of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Federal University of Technology Owerri: an issue for concern. Nigerian Library and Information Science Trends  I,18-26


Nwogu, J.E. And Anunobi, C.V. (2002) “Crimes in University Libraries: A Study of Four Nigerian Universities” Nigerian Library and Information Science Trends  I ,  38 – 45.


Anunobi, C.V. (2002) “Effect of Pre-University Library use on Awareness of the Role of the Library by freshmen: the Federal University of Technology Owerri Experience” Nigerian Libraries 36(2), 15 –26.


Anunobi, C.V. (2002) “Citation Behaviour of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri: An Issue for ConcernNigeria Library and Information Science Trends, 1(1), 18-27.


Anunobi, C.V. (2001) “Perception and Effect of the Crime of Assault on University Librarian Staff in South Eastern Nigeria Middle Belt Journal of Library and Information Science 1 (1&2), 6-17

B.        Books in Main Discipline and Published by Reputable Publishers

Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities(AULNU) ( 2016). A Compendium of the Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU) and Nigerian University Libraries. Compiled and Edited by Balarabe, AA, Anunobi C.V, Nkiko  C,  and  Odiodi, E. Kaduna, Nigeria: Ahmadu Bello University Press Limited.


Anunobi, Chinwe V. and Ukwoma Scholarstica C  (2009) Strategies for re-skilling the Library and information profession in Nigeria. In Varlejs, Jana and Walton, Graham(Eds) IFLA Publication 139: Strategies for regenerating the Library and information professions. Munchen: K.G. Saur.


Anunobi, Chinwe (2007) Technology Librarian in a Developing country’. In Shontz, P.K & Murray, R. A (Eds) A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library & Information Science  Library Unlimited. (http://www.liscareer.com/dil_contents.htm).


Anunobi C.V (2006)(contributor) FUTO @ 25  edited by Asiegbu L.C .  Owerri: House of Gold Press.

C. Other Productive Works

Anunobi, Chinwe V. & Nwabueze, Anthonia (2010) Migrating from the traditional to the Digital Library Environment: Whither Nigerian Information Professionals.   Proceedings of Second Professional Summit on Information Science and Technology (PSIST)  held at Nnamdi Azikiwe New Library Complex, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 3-7 May 2010. Pp 185-191.


Anunobi, C.V (2004) Youth and Valentine Celebration “paper presented on the Valentine day to the Catholic Youths Organisation of Sacred Heart Catholic Church Akwakuma  Owerri, Imo state. 14th Feb.


Produced Index to, Agriculture: A Basis for Poverty Eradication and Conflict Resolution. Proceedings of the 36 Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria held at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, October 20 – 24, 2002. 45lpp. ISSN 0300368X.


Anunobi, C.V. (1997)”Adult Lending and Reference Services in Imo State Public Library” in Public  Library Seminar Series Dr. J.N. Aguman (ed): 48-64p.


Anunobi, C.V. (1997) “Materials for Professional Training: Library Education Seminar Series J.N.   Aguman(ed).

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/COURSES ATTENDED.

Participated in the 83rd   IFLA  General Conference held  19- 26 August 2017  at Wroclaw, Poland.


Participated in the  100th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU) Held on 13th-16th November 2016 at the Northwest University Kano.


Participated in the 82nd IFLA  General Conference held  3–19 August 2016, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.


Participated in Librarian Registration Mandatory Conference  held in  Abuja Nov .16, 2015


Participated in the 99th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU) Held on 23rd May 2016 at the Robert A. Pastor Library and E-Learning Center Auditorium of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa State


Participated in the 97th Biannual meeting of the Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities(CULNU), 1st-4th Nov. 2015 ...., at the University of Benin, Benin Edo State.


Participated in the 81st IFLA  General Conference held in Cape Town South Africa ,12-21 August , 2015 presented 3 papers : Producing New Brand of Library Educators through Collaborative Teaching ; Impact and challenges of Commonwealth Scholarship, Mortenson Center for International Library Program, Galilee International Management Institute and Carnegie Continuing Professional Development Programmes on Beneficiaries: the Nigerian Participants Experience; Strategized, Rebranded , Got to the top, A Personal Experience.


Participated in the workshop at Galilee International Management Institute on Managing University Libraries for Online Education, November 14-27, 2014 at Galilee Israel.


Participated in the 96th Biannual meeting of the Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities(CULNU), 2-4 November 2014 at Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria.


52st National Conference /AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held at the Golden Royale, Enugu from 22-27h June 2014.


Resource Person at the 2013  Library and Information Technology  Workshop (LITT) held at  Rivers State University of Science &Technology Port Harcourt, 7-11 October 2013. Facilitated the workshop on Engaging Communities: Social Media for Customer Connection.


XIVth (14th) World Congress of the International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD) held at Cornel University Albert R. Mann Library Ithaca, NY USA, July21-24,2013. Presented paper titled Providing User Preferred Information Resources for a New Faculty of Agriculture


51st National Conference /AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held at the Cultural Centre, Calabar from 9th-14th June 2013. Presented a paper titled Provision of Technology-Driven Library and Information Services in the case of Festus Aghagbo Nwako Library, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka


Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Golden Jubilee Anniversary International  Conference held in GIMPA Executive Conference Centre Accra, Ghana, May 7-11, 2012.  Presented paper titled  Human Capacity Building in Nigerian University Libraries: Imperative for Academic Libraries Contribution Towards National Development.


International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations ( ETD 2011) held in Cape Town, South Africa, September 13-17, 2011. Presented paper titled: ETD Initiatives in Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO): Successes, Challenges, Prospects.


ETF 2011 Capacity Building Workshop for Directors of Physical Planning and Desk Officers held at EEMJM Hotel and Suite, Uyo, July 28-29, 2011.


1st Bi-Annual Faculty of Education International Conference held at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, May 22-28, 2011. Presented paper title: Where and How of Information Sourcing for the 21st Century University Education.


Content System Management Workshop held in the Digital Library  Festus Aghagbo Nwako Library Nnamdi Azikiwe University   Awka, February 21-25, 2011.


Workshop on ICT/IT Essentials Training Course 1&II  held in the ICT Directorate, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, March 1-16 2011.


48th  Nigeria  Library Association Conference and Annual General Meeting held at Emmaus House, Awka, July 10-15, 2011. Presented paper titled  Ensuring Availability of Knowledge and Skill for Effective Library and Information Services in the Digital Environment: a Personal Experience


47th  Nigeria  Library Association Conference and Annual General Meeting held at the International Centre Abuja,  July 26-31 2010.


22nd International Conference  ( CODATA 2010) conference with the Theme Scientific Data and Sustainable Development held at Spier Hotel, Stellenbosch, Cape Town South Africa. Presented Poster “Providing Access to Indigenous Scientific Resources: the Experience of a University in a developing Country. www.codata2010.com


Library and Information Technology Today 2010(LITT2010) Workshop titled “ At the Cross Road: Nigerian Libraries and the Digital Revolution” held on 11-15 October 2010 at the University of Lagos, Akoka.


28th Annual Association of Third World Studies Conference held at Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah, Georgia United State, 7-9 October 2010. Presented a paper titled Challenges of Delivering ICT knowledge in Developing Countries


2010 Annual Conference of Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, August 31- Sept. 3, 2010. Presented a paper titled  Elearning as a panacea to frustrating struggle for limited admission space in Nigerian Higher Institutions: Issues and Prospects


2nd Professional Summit on Information Science and Technology (PSIST) at  Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 3-7 May 2010. Presented paper titled Migrating from the Traditional to the Digital Library Environment: wither Nigerian Information Professionals


Association of Third World Studies(ATWS)  27th Annual Conference held at Elmina Beach Resort, Ghana, Nov.22-24,2009. Presented paper titled: Deployment of Digital Library in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria.


The annual conference and 5th Induction of the Institute of Mass Communication and Information Management of Nigeria, Nov. 19, 2009, at Owerri.


Library & Information Technology Today (LITT2009) Workshop organised by the  IT Section of Nigerian Library Association at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, 11-16 October 2009.


46th  Nigeria  Library Association Conference and Annual General Meeting held at the Jogor Centre, Opposite Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State, 26-31 July 2009.


Elearning Africa 2009 - 4th International conference on ICT for Development Education and Training, May 27-29,2009, at Le Meridien President , Dakar Senegal.


Library & Information Technology Today (LITT2008) Workshop organised by the  IT Section of Nigerian Library Association at Kashim Ibrahim Library Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, 21st -26th September 2008.


46th  Nigeria  Library Association Conference and Annual General  Meeting at Arewa House Conference Centre, Kaduna, Kaduna State, 1st -6th June 2008.


Database of African Theses and Dissertation (DATAD) Training of Trainers Workshop, organized by Association of African Universities (AAU) in collaboration with Addis Ababa University at Imperial  Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 14th -15th May 2008.


Workshop on Open Access Repository: New Model for Scholarly Communication organized by  eiFL.net in collaboration with Department of Library and Information Science  Ahmadu Bello University Zaria; 27th -30th April 2008.


Nigeria  Library Association Conference and Annual General  Meeting at Uyo, Akwa Ibom State  10th-14th September, 2007.


Training Workshop on Scientific and Technical Information System at the Council for   Scientific and Industrial Research Accra, Ghana, 10-13 April 2006.


University Librarian in West African Library and Information Journal Editors (WALISJE) Meeting held at the University of Ibadan Conference Centre, 8th Dec. 2005


Editors Conference organized by International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication (INASP) and West African Library and Information Science Editors (WALISJE) on Improving the Quality of Library and Information Science Journals at the University of Ibadan Conference Centre, 7-8 Dec. 2005.


43rd National Conference / AGM of the Nigerian Library Association at Abeokuta, Ogun State, 9th- 15th July 2005


42nd National conference/ AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held at Solton International Hotel Akure, 20th-25th June 2004


AGORA / TEEAL workshop organised by Cornel University & CTA Netherlands at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, 21st- 24th Sept. 2004.


41st Annual Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association, J.S. Tarka   Foundation Makurdi, Nigeria, 7-12 September, 2003.


Workshop on “Computer Networking and Application” at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, 24th – 28th June, 2003


Workshop on “Science Networking and Internet skills for Scientists and Engineers” at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Sept., 28th – Oct. 1st 2003.


40th Annual Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association, Topo, Badagry, Nigeria, 16 – 21st June, 2002


Workshop on the Application of Modern Technology in Library Management, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 17 – 19th April, 2002.


Workshop on the Application of Modern Technology in Library Management, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 17 – 19th April 2002.


Workshop on Nigeria Virtual Library Project, Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) Abuja, 15-19 September 2002.


39th Annual Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association, Owerri, Nigeria, 17 – 22nd June 2001.


38th Annual Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association, Abuja, Nigeria, 25 – 30th June 2000.


Training Workshop/Seminar on Information Management in the New Millennium: Challenges and Prospects for Libraries, Owerri, Nigeria,  17 – 19th August 1999.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Member, Nigerian Library Association (NLA)  -  1998- date
  • Member, Information Technology(IT) Section of NLA  -  1998-date
  • Member, Association of Women Librarians of Nigeria  -  2000-date
  • Secretary, Academic and Research Library Section of NLA Imo State Chapter     -      2000-2009
  • Member, Editorial Board, Nigerian Library Association Imo State Chapter        -         2006- date
  • Financial Secretary IT Section, Nigerian Library Association       -      2005- date
  • Member Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN)                               -      2006-date
  • Certified Member Institute of Mass Communication and Information Management of Nigeria  -  2006-date       
  • Member International Association of Agricultural Information Specialist (IAALD)   -  2013- date

COMMUNITY SERVICE

A.     Professional/Academic Community

Member AULNU editorial committee produced the book :

Treasurer, Nigerian University Libraries Consortium (NULIB) 2015-date

Executive Representative South East University Librarians, Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (CULNU)


Resource Person at the Library and Information Technology Today (LITT) 2015 Workshop held at Kogi State University Ayigba, 12-16 Oct. 2015.


Resource Person at the National Library Week Organised at the Kenneth Dike Library, Anambra State Library Board, Anambra State Nigeria 7-9 Oct. 2015.


Resource Person at the Library and Information Technology Today Workshop (LITT) 2013 held at the Rivers State University of Science &Technology Port Harcourt, 7-11 October 2013.


Resource Person at A Training Session Provided for Graduating Medical Students during the University Mandatory IT Training of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria 28-30 January 2013 Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi. Provided them with Current Awareness Tools for Students’  Lifelong Learning and Career Development


Convener Research, Grant and Library Committee ASUU, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Branch                              Nov. 2012-date.


Resource Person at the LITT 2012 National Workshop on Creating Innovative Libraries in Nigeria held at MPB 04 Computer Lab. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, 8-12 Oct. 2012.


National Returning Officer, Nigerian Library Association  (NLA) 2011-date.


Resource Person at the LITT 2011 National Workshop on Information Literacy in the 21st Century held at the Main Library Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Oct 10-14, 2011.


Resource Person on a 2-day workshop organised by the Department of Philosophy, at the Postgraduate Board Conference Hall, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka,  Oct 2- 4, 2012.


Consulting Editor Nigerian Library and Information Science Trends :                               

a Journal publication of the Nigerian Library Association Imo State Chapter   -  2012    -date


Keynote Speaker at the Medical Library Association of Nigeria (MLA-NG)2011 Conference/ AGM held at King David Hotel, Awka, Anambra State, 14-17 November 2011. Presented Speech title: From Traditional to Techno-Based Medical Library Services: Whither Nigerian Medical Librarians.


Resource Person on a 2-day workshop organised by the Department of Philosophy, at the Postgraduate Board Conference Hall, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka,  3 & 4, 2011.


Resource Person on Training Workshop on Accessing Online Resources: HINARI, AGORA, OARE ETC organised at the University Library, FUTO, 26th -28th January 2009.


Resource Person on National Workshop on Library Automation ‘Library and Information Technology Today ( LITT 20007)’ organised by IT Section of the Nigerian Library Association at University of Jos, 18-22 March 2007.


Resource person at a workshop on Productivity in Secondary Schools in the South East zone of the Federation organized by the National Productivity Centre (NPC)  9th- 11th  October 2007. Presented a paper titled ‘The place of ICT in Developing Efficient and Effective Secondary Education in Nigeria.


Resource Person at a 3 days training workshop organised by UBE / State Primary Education Board for Library Supervisors and Teacher Librarians in Imo state primary school system from 13th – 15th July, 2004.


Resource person at a training on Emerging Trends in Documentation and Information Management/Services in a Globally Networked Society, Imo State Library Board, 11 – 15 December 2000 and presented a paper, “Globalisation of Information: Challenges and Risks for Information Management”.


Resource Person on Training Workshop/Seminar on Information Management in the New Millennium: Challenges and Prospects for Libraries, Owerri, Nigeria, 17 – 19th August 1999.

B.     Civil Community

  • Returning Officer and Adhoc Staff Independent Electoral Commission -  April 2011.
  • Convener Research, Grant and Library Committee ASU, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Branch  -      Nov. 2012-date.
  • Secretary, Egbeada Tenants Neighbourhood Association, Owerri           -    2005-2009.
  • Member Alor Development Initiative -  2016-date

C.     Social /Religious Community

  • Vice President Catholic Women Organisation St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Chaplaincy FUTO    -  2015-date.
  • Member Alor Development Initiative   -   2015-date.
  • Member, St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Choir GRA Awka        -     2009-date.
  • Leader Religious Education, Catholic Bible Society of Nigeria (CBSN) Owerri Archdioceses    -     2006-2009.
  • Secretary, Alor Catholic Women Organisation, Owerri, Branch            2003-date.
  • Deputy Leader, Choir Group of CBSN, Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma, Owerri       -        2000-2009.
  • Member, Anambra State Women Association, Owerri.       -      2007-date.
  • Member, Catholic Women Organisation, FUT, Owerri Branch       -       1998-date.

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