PERSONAL PROFILE                         -              HOD Library and Information Science

Name:                                                  -              IDOWU, Adetoun Omolola

Department:                                      -              Library and Information Science

Status:                                                  -              Associate Professor

E-mail Address:                                 -              idowu.ao@unilorin .edu.ng

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS (with dates and granting bodies):

Ph.D: Library and Information Science, University of Ibadan (Feb., 1998)

MLS;  University of Pittsburgh, USA (April, 1984)

B.A (Hons) English; Second Class Honours

(Lower Division), University of Ilorin (June 1991).

Diploma in Law, (Upper Credit); 1988-1990

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION INTEREST/WORK IN PROGRESS:

  • Area of Specialization: Information Science/ICT/Library Administration
  • Research Interest:          Library Automation, Library Management, Library and Information Science Education
  • Work in Progress: Library Schools and curricula: A Paradigm shift in teaching and Mentoring

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

  1. Member, Nigerian Library Association (1986-date)
  2. Member, American Library Association (1984-date)
  3. Member International round Table of Librarian (2006-date)
  4. Member, International Readers Association (IRA) (2006-date)
  5. Association Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (AMNIM) (1990-date)
  6. Member, Committee of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (CULNU) (2006-2014)
  7. Member, Association of Commonwealth University Librarians (ACUL) (2006-2014)
  8. Member, Nigerian Association of Law Librarians (NALL) (1986 -2006).