University of Ilorin P.M.B. 1515, registrar@unilorin.edu.ng, +234810-848-3222

OMOPUPA, Kamal Tunde

POSITION/STATUS:            ASSISTANT LECTURER

OFFICE:                              DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE   BLOCK 10, F 17.

PHONE:                              +2318035929538

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EDUCATION

 QUALIFICATION DATE  GRANTING BODY
I Masters in Library and Information Science 2006 University of Ibadan
II Masters in Industrial and Labour Relations 2000 University of Ilorin
III B. A.  Library Science 1994 Bayero university
IV Certificate in Computer appreciation 2003  Kwara State CAILS, Ilorin

APPOINTMENTS
1. Assistant Lecturer, University of Ilorin  2008 to date
2. Assistant Lecturer, Kwara CAILS, Ilorin  2001 – 2003
3. Lecturer III, Kwara State CAILS, Ilorin  2003 – 2006
4. Lecturer II, Kwara CAILS, Ilorin   2006 - 2008
      
ASSIGNMENTS
1. Examination Officer: Department of Library Science 2001-2003  KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
2. Departmental Secretary: Department of Library Science 2001- 2003 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
3. Level Adviser And Students Coordinator, Diploma one 2001- 2005  KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN 
4. Secretary: School Of Education And General Studies  2001 –  2007 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
5. Examination Officer: School Of Education And General Studies  2001- 2007 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
6. Secretary – Examinations Malpractices Committee      2002-2005  KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
7. Secretary: Electoral Committee For Election of a New Dean    2006 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
8. Member-Sport Management Committee 2001-2006 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
9. Coordinator-Library Attachment for students in libraries 2001- 2007 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
10. Member-Committee for Design of Academic Gown  2004 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
11.     Member-Committee on writing of the book CAILS at 10:
 The journey so far  2004 KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
12. Member: Committee on Convocation Lecture         2004  KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
13.      Acting Head, Library Science Department                            2007  KWARA STATE CAILS, ILORIN
 
AWARDS AND HONOURS
 1 Member – Nigerian Library Association (NLA)     2000-Date
2. Member – National Association for Promotion of Studies
      in Religions, Education and Language      2002-Date
3. Member – Academic Staff Union (ASU), College of Arabic
    and Islamic Legal Studies, Ilorin             2001-2008
4.      Ex-Officio member-Nigerian Library Association
         Kwara State Chapter                                          2005-Date
5. Member – Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  University  of Ilorin 2008-Date

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND VISITING POSITIONS
1. Part-time Lecturer, University of Ado Ekiti, Kwara State College Education Center for University of Affilliation Programme, Ilorin. 2003-Date
2. Part-time Lecturer, University of Ado Ekiti, Kwara State College Education Center for University of Affilliation Programme, Oro. 2007-Date
3. Part-time Lecturer, Al-Hikmah University Ilorin. 2007-Date

WORK IN PROGRESS
1. School library as a catalyst to a reading culture among pupils   in some selected primary schools in Ilorin West Local  Government of  Kwara State.
2. A Study into collection development practice in a public library.  Case study of Kwara State Library Board. Ilorin.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
1. Omopupa K T (1994) An Annotated Bibliography Of Dissertations  Submitted To The Department Of History, Bayero University,  Kano 1987-1993. An Unpublished B A Library Science Project  submitted to the Department Of Library Science, Bayero  University, Kano.
2. Omopupa K T (1999) Welfare Package And Productivity In An  Organization A Seminar Paper Presented To The Faculty of  Professional Programmes University Of Ilorin In Partial  Fulfilment  Of Award Of Masters In Industrial And Labour  Relations.
3. Omopupa K T (2000) Collective bargaining as a dispute  management in an organization. A case study of University of  Ilorin. An unpublished Master thesis submitted to the Faculty of  Professional Programmes, University of Ilorin.
4. Omopupa K T (2006) Information Seeking Behaviour and  Utilization  of  Medical Practitioners in the University of Ilorin  Teaching  Hospital, Ilorin. An Unpublished Masters thesis  submitted to the  Department of Library and Archival Studies  University of Ibadan.

MAJOR CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH DATES:
1. Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, Staff  Seminar organised by the School of Education and Sub Diploma  held on 24th August 2001.
 Title of paper presented: Automation development and the library: The impact of the new Technology.
2. The Annual National Conference of the National Association for  Promotion of Studies in Religion, Education and Languages held  at  Pankshin, April 2006.
 Title of paper presented: Library services in rural development  for  peace and unity in Nigeria.
3. Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, Staff  Seminar Organised by School of Arts and Islamic Studies held on  27TH – 28TH JUNE 2006
 Title of paper presented: Dynamic of Academic Library  evaluation  in Nigeria.
4. The Annual National Conference of the National Association for  Promotion of Studies in Religion, Education and Languages held  at  Zuba, April 2008.
 Title of paper presented: Influence of school library on student’s  academic performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area of  Kwara State.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1. Member – Nigerian Library Association (NLA)      2000- Date
2. Ex-officio member-Nigerian Library Association
         Kwara State chapter                                 2005-Date

 


Some of His Publications are:

1. Abubakar U., Ahmed O.A. and Omopupa K.T. (2004): "Library  development in CAILS, in I. Ahmed and A. Kadir, (Eds.) Kwara  CAILS, The Journey so far" , Lagos: Fountain media & Kwara  State College of Arabic and Islamic legal studies, Ilorin. 82-96

2. Musa I. O. and Omopupa K. T. (2005):" Utilization of Hospital  Library by  Health Workers in a Tertiary Health Institution in  Ilorin, Kwara  State.  The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences,  College of  Medicine University of Ilorin", Vol. 12 No. 1. January.  31-36

3. Omopupa K.T. (2006): " Libraries in Nigeria and their roles in rural development for peace and unity, Bookmobile and outreach  services",  vol 9 no 2. November. P9-17.

4. W. Fola Adio, Omopupa K. T, Dare Eseyin, Oludipe J.T. and Ayodele R. O.: " A manual of use of Library".