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

Olasina Gbolahan

Gbolahan OLASINA
POSITION/STATUS: Lecturer II
OFFICE: Department of Library & Information Science
PHONE: 08033292529
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EDUCATION
Oracle Database Certified Associate, OCA (2008)
MLIS, University of Ibadan (2004)
Website Design & Publishing, ARCIS, University of Ibadan (2003)
Certificate in Electronic Data Processing, LAUTECH (2000)
BA (Hons), University of Ilorin (1996)
SSCE, Bishop Phillips’ Academy, Ibadan (1991)
Primary School Leaving Certificate, Oritamefa Baptist Nursery & Primary School, Ibadan (1985)

APPOINTMENTS:
2008, Lecturer II

ASSIGNMENTS:

1. 2010-to date, Faculty of CIS Representative to Centre for International Education (CIE)
2. 2009-to date, Level Academic Adviser (presently 300 Level Students)
3. 2009-to date, Web Ring Leader, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences (FCIS)
4. 2009, Chairman, Laptop Procurement Committee for the Faculties of CIS & Agriculture in a Joint effort under the UNILORIN Courseware Development Committee
5. 2008-to date, Member, University of Ilorin Courseware Development Committee
6. 2008-to date, Head, Editorial Team of the Departmental Newsletter, UNILORIN LIS Newsletter (both print and e-copy based)
7. 2008 to 2010, Faculty Representative to COMSIT BOARD

WORK IN PROGRESS:
A. Internet facilities: a solution to journal scarcity in Nigerian University Libraries.
B. eSurvey of Online registration by Undergraduates at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS:
A. ‘Using the Email Group List’, a presentation at the Seminar organized by the University of Ilorin Courseware Development Committee held at the PTDF Mass Comm Computer Lab on 25 & 26 November 2008.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Member, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, CILIP, London (2007)
Member, Nigeria Library Association, NLA, Kwara State Chapter.


Some of his publications are:

1. Olasina, Gbola. (2011). The Use of Web 2.0 Tools and Social networking Sites by Librarians, Information Professionals and other professionals in Workplaces in Nigeria, Pacific Northwest Library Association, PNLA Quarterly, PNLA Quarterly 75 (3); 11-43. (Spring) Available online athttp://unllib.unl.edu/LPP/PNLA%20Quarterly/olasina75-3.htm


2. Olasina, Gbola. (2010): Students’ Perceptions of E-Registration at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. The Information Technologist. 7 (2); 101-111. Available at http://www.ajol.info

3. Olasina, Gbolahan. (2006): User Requirement of Internet Resources at Cyber Cafes in Ibadan. The Information Technologist. 3 (2); 30-39. Available at http://www.ajol.info

4. Adio, Gboyega, Olasina, Gbolahan. (2005): The Role of the Library in Educational Development. ELA Journal of African Studies. (17 & 18); 1-13.