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

Name:              Prof. L.O. Aina 
Status:            Professor
Department:    Library and Information Science
   


1.1   NAME:                               Lenrie Olatokunbo AINA
        Date of Birth:                     20th December, 1950 
        Nationality:                        Nigerian
        Marital Status:                    Married with one son, three daughters, four grand daughters and 
                                               two grand sons

1.2   CONTACT ADDRESS:    Department of Library and Information Science
                                                     University of  Ilorin
                                                     Ilorin, Nigeria
         Telephone Numbers:           +234- 7035027577;  +234- 7055531451
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1.3 PERMANENT ADDRESS: 1  Alafia Estate Orogun, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
                                                      
Postal Address:                     P.O. Box 20492 Ibadan, Nigeria


1.4 DETAILS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED INCLUDING DATES:

       1.  PhD Library Studies, Ibadan, 1986.
       2.  M.Phil. Information Science, City University, London 1980.
       3.  Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship, Ibadan, 1976.
       4.  B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry, Lagos (Second Class Lower  Division)  1974.

1.4 DETAILS OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED INCLUDING        
        DATES

      1. Member of the Institute of Information  Scientists (M.I.Inf.Sc.)
      2. Fellow of the Nigerian Library association (FNLA)
      3. Member American Library Association

1.5  UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WITH DATES:

       1.  University of Ibadan, Nigeria 1981-1985 (part-time).       
       2.  The City University, London, UK, 1979-1980.           
       3.  University of Ibadan, Nigeria 1975-1976.       
       4.  University of Lagos, Nigeria 1970-1974.


His Publications are:

  1. Oladokun, O.S. and Aina, L.O. (2009) Library and Information Needs and Barriers to the Use of Information Sources by Continuing Education Students at the University of Botswana. Information Development, (UK) 25 (1) 43- 50. Available at: www.idv.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/25/1/43
  2. Aina, L.O. (2008) Library and Information Services Support for Distance Education Programme in African Universities: Proposals for Future Developments, Nigeria Libraries
  3. Mooko, N. P. and Aina, L.O. (2007) Information Environment of Artisans in Botswana. Libri (Denmark) Vol. 57 (1) 27-34. Available at: www.librijournal.org/pdf/2007-1pp27-33.pdf
  4. Mabawonku, Iyabo and Aina L. O. (2005) Characteristics of Library and Information Science Journals Published in West Africa. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, Vol. 71 (3) 275-281. Available at: www.sabinet.co.za/ejourpdf/liasa/liasa_v71_n3_a7.pdf (payview)
  5. AINA, L. O. (2005) Towards an Ideal Library and Information Studies (LIS) Curriculum for Africa: Some Preliminary Thoughts. Education for Information, (Netherlands) Vol.23(3)165-185. Available at: www.iospress.metapress.com/index/3KC49X2VJ6U3M9XA.pdf
  6. AINA, L. O. (2003) Authors, Journals and Scholarly Communication in Library and Information  Science: The Missing Links   in Nigeria. .African Research and Documentation: Journal of   the Standing  Conference   of Library Materials in Africa (UK).91: 59-67.
  7. AINA, L.O. (2002) African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science as a Resource Base for Library and Information Science Research in Africa.  African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, (Nigeria) Vol. 12 (2) 167-176.
  8. AINA, L.O. and SEREMA, B.C. (2001) British Influence on the Education of Librarians in Anglophone Africa. African Research and Documentation: Journal of the Standing Conference   of Library Materials in Africa (UK) No. 86: 39-44.
  9. CHIKONZO, A.C  and AINA, L.O. (2001) The Information Environment of Veterinary Researchers at the University of Zimbabwe. International Information  and  Library  Review. (UK) Vol.  33 (1) 97-111.
  10. CHIKONZO, A.C  and AINA, L.O. (2001) Information Needs and Sources of Information used by Veterinary Students at the University of Zimbabwe. International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists. Quarterly Bulletin, (USA) Vol. 46, Nos. (1 &2) 24- 28.
  11. AINA, L.O. (2000) Grey Literature and Library and Information Studies: A Global Perspective. International Journal of Grey Literature, (USA) Vol. 1(4) 179- 182. 
  12. DULLE, F.W. and AINA, L.O. (1999) Meeting the Information Needs of Small Scale Dairy Farmers. International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists. Quarterly Bulletin, ( USA) Vol. 44 (3/4) 173-176.
  13. AINA, L.O. and MOAHI, K. (1999) Tracer Study of the Botswana Library School Graduates.  Education for Information, (Netherlands) Vol.17 (3) 215-244.
  14. AINA, L.O. and MOAHI, K. (1999)  Employers’ Perceptions of the Graduate and a Curriculum of a Library School in Botswana, Libri, (Denmark) Vol.49 (3) 175-179.
  15. AINA, L.O. and MOAHI, K. (1999) Librarians and the Emerging Information Market in Botswana. Library Management, (UK) Vol.20 (8) 420-424.     
  16. AINA, L.O. (1999) The Problems of Tertiary Publishing in Africa and Implications for the Training and Education of Library and Information Professionals. Library Review, (UK) Vol.20 (8) 399-402. 16. AINA, L.O. and MOOKO N. P. (1999) Research and Publication Patterns in Library and  Information Science Research in Africa. Information Development (UK) Vol. 15 (2) 114-119. 
  17. AINA, L. O. and. MABAWONKU, I. M. (1998) Manuscripts  Submitted for  Publication in the Information Profession  in Africa: A Comparative Analysis of  Characteristics of Rejected and Accepted Papers. Journal of Documentation,   (UK)   Vol. 54 (2) 250- 255.
  18. MOOKO, N .P. and L. O. AINA (1998) The Use of Government   Publications : The Case of Social Scientists at the University of Botswana. Journal of  Government Information, (USA) Vol.25 (4) 359-364.
  19. AINA, L. O. and MABAWONKU, I. M. (1997) The Literature of the Information Profession in  Anglophone Africa: Characteristics, Trends and Future Directions. Journal of Information Science, (UK) Vol. 25   (2) 321-326.
  20. AINA, L. O. (1996) Continuing Education Programmes  Among  Library and Information Science Educators in   Anglophone  Africa.  International Information and  Library  Review, (UK) Vol.28 (1) 23-29.
  21. AINA, L. O. and MABAWONKU, I. M.(1996) Managing Scholarly Journal in  Africa: A  Success Story.   African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science,Nigeria) Vol.6 (2) 63-83.
  22. AINA, L. O. (1994) The Characteristics of Anglophone  Library and Information Science Educators in  Africa. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, (USA) Vol.35, No. 2, 98 -108.
  23. AINA, L. O.(1994) The Challenges of Training New Information Worker for Africa. Librarian Career Development, (UK) Vol.2, No.2, 13 - 17.
  24. AINA, L. O. and MOAHI, Kgomotso (1994) Agricultural  Information Services and the Potential of  Electronic  Networks in Africa. FID News Bulletin,  (Netherlands) Vol.44, No. 11, 268 -271.
  25. AINA, L. O. (1993) The Periodical Literature of Librarianship in Nigeria: A Comparative Analysis of  Author Characteristics of Local and Foreign based  Journals.  Leading Libraries and Information Centres,  (Nigeria) Vol.1, No.2, 1-7.
  26. AINA, L. O. et. al. (1993) Symposium : Libraries and   Government Decision Making. Third World Libraries,   (USA) Vol 4, No. 1, 11- 16.
  27. AINA, L. O. (1993) The Challenges of the Emerging  Market and the Education and Training  of Information  Professionals in Africa.  Journal of Librarianship  and Information Science, (UK) Vol. 25, No. 4,  197 -201.  
  28. AINA, L. O. (1993) Education and Training for  Information Technology in Africa. INSPEL  (Germany)   Vol.27, No.4, 242 –250.
  29. AINA, L. O. (1992) Access to Development Literature in Botswana. Information Development, (UK) Vol.8,  No.2, 104-108.
  30. AINA, L. O. (1991) Directions of the Information  Professions in Africa as Reflected in  the Literature. International Library Review, (UK) Vol.23, No.4, 365-380. 
  31. AINA, L. O. (1991) The Curriculum and Characteristics  of Information Personnel Trainees  at the Middle Level in Africa.  International Library Review,(UK)  Vol.23, No.4, 357-364.
  32. AINA, L. O. (1991) Information for Successful Agriculture. Third World  Libraries, (USA)  Vol.2,    No.1, 49 - 53.
  33. AINA, L. O. (1990) Informing African Farmers: Some Obstacles to Information Flow. Information Development (UK) Vol. 6, No. 4, 201-203.
  34. AINA, L. O. (1989) Bibliographic Control of the  Literature of Science and Technology in Nigeria   International Library Review, (UK) Vol. 21, No.2, 223-229.
  35. AINA, L. O. (1989) Continuing Education Programmes and the Role of Library Schools in English Speaking Africa. Education and Training (UK) Vol. 6, No.2,  43-52.
  36. AINA, L. O. (1989) Education and Training of  Librarians for the Provision of Agricultural  Information Work in Africa.  International Association of AgriculturalLibrarians and Documentalists. Quarterly Bulletin, (USA) Vol. 34, No. 1, 23-26.
  37. AINA, L. O. (1989) The Use of Patent Literature by  Nigerian Scientists. INSPEL(Germany ) Vol.23, No.3,  164-169.
  38. AINA, L. O. (1989) Information Needs of Agricultural Extension Workers in Nigeria. Annals of Library Science and Education, (India) Vol 36 (1-2) 28-35.
  39. AINA, L. O. (1988) The Use of Government Documents by Researchers in Agricultural Economics and  Agricultural Extension in Nigeria. A. Research Note.Government Publications Review, (USA) Vol. 15,  61-64.
  40. AINA, L. O. (1988) Researchers Attitude to Newspaper  Index in Nigeria. International Library Movement,  (India) Vol. 11, No 1, 35-38.       
  41. AINA, L. O. (1987) Documentation and Information for Industrial Development.Nigerian Library and   Information Science Review, Vol. 5, Nos. 1 & 2,   54 -67.
  42. AINA, L .O. (1987) Grey Literature and Agricultural Research in Nigeria. International  Association of  Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists. Quarterly Bulletin, (USA) Vol.32, No. 1, 47-50.
  43. AINA, L. O. (1987) Newspaper as a Tool in Educational Research in Nigeria.INSPEL    (Germany) Vol.21,  No.3, 163-167.
  44. AINA, L .O. (1986) Sources of Information Used by  Agricultural Extension Workers in  Ibadan, Area, Nigeria. Library Waves,  (Nigeria) Vol.1, No.1,   69 -78.
  45. AINA, L .O. ( 1985) Information Needs and Information  Seeking Involvement of Farmers   in  Six Rural   Communities in Nigeria. International Association  of Agricultural Librarians and  Documentalists. Quarterly Bulletin. (USA) Vol. 30, No. 2, 35 -40.
  46. AINA, L .O .(1985) Availability of Periodical Titles Cited in the Literature of Nigeria's  Scientific  Research in Nigerian Libraries. Nigerian Libraries  Vol. 21, No.1,  23 -28.
  47. AINA, L. O. (1986)  Agricultural Information  Provision in Nigeria.  Information Development (UK) Vol 2, No.4, 242 -244.  
  48. AINA, L. O.(1985)  The Use of Librarians and Other  Information Related Professionals in the  Dissemination of Agricultural Information to  Farmers in Nigeria.  Nigerian Library  and Information Science Review. Vol.3, No.2,  49 -53.
  49. AINA, L. O. (1983) Citation Characteristics of  Literature Used by Agriculturists in Nigeria.  Nigerian Journal of Library and Information Studies  Vol. 1, No.1, 93 - 100.
  50. AINA, L. O. (1983) Dewey Decimal Classification.  Edition 19 and Administrative Changes  in Nigeria.  Nigerian Journal of Library and Information Studies.   Vol. 1,  No.2, 81 -89.
  51. AINA, L. O. (1983) Characteristics of the Literature of Scientific Research in Nigeria. 1900 - 1975.  Nigerian Library and Information Science Review Vol. 1, No. 2, 127 - 135.
  52. AINA, L. O. (1983) Access to Scientific and  Technological Information in Nigeria. Nigerian  Libraries. Vol. 19, Nos.1- 3, 35 - 42.
  53. AINA, L. O. (1982) The Use of SPSS for Bibliometric Study in Nigeria. Program (UK)  Vol.16, No.1, 35 -38.
  54. ALABI, G .A and AINA, L. O (1980) Government Documents Usage in an Academic Library.    Government Publications  Review. (USA) Vol.7A, 333- 336.
  55. AINA, L. O. (1979) Factors Affecting Development of   Librarianship in Nigeria.International  Library Review. (UK) Vol. 11, No 1, 57-67.