Baby Michelle visits the University Library

It was a sunny day on Friday, 24th March, 2017 when Michelle finished her second term examinations at University Staff School, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The sun was hard on her skin but that didn’t prevent her from smiling and jollying all the way while she visited her parents at the library. She wishes all and sundry,…

SERVICOM, University of Nigeria holds training for academic staff

On Tuesday 21st – Thursday 23rd March 2017, there was an induction programme held for academic and technical staff of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. This was organized by the SERVICOM unit in collaboration with the University administration. The Director of the UNN Servicom unit is Professor Chike Ofuebe. This hard-working and erudite Professor has been…

Open mind to Open Access

Visit University of Nigeria Nsukka Website: http://www.unn.edu.ng What informs the title of this post is my feeling that open access has to do with openness of the mind where people enjoy sharing information, hoping for it to be used, re-shared and re-used. It is true that publishers have to make money especially after investing so…

Open Access Week at Elizade University, Akure.

It was an honour being  invited on 25th October, 2016 for the Open Access 2016 week at Elizade University, Akure to serve as a resource person on the topic: ‘Institutional Repositories and Webometrics Ranking’. It was a wonderful outing and all participants really gained knew knowledge, judging from the survey results gathered. See pictures>>>  

University of Nigeria Nsukka Librarians get trained on Social Media Use

The Library Administration called for a training of all librarians and library officers, in line with the mandate of the University Administration, that all staff should engage in social media activities for academic purposes. The training which was an attempt to introduce the library staff to the online platforms of the library, held on 3rd…

University of Abuja Library Training

On 4th October, 2016 at University of Abuja, I trained some University of Abuja librarians and academic staff  on Using Social Network Platforms for library services such as: Blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Mendeley and Zotero reference management systems were also introduced to the participants as a way of preparing them for a more robust training…