Prof. Omwoyo Bosire Onyancha visits University of Nigeria, Nsukka

There is an ongoing International Conference and Homecoming of Library and Information Science Department, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. This commenced on 26th June, 2017, with the Opening Ceremony held on 28th June, 2017. The Opening was coloured with a keynote speech by Professor Bosire Onyancha  who is a Research Professor, Department of Information Science, University of South Africa….

University of Nigeria Hosts TEDx Event

Event date: Saturday, 1st July, 2017 Wish to attend? Register HERE TEDx UNN University of Nigeria Nsukka will host her first ever TEDx event on Saturday 1st July, 2017.   TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as…

University of Nigeria, Nsukka Entrance Road

Just this evening,  I snapped this picture of the road leading into University  of Nigeria,  via University  Road.  I guess there is a difference, between this and 3 years ago? The University Administration is really doing a great job in keeping the environment in tact, under the Chairmanship of Award-winning Professor Uguru who is in charge…

Librarians can cook. What do you think?

This post was originally featured on my FOOD BLOG, about a recipe sent by a male cook, Dr. E. C. Ihekwoaba who is the Head of Special IT Project Unit at University of Nigeria, Nsukka Library.   To view the post, click HERE

Are boys better “book-slayers” and library users than girls? 

I thought of this when I snapped this picture of Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka a few weeks ago.  Then I observed a lot of boys made use of the library than the girls. All I could see was babes slaying around with natural hair things, all manner of hairstyles, then pouting and…

Meet the SAP Trio

It was a co-incidence, how the three of us dashed out of our rooms to see us wearing black gowns. We screamed and made sure we took some snapshots for the records. I love us.

#Recipe4Change: A Global Contest for Sustainable Cooking

COPIED from Sustainable Cooking Website  How we cook affects our planet. Each month, share your sustainable recipe and win the chance to cook it with renowned chefs the Roca Brothers in their award-wining restaurant El Celler de Can Roca. How to participate To participate just follow these 4 steps: Take on the challenge. Every month, the Roca Brothers…

#recipe4change: A Global Contest for Sustainable Cooking

COPIED from SDGfund Website The sustainable cooking contest #recipe4change is organized by the Sustainable Development Goals Fund and the chefs Roca Brothers. It is open to any individual or collective that wants to explore the importance of sustainable food and its impact on our daily lives. By cooking better and more sustainably we can build…

My First Webinar as Programme Developer for ALCTS Exchange 2017

Some years back, I won a grant to participate in an Online course organized by ALCTS. ALCTS stands for Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, a Division of the American Library Association.   I had been participating in webinars as an attendee, but recently, I was accepted to develop a programme for the ALCTS Exchange event which…

Who is a True Librarian?

Hello friends. What is your definition of a Librarian? A lot of people see Librarians as archaic beings who keep custody of ancient books, and always shushing everyone who dares to make a sound. Well…the time has passed for this definition of me (yes…because I am a Librarian), because what I do in this contemporary…

Resourcing Community Libraries: Tweet Chat with helen

Hi people! The time to speak up has come. #communitylibrary. Join me and my colleague to discuss ‘Resourcing Community Libraries’, 7pm today using the hashtag: #communitylibrary on Twitter. My twitter handle is @helenekez .

Building Effective Community Libraries

Should there be more prisons than Libraries in our Community? Lack of knowledge is total imprisonment. Join me(@helenekez) and fellow prominent Librarians on this Discourse (On Twitter) as we Speak on  “Building #CommunityLibrary in Nigeria on 17th June, 2017 @7pm.  Please if you don’t have a Twitter account yet, create one and use the hashtag:…