Thursday, March 24, 2011


The Nigerian Library Association, Information Technology Section in collaboration with Babcock Consulting Limited and Universal Bipolar Consults Limited is pleased to present a National Workshop with theme: "Information Technology in the 21st Century Library".

The workshop which will be hands-on is scheduled to hold from 3rd to 6th of May, 2011 at Babcock University Campus, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State. The workshop is designed to expose participants to practical and in-depth understanding of new trends and technologies in Library and Information Services germane to rendering quality and effective services.

- Technology Challenges to Building an Effective Digital Library
- Online Free Resources, Tools and Library Operations
- Integrated Library Management Software
- Open Access Resources (Open Access Journals and Institutional Repositories)
- Value-Added Web-Based Resources (Wiki, You Tube and Open Courseware)
- Constraints and Challenges of Marketing Electronic Library Services
- The Use of Barcode and Biometrics for Effective 21st Century Library Resources Management
- Creating Library Connections: Opportunities Afforded by Libraries Working Together

For Whom:
- Heads of Libraries and Information Centres
- Electronic Resources Managers
- Information Managers and Educators
- Information Technology Staff in Libraries
- Content Managers and Systems Librarians
- Acquisitions and Circulation Librarians
- Cataloguers and Library Officers
- Research Employees
- Reference Librarians and Records Managers

- Dr. Charles O. Omekwu, University Librarian, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State
- Dr. Ezra Gbaje, Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State
- Chuks Okpaka, Enterprise Business Manager, HP West Africa
- Roy L. Karuyan, ICT Director, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State
- Bolaji Yusuf, IT Professional in Library Automation Processes and Software Development

Workshop Fee:
=N=40,000 (Forty Thousand Naira). This amount covers workshop materials, tea break, lunch and certificate.

For more details and registration information, please visit the workshop website:

For enquiries, kindly contact:
Mrs. Bukky Asubiojo - 08034088424
Afolabi - 08023165439
Emeka - 08066952955

We look forward to seeing you in Ilishan Remo.

Thank you.

Mrs. Bukky Asubiojo
NLA, IT Section.

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