Tuesday, January 22, 2013

WORKSHOP: Access to Information and Knowledge: A New Perspective on Familiar Issues

For: Librarians, Information specialists, Archivist, Decumentalist, and Researcher, LIS lecturers
The techniques and strategies of accessing information and knowledge is changing in geometric rate in today’s information networked world. And Library and information professionals need to be on top of the transformation in order to maintain the leading role in information and knowledge management.

Therefore, Lagos Chapter of Nigerian Library Association (NLA) has packaged a Workshop using standard measure in its design to ensure delivery with practical hand-on-experience with the theme:


  • Driving access to knowledge: action for libraries in Nigeria
  • Subject Access: Social Tagging Success Story
  • Current Trends in the Library Field: How to take advantage of the opportunities
  • Marketing Library Services in an Electronic Era
  • Performing Effective Web Searches in a Networked Information Environment
  • Google Products and Services
  • Rhonda Watson, Public Diplomacy Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Lagos 
  • Adetoun Idowu, PhD, University Librarian, LASU, Lagos 
  • Ukoha o. Igwe University Librarian, National Open University, Lagos 
  • Samuel Eyitayo, IRC Director, US Consulate General, Lagos 
  • Omowumi Segun, Library Consultant 
  • Felix Azubuike, Chairman, Information Technology Section, NLA 
  • Google Team
DATE: Monday 4 -7th March, 2013
VENUE: GRACE HOUSE, Human Development Initiative (HDI)  , No 2 Iwaya Road, Onike – Yaba, Lagos

Key Note address will be given by Rhonda Watson, Public Diplomacy Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Lagos

REGISTERPre-registration begins NOW follow this: http://tinyurl.com/nlalagos to book a space today.
  • Early Registration (Till 22nd February, 2013) -N25,000.00 
  • Registration from 23rd February, 2013 -N30,000.00 
  • Undergraduate Student's Registration -N10, 000.00.

    Payment should be made in cash or by certified bank draft drawn in favor of Nigerian Library Association Lagos Chapter or pay directly into the NLA Lagos Chapter Account with the following details:

    Bank: -Union Bank, Sabo, Yaba Lagos
    Account Number. -0003856122
    Account name: -Nigerian Library Association Lagos Chapter

    Note:  the registration cost covers workshop participation, Conference Bag, tea break and lunch;
    ü  Free internet-ready Laptops are available for all participants for practical.

    For more Information:
    Ayo Alonge: - 08061381789 || Ngozi Ukachi: 08033269080 ||Dr Yetunde Zaid -08023024147
    Email:  nlalagos@outlook.com BB-PIN: 26E59F80

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