Tuesday, March 05, 2013

NLA-Lagos Training Workshop 2013 Begins...


Nigerian Library Association (NLA) Lagos Chapter Workshop began with an event-filled opening ceremony yesterday, Monday 4th March, 2013. The event was well attended with about 100 participants including  Information specialists, Archivists, Documentalists,  Researchers, LIS lecturers, diplomats and members of press.

The event was chaired by a prominent legal practitioner and the president of Rotary Club, Yaba district, Barrister Peters Akeredolu ,while  Rhonda J. Watson, Public Diplomacy Officer of US Consulate General, Lagos, also a qualified Librarian,  delivered Keynote Address on the topic “Access to Information: Access to Knowledge: a New Perspective on Familiar Issues”  .
Over 45 participants from virtually all parts of Nigeria registered on the 1st day of the workshop. More participants are expected.

PAPER I
Mr Samuel Eyitayo, (FNLA), IRC Director , Whitney M. Young Jr. Information Resource Center (IRC), Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate General, Lagos delivered the First paper on “Current Trends in the Library Field: How to take advantage of the opportunities” while Ayo Alonge handled the practical session. 
Other facilitators expected at this workshop include:  Dr. Mrs Idowu, the University Librarian, Lagos State University, Mr Ukoha Igwe, the University Librarian, National open University,  Ms. Omowunmi Segun, a library consultant, , and Mr. Felix Azubike, Chairman, Information Technology Section of the NLA
PAPER II:  DAY 2 Tuesday 5th March by 9am-10:30am

·         SUBJECT ACCESS: SOCIAL TAGGING SUCCESS STORY
By OMOWUNMI  SEGUN, Consultant Librarian 

·         Practical Session

PAPER III DAY 2 Tuesday 5th March by 12-2:30pm

·         DRIVING ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE: ACTION FOR LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA        By UKOHA IGWE, University Librarian, National Open University, Lagos

·         Practical Session


PAPER IV DAY 3 -WEDNESDAY 6th March  by  9.00 -10:30am

·         MARKETING LIBRARY SERVICES IN AN ELECTRONIC ERA
By Dr (Mrs) Idowu University Librarian, LASU, Lagos 

PAPER V DAY 3 -WEDNESDAY 6th March by 12.00-2:00pm

·         Performing Effective Web Searches in a Networked Information Environment
By Felix Azubuikwe, Chairperson, Information Technology Section, NLA

·         Practical Session

DAY 4 –THURSDAY 7th March 9.00am -12noon

·         Google Products and Services: Google Team/ Mr Ayo Alonge

·         Practical Session: Mr Ayo Alonge12:00pm – 2.00pm
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