Thursday, July 28, 2016

NLA Conference Day3 Report

#Day3 of the conference featured an outstanding mentoring session for young librarians which was directed by Mr. Samuel Eyitayo.

  • Emerging technologies
  • Virtual Library
  • Grants and scholarship for librarians.
  •  Research etc.

  • Have a vision and focus
  • You must make sacrifice etc.
After the group discussion, the leader for each group were called to summarize issues that were discussed.


Later on, LRCN Registrar Dr. Victoria Okojie gave an outstanding enlightenment speech on  "How to get to leadership position".
Some of the things includes:


She further stated that "As you join the profession, take all responsibilities"


#Day3 continued with reports of their  last AGM that was held in Osun State.


#Day3 featured Cultural Night!!!

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Participants were divided into different groups to discuss issues such as:

The discussion in different groups exposed various young librarians to a lot of things in librarianship.

She highlighted various points based on personal experience.

She further stated that leadership is Sacrificing yourself.

Dr. Victoria Okojie is an important personality in Library and Information Science.  Her over 31 years experience and sacrificial service in librarianship has made her worthy of emulation and aspiration by young librarians.

After her astonished  talk which open the minds of librarians, various sections in the NLA were told to assemble to have their meetings.

Various topics of discussion were enumerated in each NLA Section.

Reported by
Damilare Oyedele* (Host)
Library and You*
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