Chigbundu, Michael Chinweike, Librarian I

Department/Unit: Library

Position: Librarian I

Overview

I am an academic librarian and a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN). I have Masters degree in information Science, a Bachelor's degree in Library and Information Studies, and presently pursuing a PhD program in Information Systems, all in the University of Ibadan. My research focuses are; library digitization, ICT use in schools, and ICT use in library.


Publications

Journal Articles

(i.) Chigbundu, M.C. and Oluwabiyi, M. O. (2023). Digital Literacy, Perception, and Challenges of E-learning among Undergraduates in Public Universities of Nigeria. International Journal of Scientific Research in Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 9(11)

(ii.) Oyetunji, R., Chigbundu, M.C., and Olokode, D.A. (2022). Information needs and seeking pattern of children in public libraries: a case study of Kwara State Library, Nigeria. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). ISSN: 1522-0222. Available onhttps://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=14455&context=libphilprac

(iii.) Ajuwon, G.A., Chigbundu, M.C., Omogbai, O. and Agwu, P. (2020). Development of the Africa Digital Health Library (ADHL): Experience at the Medical Library, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.  Journal of Health Information and Librarianship, 5(1)

(iv.) Omotayo, F.O. and  Chigbundu, M. C. (2017). Use of information and communication technologies for administration and management of schools in    Nigeria, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Vol. 19 Issue: 3/4, pp.183- 201.

Chapters in Books

(i.) Chigbundu, M.C. (2022). The Role of Library Digitization in Access and Preservation of Library Resources. In Global Perspectives on Sustainable Library Practices. Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publisher. Pg.114-129

(ii.) Chigbundu, M.C, Kehinde, B.W., and Oyetunji, R. (2022). Library Digitization: Values and Challenges. In Global Perspectives on Sustainable Library Practices. Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publisher. Pg.57-64

(iii.) Chigbundu, M.C. and Bako, N.Z. (2022). Digitization of Library Resources and the Development of Institutional Repositories in Nigeria. In Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Librarianship. Pennsylvania: IGI Global Publisher. ISBN13: 9781799890942ISBN10 Available on https://www.igi-   global.com/gateway/chapter/295203



Education

1. Master of Information Science (M.Inf.Sc)                                 2016

University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

2. Bachelor of Library and Information Studies (B.LIS).             2012

(Second Class Upper Division)   University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

3. National Examination Council Certificate (NECO)        2006

(One siting)

Ajibode Grammar School, Ibadan

 


Experience

Librarian I/ Circulation Librarian.                                   Dec., 2022– Present

Caleb University Library

Caleb University, Lagos, Nigeria

Duties

• Catalog and classify the books in the University library using Library of              Congress classification system

• Conduct periodic reviews of  books in the library

• Render library services and resources to the staff and students of the                  University

• Organize library resources

• Assist  staff and students with getting their needed information resources

(1b)  Librarian II/ Ag. Law Librarian                    March, 2022–December,2022

College of Law

Caleb University,

Lagos, Nigeria

Duties

• Catalog and classify the law library books using Moys classification                       system

• Conduct periodic reviews of new and existing resources in the library

• Promote library services and resources to the staff and students of the                college

• Organize library resources

• Assist College staff and students with getting their needed information                resources

• Taught full time and part time students Use of Library, and Information              retrieval courses

• Carry out other duties as assigned by the College Dean and the University          Librarian.

(1c) Librarian II/ Head of Reprographic/Bindery Unit      Oct. 2019- March, 2022

Caleb University Library

Caleb University,

Lagos, Nigeria

Duties

 Catalogued and Classified books in the main library using Library of                    Congress Classification System.

 Conducted periodic reviews of new and existing resources in the                          Reprographic Unit

 Supervised and evaluated the works of library staff in the Reprographic              Unit

 Kept record of work done in the unit

 Gave period report to the University Librarian on work done in the Unit

 Taught full time and part time students Use of Library course.

 Carried out other duties as assigned by the University Librarian.

(2). Library Digitization Officer                                     Sept, 2018-  Sept 2019

Africa Digital Health Library (ADHL)

E. Latunde Odeku Medical Library,

College of Medicine,

University of Ibadan.

Duties

• Submitted digital documents to the ADHL online repository (D-Space),

• Created meta-data description of documents to be submitted to ADHL online repository (D-Space)

• Scanned theses and dissertations.

• Gave periodic reports of work done

• Carried out other duties as assigned by the project manager

(3)  Volunteer Librarian /ICT Support Staff               August, 2017- August, 2018

Kenneth Dike Library

University of Ibadan.

Duties

• Repaired and troubleshoot the library’s computer systems,

• Troubleshoot network problems in the library,

• Set up Ethernet cables for the library,

• Installed needed software for the library,

• Digitized printed documents,

• Submitted digitized documents to the University of Ibadan institutional              repository

• Trained Industrial Attachés on systems and network troubleshooting,

• Attended to users queries at the Reference unit,

• Registered prospective library users at the Circulation unit,

• Attended to users queries at the Circulations unit,

• Catalogued and classified Serials documents at the Serials unit.

(4)  Ag. School Librarian (NYSC)       2013-2014

Nsit Peoples Grammar School, Akwa Ibom State.

Duties

 Properly arranged and classified books on the shelves

 Kept records of the school’s library resources

 Attended to queries of the library users

 Carried out shelving and shelf-reading of books

 Carried out other duties as assigned by the School Principal

(5) Class Teacher (NYSC)     2013-2014

Nsit Peoples Grammar School, Akwa Ibom State.

Duties

 Tutored JSS2 students on English Language

Collated examination results and graded the JSS2 students

(6) Sales Representative; 2007-2008

Glory Store, Ibadan.

 

Duties

• Attended to customers

• Assisted the proprietor on administrative duties

• Negotiated with suppliers

• Kept a proper record of transactions