LIbrary and Information Science

PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

PHILOSOPHY

The philosophy of the programme is to produce high quality library and information science graduates that are well trained in the area of information and communication technology applications in the library and information services which will enable them to become competent to serve effectively and efficiently in all types of libraries, information and documentation centers. In line with the vision of the University, the training of the graduates will be geared towards producing self sustaining, self reliant, innovative and enterprising individuals who will serve the demands of contemporary information age.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the programme include:

  1. To produce high level manpower needed in the field of information service for human development.
  2. To produce sufficient manpower, well grounded in general knowledge and equipped with the highest level of skills and knowledge in the management and provision of information service.
  3. To provide a broad and balanced foundation of knowledge and practical skills in library and information science for graduates that will carry out research and development activities in areas of information science.
  4. To provide training and exposure to graduates that would be suitable for employment in all areas of human endeavors.
  5. To inculcate the spirit of independent work in the graduates of the programme.

ACADEMIC STAFF

S/NO NAME RANK GENDER QUALIFICATION TYPE OF APP.
1 Dr. Lawal Umar Lecturer I (HOD) M Ph.D. Tenure
2 Prof. Tijjani Abubakar Professor M Ph.D Lib & Inf. Sci. Visiting
3 Prof. Lukman I. Diso Professor M Ph.D Lib & Inf. Sci. Visiting
4 Prof. Umar Ibrahim Professor M Ph.D. Info Science Visiting
5 Dr. Shehu O. Bello Reader M Ph.D Lib & Inf. Sci. Visiting
6 Dr. Umar Garba Gama Senior Lecturer M Ph.D Library Science Visiting
7 Dauda Muhammad Yakasai Senior Lecturer M MLS Visiting
8 Sani Muhammad Gwarzo Senior Lecturer M MLS Visiting
9 Dr. Atiku Abashe Maidabino Senior Lecturer M Ph.D Lib & Inf. Sci. Visiting
10 Lawal Iro Sani Lecturer I M Masters (Library Sciene) Tenure
11 Baba Shaibu Aduku Lecturer I M MLS Visiting
12 Umar Maiwada Lecturer I M MLS Part-time
13 Muhammad Kabir Abubakar Lecturer II M BLS, M.Sc Tenure
14 Dr. Babangida Umar Dangani Lecturer II M PhD. Info. Science Visiting
15 Umma Dauda Daura Assistant Lecturer F BLIS, MLS Tenure
16 Badamasi Babangida Mohammed Assistant Lecturer M MLS Tenure
17 Mohammed Tukur Lawal Graduate Assistant M BLIS Tenure
18 Abubakar Magaji Graduate Assistant M BLIS Tenure
19 Bilkisu Lawal Graduate Assistant F BLIS Tenure
20 Aisha Safiyanu Darma Graduate Assistant F BLIS Tenure
21 Aminu Ibrahim Confidential Secretary I M ND, HND Secretarial Studies Tenure
22 Abu Kado Office Assistant III M Pri. Sch. Cert Tenure