IFIDON, Prof. Samuel Ehimigbai

BA,M.L.S, Ph.D., librarian; b:7,1941 p: Benin City; ht: Sabongida Ora; Iga: Owan West, so: Edo; m: Betty I. Ifidon, 1976; he:six children; ed:Government School, Sapele, Delta State, 1945-52; Hoty Trinity Grammar School, Sabongidda-Ora, Edo State 1953- 58; King's College, Lagos, 1959-60; University College, Ibadah, (now University of lbadan) 1961^454,1 Untyeraityo Western Ontario,Canada 1970- 72; University of lbadan, 1973-77, cr:Graduate asst, University of Lagos, 1965-66; asst Librarian, 1966-68; Sub-Librarian, 1968-69; Administrative asstlandTechnical Services,UniversitydfWesternOntario,Canada, 1970- 71;Sub-Librariari; University of Ugos, 1972-73; snr.Sub-Librarian, 1973- 74;ChiefLibrarian,Auchi Polytechnic, 1974-75; Deputy University Librarian, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1976-78; University Librarian, University ofMaiduguri, 1978-82; University Librarian, Bendel State University, Ekpoma, (nowEdoStateUniversity)since 1982; Lecturer,(part-time), FanshaweCollege, 1970-71; mm: council, Nigerian Library Association, 1972-90; Publicity Officer, Nigerian LibraryAssociation and Editor, Nigerian LibraryAssociation Newsletter, 1973-75; Lecturer{parttime)Ahmadu^^ Bello Universtty Library School! 1976-78; Editor, Lagos Librarian, 1976-79; Ucturer, (part time) Department of Library Studies, University ofMaiduguri, 1979-80; ch: Board ofGovemors, UriivarsityofMaiduguri StaffSchool, 1979^8UNigerianlibrary Association, Bomo State chapter, 1980-82; mm: Governing, Bendel State University (how Edo State University) Ekpoma, 1983-S9; ch., Nigerian LibratyAssociation Beridel State chapter, 1985-88; ch., University Health Services Committee, Edo State University, Ekpoma, 1992-93; Head, Department ofLibrary'& Information Science, Delta State University, Abraka, 1998-1999; Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka, 1999-2000; Dean , Post graduate School, DeltaState University, Abraka, since 2000: prof: Library Science; Dean, Post graduate School; ch^• Committee ofUniversity Librarians ofNigerian Universities, 1992-94; mem: Editorial Board,African Journal ofAcademic Librariahship, since 1982; Editorial Adviser, Nigerian Libraries, since 1983; Senate Representative, Edo State University, Ekpoma, since 1991; Editor-in-chief,C,omwun/cote since 1991; mni: National Managbment Information System Implementation Cjommittee, National Universities Commission, since1994;Nigerian LibraryAssociation, since 1965, Canadian Library Association, since 1971,Nigerian Institute of Management Consultants; ah: Kings College, Ugos;i959-60;Federal Government scholarship, 1961-64; Carnegie Corporation ofNewyork, 1965; Award, 1964-65; H.W. Wilson Foundation scholarship, 1970-71; Resource Persons Award inLibrary Management fd: Inter-University Council Award, Britain, 1978; British Council International Seminar Award, I995.tt O/afpan of Ora , 1958; puolrEssentials of African Universtty Library ManagementiAafxonal Library Press; Collection Development, AmbroseAIli Univereity,!4GM/rfe/o/?^reftceSen'/ce,StMichealsBookCompa^y, Monograph No I,African StudiesProgramme, Indiana University, 1990;A PracticalApproachtoLibraryCollection Development, Edo State University Library, 1991;AGuideto ReferenceService,Sl Michael Book,1997; Essentials ofManagementofUniversity Libraries, Istedition Libriserve, Ugos, 1985; 2nd edition, National Library Press, Ugos 1.998,30Journals Articlesin National AndInternational Journals; bob:reading, travelling, swimming, writing, Listening to Music; sc:Rotary Club-Editor/presd: OWANWelfare Association; off:Postgraduate School/Department of Library&Information Science,Delta State University, Abraka, tel:054-66021; res:Charlet4,Transit Lodge, Delta State University; pha: 34, Commercial Road, P.O..Box: 219,Sabongida-Ora, EdoState.
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