OBIAGWU, Marcel Chinonye




BA, MA, M.Sc, librarian, information consultant, born December 28, 1942, Alor, Idemili South, Anambra State; married Veronica Okafor 1974, three daughters; Education: StMary's Primary School, Alor, 1947-54, WMGS, Onjtsha, 1955-59, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1964-65, 1970-71, University of lbadan, 1975-76, Case Western Reserve Uni versity, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 1982-84; Career: Appointed Tutor, Oligbo Grammar School, Issele-Uku, 1972-74; Assistant Librarian, University of Benin, Benin City, 1974-76; Librarian II, University of Benin, 1976-78; Librarian I, University of Port Harcourt, 1978-80; Senior Librarian II, Uniport, 1980-82, Senior Librarian I, 1982- 84. Principal Librarian and Head of Research Library, Uniport, since 1984; Head of Reference & Information, University of Port Harcourt, 1986-90; Co-ordinator of Bibli cal Instruction, University of Port Harcourt, 1985-90; Adjunct Lecturer, Lib. Science, University of Port Harcourt, 1985-90; appointed Reference &Information Specialist, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 1990-92; Collection Development Librarian, King Fahd University of Petroleum &Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 1992-93; appointed ADNOC Librarian, Abu Dubai National Oil Company, 1993-Date; member, Nigerian Library Association (NLA); member, Special Libraries Association (SLA), Arabian Gulf Chapter; member, Literati Club, UK; Adjunct Editor, International Information &Library Review (IILR), USA; Traditional Title: Ugoewulu ofAlor, 2000; Publication: Library acquisitions under economic recovery programme in West •Africa, Library Management, 1991; Library abuse in academic institutions, International Information and Library Review, 1992 and several scholarly articles in professional journals; Hobbies: walking, travelling, current affairs; Official Address: ADNOC Library, P.O. Box 898, Abu Dubai, UAE; Home: Alor, Idemili South, Anambra State.
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