UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN

New PictureDr. Jibril Attahiru ALHASSAN, CLN
University Librarian, Federal University of Technology, Minna

Correspondence:
University Library Services, Federal University of Technology, PMB 65 Minna

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Dr Jibril Attahiru Alhassan is a graduate of the Department of Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1993 with Second Class Upper Division as best graduating student. He obtained his M.Sc. in Library and Information Science from Delta State University, Abraka in 2003 and PhD in Library and Information Science from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2011.

He started his working career as teacher with Kwara State Ministry of Education in November 1984 and joined the Kwara State Library Board in 1995 as a Senior Librarian from where he was seconded as the Chief Librarian of Kwara State House of Assembly Library from March – May 2004. He joined the services of Federal University of Technology, Minna, as a Lecturer and rose to the rank of Senior Lecturer 2012.

He was appointed Polytechnic Librarian of The Federal Polytechnic, Bida in July 2012 and University Librarian, Federal University of Technology, Minna in August 2014. He was appointed as the Coordinator of Information Technology Department and Later Head of Department of Library and Information Technology, of Federal University of Technology, Minna between 2011-2012. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Library and Information Technology in 2016.

He was the PRO and Later General Secretary of Nigerian Library Association (NLA) in Kwara State; General Secretary of NLA in Niger State and currently the Chairman of the Niger State Chapter of Nigerian Library Association. Dr Alhassan is widely published in both local and International Journals with research interests in User studies, Agricultural Information Systems and Research Information needs of Academic staff.

Vision

The library would seek to become a unique repository of knowledge in science and Technology and providing library services comparable to those of world best universities

Mission

To provide academic support services to the University in teaching, research and development and publication. This would be effectively done by providing learning materials such as books, current journals, subscriptions to databases and other educational media. The library would also provide library instructions to users to aid their quick retrieval of information.

Contact Us

Main Campus

Ibrahim Badamasi Babagida (IBB) Library

KM 12, Bida road,

Gidan Kwano.

Bosso Campus

Awwal Ibrahim Library,

Beside School of Postgraduate studies.

Email: library@futminna.edu.ng

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