Full Name: Dr. SALMAN, Abiodun Abdulsalam
Before his appointment as the Ag. University Librarian by the Governing Council of the Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State, Dr. Abdulsalam Abiodun Salman was a Senior Lecturer and the Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
Salman, a Ph.D. holder in Library and Information Science from the University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa, South Africa (2015), attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; Bayero University, Kano; and the University of Ibadan, where he obtained the Diploma in Library Science (DLS) (1994), Bachelor of Library Science (BLS) (1998), and Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) (2004), respectively. He has eighteen (18) years working experience as lecturer, researcher, as well as managing public and academic libraries. He has taught several courses in library and information science both at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Salman has also served as external examiner to some Universities for Master and Ph.D. final oral defence examinations in Library and Information Science. He has over forty (40) publications in reputable peer reviewed national and international journals.
Dr. Salman also holds the professional qualification of Chartered Librarian of Nigeria (CLN), May 2005. He is a member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA) and the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA). The new University Librarian also holds the NALISS Meritorious Awards of the Bayero University, Kano (1997) and the Meritorious Award of Excellence, Department of Library and Information Science, Federal Polytechnic, Offa, 2008.
In the course of his academic career, Dr. Salman has attended several training workshops including the Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme for Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI), Digital Bridge Institute, Abuja: SPSS Training for Postgraduate students, University of Zululand, South Africa; Online and Databases Usage for Research, University of Zululand, South Africa; and Mendeley Software Application for References in Academic Research, University of Zululand, South Africa, among others.
He has also held several academic and administrative positions in the course of his career. Before his appointment as Sub-Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin in 2017, Dr. Salman was Chairman, Faculty Time-Table and Room Usage Committee; and Chairman, Faculty Students Disciplinary Committee, among others. He has also held forte for the Dean, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences on several occasions. Dr. Salman is happily married to Hadjia Ramat Salman and the marriage is blessed with children.
Fountain University, P.M.B 4491, Osogbo,
Osun State, Nigeria.
Phone Number: +234 813 295 0071