A dedicated librarian with 20 years of experience in cost-effectively managing all aspects of library operations.


Last Updated: 6th February 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Uganda

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English

Summary

Proven proficiencies in cataloguing, database management, and reference retrieval; and with a desire to use excellent communication skills to serve a diversity of library patrons.

Education

Makerere University, Kampala
Bachelor of Library and Information Science

   Aug 1994
— Jul 1997

Experience

National Agricultural Research Organisation
Librarian

   Oct 1997
— Current

 Administer a $40,000 annual research library budget.

 Develop and maintain the library catalogue system.

 Conduct training and orientation for incoming staff.

 Implement circulation systems to efficiently meet the specialized research and reference needs of staff.

 Organize and implement an information system for research grants and projects.

 Oversee all technology - related troubleshooting.

Notable accomplishments:
 Coordinated, designed and implemented a library instruction program for 120 new staff members.
 Initiated and helped to integrate 13,000 records into the electronic catalogue.
 Streamlined procedures for providing fast and timely responses to information queries.
 Developed and implemented information reference and directional services for library patrons.
 Initiated and implemented a Question and Answer Service to provide information on demand to 1,000 patrons – http://www.runetwork.org/html/en/articles/journals/180

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