Mrs. Chinwe Veronica Nwakaego Anunobi Ph.D., MLS, CLN.
Affiliation: University Librarian, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria
Dr. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi is the University Librarian, Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria. She started her career as LIS practitioner at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria where she pioneered the establishment of ICT unit, Electronic Thesis & Dissertation and the automation of the University Library. She also pioneered the establishment and development of Digital library as a Digital librarian of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria. As a lecturer in the polytechnics and universities, she is involved in the formation of young and budding LIS professionals especially in the area of ICT application in libraries. She is a key player in the National mentoring on the application of ICT in Library and information science operations and services. She has supervised over Fifteen masters and doctoral students. She is Associate of the Mortenson Center for International Library Program, University of Illinois, a certified trainee of United Nations Institute For Training and Research (UNITAR) on Innovation Collaborative for Development, an e-Learning course on Social Media and a graduate of Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) Israel. She has over 60 publications in national and international journals and contributed the chapter ‘ Technology Librarian in a Developing Country’ in the Book A Day in the Life: Career Options in Library & Information Science and IFLA Publication 139; Strategies for Regenerating the Information Professions. Chinwe is a chartered member of the Nigerian Library Association and IT Section of the Profession. She has attended and contributed to the organization of many national and international conferences and workshops. She is an active participant in IFLA conferences where she has presented many papers. She is interested in networking, mentoring and research on the adoption of ICT in Library and Information Science as well as library users’ needs. She is an expert in Digital Library development and management as well as Open Educational Resources. Chinwe is happily married to Mr. Sonny Anunobi and marriage is blessed with four Children.