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                                          UMUNNAKWE GERTRUDE CHINWENDU
             No. 16 Alfred Egejuru Street, Egbeada,Ubomiri, Owerri, Imo State.
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PERSONAL DATA:
PLACE and DATE OF BIRTH:               Umuaka, Feburary 15th, 1958
HOME ADDRESS:                               Umuoka Umuele, Amazano Autonomous Community, Njaba L.G.A
PRESENT POSTAL ADDRESS:             The University Library, Federal University of Technology, Owerrri.
TELEPHONE NUMBER:                         08037247900, 08064892969
NATIONALITY:                                    Nigerian, Imo State
MARITAL STATUS:                             Married
SEX:                                                   Female
NUMBER OF CHILDREN:                       Five

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State                    
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Degree in library and information Science            2002-2013
Imo State University                            

Masters in library and information science (MLS).                           1995-1997
Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State                    
Bachelor of Science in Education / Library studies                   1989-1993
College of Education Nsugbe, Anambra State                            
Nigerian Certificate on Education Biology / Library Studies                 1985-1988

Teachers Training College Umudi, Nkwerre                    
Teachers grade two certificates                                                 1980-1982

Girls Secondary School, Ihioma, Orlu
West African School Certificate (WASC)                                               1974-1979

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D (University of Nigeria, Nsukka)                                2013
MLS (Imo State University,Owerri)                                1997
B.Sc Edu/Lib (Abia state University, Uturu)                    1993
NCE Bio/Lib (College of Education, Nsugbe)                    1988
TC2 (TTC Umudi, Nkwerre)                            1982
WASC (Girls Secondary School, Ihioma, Orlu)                    1979

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
Charted Librarian issued by     
Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN)             15th July 2005

RELEVANT WORKING EXPERIENCE
Co-ordinator Processing Unit                          2014 – Date
             Co-ordinator Collection Development –                      2012 - 2014
            Acquisition Librarian FUTO Library
            Sectional Head:                                   2010 -2012
            Research, Training and Statistics Unit of the University library
            Co-ordinator Library housekeeping                                  2010 - Date
Sectional Head:                                          2008 – 2009
            Documents Unit of the University Library
Sectional Head:                                 2006 - 2007
Bibliographic Services Unit of the University library
Sectional Head:                                         2003 – 2006
Documents Unit of the University Library
Technical Services Unit                              2001 - 2003
 Deputy Head of Unit:
             Supervision of library housekeeping                                  2002 - 2009

MEMBERSHIP OF UNIVERSITY/SCHOOL COMMITTEES IN THE
UNIVERSITY WITH DATES:
·    Member committee panel on fraud and forgery investigation            2016
·    Member FUTO Journal Series editorial board                                      2015
·    Member Quality Assurance Committee FUTO                                      2015
·    Member of University Library weeding committee                              2014
·    Member career development in line to promote gender equality
and women empowerment FUTO                                                           2014-date
·    Co-ordinator taskforce team on inventory of books donated
to University                                                                                        2013-date
·    Secretary and member FUTNOTE Committee                                    2007- 2012
·    Member SMAT Board committees                                                     2010- date
·    Member SOSC Board committees                                                      2007-2009
·    Member SMAT Board committees                                                      2004-2006  
·    Treasurer and co-ordinator FUTO Library welfare thrift and loan committee  2003-   2006
·    Secretary and member FUTNOTE Committee                    2007- 2012
·    Member Committee on library staff appraisal                    2005- date  
UNIVERSITY TEACHING/ RESEARCH
·    Co-ordination of the Use of Library component of GST 102: Use of English lectures, location of time-table for teaching                                            2010-2012
·    Practicing Librarian at FUTO Library                                             2001-date
·    Co-ordinator for Library housekeeping                                          2010-date
·    Chairman faceted scheme library classification scheme for University archives. 2005                                                                            
·    Practicing Librarian at FUTO Library, Supervisor for Library housekeeping    2003- 2010                                                     
·    Teaching “Use of Library” component of GST 102: Use of English,         2003-date.
·    Supervision of  IT students and students on work aid                            2003-date
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP OF RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL BODY (IES)
·       Chartered Librarian of Nigeria                                                        2005-date
·    Member, America Library Association (ALA)                                     2014-date
·    Treasurer: Nigerian Library Association Imo State, chapter             2012 –date
·    Member FUTOWA                                                                          2011- date
·    Member academic and research library of NLA at                        2004 - date                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
·    Treasurer:  Nigerian Library Association, Imo State chapter            2005-2009
·    Member Association of Women Librarians of Nigeria                2004-date
·    Member Academic Staff Union FUTO chapter,                     2001-date
·    Member academic and research library of NLA at National and
State levels                                                                                               2004-date
·     Member Nigerian Union of Teachers                        1992-2004
·    Member Science Teachers Association of Nigeria                1992-2004      
·    First Chairman School Library Association Imo State chapter            1999-2002
·    Chairman medical/welfare committee for NLA National
Conferences held at Concord Hotel in Imo State.                                            2001

       COMMUNITY SERVICES
·    Secretary  CWO St Thomas Aquinas Cath. Chaplaincy FUTO               2014-date
·    Assistant Secretary  Owerri Arch diocesan Laity Council                            2014-date
·    Leader, Our Mother of Pepertual Help, Sacred Heart Parish
Akwakuma.                                                                                                2009-date
·    Member, Parish Pastoral Council, Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma            2009-date
·    Treasurer Nigerian Library Association Imo State Chapter                             2013-date
·    Leader, Teaching Ministry CCRN Amakohia, Uratta                      2007-2012
·    PRO, Ihioma Old Girls Association, Owerri branch                       2007-date
·    Financial Secretary CWO Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma                   2005-2007
·    Member, Orlu Zonal Welfare, FUTO                              2001-date

PUBLICATION IN REFERRED JOURNAL
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICAIONS

Umunnakwe,  A.C.R. Grand,B., Moahi, K. & Umunnakwe,G.C.(2017) Towards a model inputs evaluation for workplace HIV/AIDS IEC programme based on process of evaluation theoretical framework. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research, 9(6), 129-138 DOI: 10.5897/JAHR2016.0393. Article no 6A973DD64348 http://www.academicjournal.org/JAHR

 Iroeze P.C., Umunnakwe,G.C. & Eze, J.U.(2017) Library services for the physically challenged in        South-East Nigeria: Origin and challenges. International Journal of Advanced Library and Information Science. scientificloudournals.com/index.phpIJALIS/article/view/sci-511.

Eze, J. U., Ibegbulem, I. J. & Umunnakwe, G.C. (2016).  The use of information, awareness and communication in conflict resolution: Role of libraries in Southeast Nigeria. International Journal of Library and Information Science (LIS), 8(4) 27-35 http//www.academicjournal.org/IJLIS.

Umunnakwe,A.C.R.,   Grand,B., Umunnakwe,  G.C.,Moahi, K.H.,Mooko,N.P.&Abosi,C.O. (2016) Institutional support mechanisms for work place HIV and AIDS IEC programme :A case of hospitality facilities in Botswana. International Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education and Behavioral Science, 2(2), 4-12, Published online Oct.17th 2016 DOI:10.11648/j-ijhpebs,201

 Eke, F. M., Njoku, I. S., Umunnakwe,G.C. & Ogueri, E . (2016) Lecturers assessment of information resources and services in academic libraries in Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology Research, 4(3), 62-67.Available at www.researchpublish.com.
 
Umunnakwe, G. C., Iroeze, P.C. & Eze, J. U. (2016) Evaluation of the   questionnaire as a reliable research instrument in library and information science: A case study of library staff Federal University of Technology, Owerri. International Journal of Advanced Research 4(8)788-795 www.journalijar.com

Ekere, J.N., Anyanwu, E.U., Umunnakwe, G. C. & Oyemike, V.B. (2016) The role of community stakeholders and Ministry of Education in the effective implementation of school library guidelines (SLGs) in Nigeria schools. IFLA Library. URL: http://library.ifla.org/id/eprint/1400

Uchendu, E. M. & Umunnakwe, G. C. (2016) Importance of serials in promoting research and learning in Imo State University, Owerri. UNICORN International Journal of Contemporary Studies 2(2), 179-187
 
Umunnakwe, G.C.; Anunobi, C.V. & Iroeze, P.C. (2015) The home front and the role of women in sustaining a healthy home environment: A case study of FUTO women. International Journal of Gender and Development Issues 2(5) 85-95

Umunnakwe, G. C. & Eze, J. U. (2015) Information needs and resource provision    of secondary school teachers in Imo State, Nigeria: Male versus female teachers. University of Nebraska, Lincoln Library Philosophy and Practice (e- journal)

Dike A. C. & Umunnakwe, G. C, (2010) The role of academic seminars, Conferences and workshop in the Professional development of librarians. An International Journal of Information and Communication Technologist (ICT) 7(1), 221-228.

Umunnakwe G. C. & Nwachukwu, C. N. (2009) Indigenous Knowledge in Imo State: A case of Ife Community in Ezinhitte Local Government Area in     Imo State,     Nigeria. An International Journal of Information and Communication Technologist (ICT). 6 (1), 99-106.

Umunnakwe, G. C. & Nwachukwu, C. N. (2009) The role of Libraries in    achieving education in Owerri Municipal Council. H-Jolis heartland Journal   of Library and Information Science. 3(1 &2), 9-27.
   
Umunnakwe, G.C & Onyebinama, C.O. (2007) Academic library services in Imo State: The challenges so far. An International Journal of Information and Communication Technologist (ICT). 4(5),163-174

LOCAL PUBLICATION

Okoye, I. B.; Umunnakwe, G.C.; Moneke. P. & Abanobi, R. (2015) Survey of the availability of information resources in faculty and departmental libraries in the University: A case of FUTO & ABSU. Library and Information Science Digest 8, 15-19

Eze, J. U.; Umunnakwe, G.C. & Okonkwo, M.C. (2013) Library and information services for rural transformation in Nigeria: Public libraries in focus. Nigerian library link: Journal of Library and Information Science. A bi-annual publication of Enugu State University of Science and Technology Library, Enugu. 13 (1&2) 75 - 88.
 
Umunnakwe, G. C. (2011) Information Communication Technological Services as an avenue for creating job opportunities: A case study of GSM service operators within Akwakuma Junction in Owerri North Local Government Area     of Imo State. Journal of Library Information Science and Technology Ebonyi State University. 1 (4), 35 – 43.

Umunnakwe, G. C. (2010) Globalization: challenges and opportunities for Nigerian Libraries. Journal of Library Information Science and Teechnology. Ebonyi State University. (1), 60-68.

Iheaturu, A. M., Umunnakwe, G.C & Onyebinama, C.O. (2009) Shared catalogues and cataloguing: ICT as a catalyst. Nigerian Library Link : Journal of Library and Information Sciences –A bi-annual publication of Enugu State University of Science and Technology Library, Enugu. 7 (1&2), 41- 49).

Umunnakwe, G.C. (2009) Effective Information Provision as a Panacea for the     resolution of conflict in Autonomous Communities: A case study of Amiyi     Akah     Community. The Information Manager Journal of Library and     Information     Science Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria . 9(2), 15- 22.

Conference   Proceedings

Uzoigwe, C. I. & Umunnakwe, G. C. (2015) Marketing library services in Nigerian University: Issues and challenges. Presented at the 15th Annual conference of Nigerian Library Association, Enugu State Wednesday 25th- Fri 27th Nov. (Conference proceedings)

Umunnakwe, R. C., Grand, B. & Umunnakwe, G. C. (2009) Information needs and seeking behaviour of junior nurses in Botswana public health institutions. Presented at the 2nd National Conference Botswana Library Association July 30th – 1st August (Conference proceedings)

Books in main discipline and published by reputable publishers at the following levels:

Oyemike,V.B., Umunnakwe, G.C.& Dike, A. C. (2017) Provision of reference and information services in academic libraries through social media tools. In: R. A. Egunjobi., J.A.Akerele & F.E.Efosa (Eds) Integration of social media into library services in Nigeria in the 21st Century. Akungba  Akoko,  Ondo State: First Festschrift Publiations,151-163.
Oyemike,V.B., Umunnakwe, G.C & Nwauwa, E. B. (2017) Use of social media in resource sharing and inter-library loan.. In : R. A . Egunjobi., J.A.Akerele & F.E.Efosa (Eds) Integration of social media into library services in Nigeria in  the 21st Century. Akungba  Akoko,Ondo State: First Festschrift Publications, 294-301.

CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PAPERS PRESENTED

Umunnakwe, G.C. (2014) Collection development overview. Paper presented at the in-house training and workshop organized by the Research Training and Statistics unit of FUTO library for Academic and library officer cadre. 3rd-6th Nov

Umunnakwe G.C & Ukoha, I. J. (2014) Collection development: gift and exchange. Paper presented at the in-house training workshop organized by the Research Training and Statistics unit of FUTO library for Library Assistant to Supervisory carder. 3rd -6th Nov

Umunnakwe G.C & Oparajiaku, M. I. (2014) Collection development: document. Paper presented at the in-house training workshop organized by the Research Training and Statistics unit of FUTO library for Academic and library officer cadre. 3rd- 6th Nov.

Umunnakwe, G.C. & Njoku, A. (2014) Book selection and acquisition routines in FUTO library. Paper presented at the in-house training workshop organized by the Research Training and Statistics unit of FUTO library for Library Assistant to Supervisory Carder. 3rd -6th Nov.

Umunnakwe, G.C (2007). Documents Management Services. Paper presented at the, junior staff workshop for FUTO Library Staff held at ICT FUTO   Paper presented at the, junior staff workshop for FUTO Library Staff held at ICT FUTO Library, Imo State. 30th January, - 8th February

Umunnakwe,G.C. (2007) Computer applications in documents management. Paper presented at the, junior staff workshop for FUTO Library Staff held at ICT FUTO Library, Imo State. 30th January, - 8th February

Umunnakwe, G.C. & Onyebinama, C.O. (2006). Revisiting the legal deposit provisions of the Imo State Library Board Law 1977.  Paper Presented at the NLA Library Week/ AGM held at Imo State Library Board Owerri 13th – 16th November.

RESEARCH EXTENSION WORKS, SERVICES ON PUBLIC BODIES (Religious)

 Umunnakwe, G. C. (2016) A new spring time of Mercy: The church, the family and the world in perspective. Laity week lecture held at Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma.

Umunnakwe, G. C. (2014) Religious insecurity and fundamentalism. Laity week lecture held at Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma.

Umunnakwe, G.C. (2013) The identity and mission of the faithful. Laity week lecture held at Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma.

Umunnakwe, G.C. (2010) Nigerian culture, enculturation and priesthood in relation to African traditional Religion (ATR) Laity week lecture held at sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma. 11th March.

 Umunnakwe, G.C. (2009). Training the child the role of women. Lecture presented at the CWO Seminar held at Sacred Heart Parish Akwakuma 16th October.

Umunnakwe, G.C. (2009). Sexuality and stages in human development. Lecture presented at the catechetical week period held at Sacred heart parish Akwakuma 29th October. Held several talks, both at archdiocesan and parish levels of CCRN Owerri, in Imo State.

Have given several talks at the home and abroad August meetings of Umuele Town Union

CONFERENCES ATTENDED    
·    Participated at the 1st International conference and home coming held by the Department of Library and Information Science UNN 25th-30th June, 2017.
·    1st Internal training workshop of FUTO Journal Series held on 3rd April 2017 at Central Equipment/Instrument Maintenance Centre, Federal University of Technology, Owerri
·    Attended the 6th International conference for gender and global economic crisis: Issues, challenges and prospects, held by Institute of women ,gender and development studies (IWoGDS) 22nd-25th May 2017.(LOC)
·    A-4day training workshop on computer appreciation & application for Senior Library officers- Senior Librarians held at ICT unit FUTO Library,15th  -16th & 22nd-23rd March 2017.
·    Attended the 3rd Annual Seminar & Exhibition held at FUTO by National Association of Academic Technologist (NNAT) 8th-9th Dec 2016.Theme:  The role of Technologist in     Entrepreneurship Development
·    World Library and Information Congress 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly 13th -19th August 2016 /Columbus, Ohio, United States /Greater Columbus Convention Center
·    Resource person in the TEAL/AGORA training – of trainers workshop held at ICT Unit  FUTO 27th -29th June 2016                          
·    Advanced digital appreciation programme for tertiary institution (ADAPTI) Held at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 6th -10th June, 2016.
·    53rd NLA/ AGM National Conference held at Osun State 19th July- 22nd July 2015
·    1st International workshop held by the Essential Agricultural Library TEEAL/ Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa ( ITOCA) workshop at FUTO ICT Centre from Wed.    3rd- Fri. 5th June 2015.
·    Attended workshop organized by Research training and Statistics Unit of FUTO for Academic and library officer cadre and Library Assistant to supervising cadre 3rd – 6th Nov 2014.
·    Attended 43rd workshop for Cataloguing and Classification section of NLA held at Concord Hotel Owerri Aug 2014
·    4th International conference for gender development and environment organized by Centre for Women Gender and Development Studies held at Federal University of Technology, Owerri,25th-28th may 2015
·    3rd International conference for gender development and environment organized by Centre for Women Gender and Development Studies held at Federal University of  Technology, Owerri    Mon 28th-31st July 2014
·    NLA/AGM National conference Enugu, June 2014
·    Attended workshop for certified librarians, organized by Librarians Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), held at the National University Commission Abuja, Nigeria. May 18th-23rd 2014.
·    NLA/AGM National conference Calabar, June 2013
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State, Nov.  2013
·    International conference on Global Health issues, challenges and management, organized by the Centre for Women, Gender and Development Studies & the Institute of Environmental Studies Federal University of Technology, Owerri 2013.
·    50th   NLA/AGM National conference held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja from15th - 20th July 2012.
·    NLA/AGM National Conference Awka 2011
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State Chapter Nov 24th – 28th 2010
·    NLA/AGM National Conference Abuja 2010
·    Internet for Jobs: Budding capacity to create jobs using the internet held by Nigerian Internet Group (Nig) in conjunction with Federal University of Technology, Owerri November 28th  April 2010. 18.
·    Glaucoma Seminar/workshop held at FUTO, Feb 2010.
·    NLA/AGM National Conference Ibadan 2009
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State Chapter November, 2009
·    Training Workshop on accessing FUTO subsides on-line resources HINARI, AGORA, OARE, EBSCO HOST, organized by Centre for Agricultural Research FUTO with the University Library ICT department FUTO Library Jan, 2009
·    Awareness workshop on intellectual property creation and protection for Nigeria Universities and Research Institutions held in October 2008, at FUTO.
·    46th NLA/AGM National Conference Akwa Ibom 2007.
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State Chapter November, 2007
·    Junior Staff Training/Workshop held at the ICT Unit of FUTO Library 2007.
·    ICT Workshop on ALICE for windows held at FUTO Library 2006.
·    44th NLA/AGM National Conference Abuja 2006
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State Chapter November, 2006
·    NLA/AGM Library week Imo State Chapter December 2005.
·    42nd NLA/AGM National Conference Akure 2004.    
·    NLA/AGM Library Week Imo State Chapter December, 2004
·    NLA/AGM Library Week Imo State Chapter December, 2003.
·    23rd AGM/NLA Cataloguing and classification conference Ilorin November 2003 NLA.
·    NLA/AGM ASCON Topo Badagry Lagos. June, 2002


REFEREES
1.    Prof. Okoro Ogbobe
        Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics)
        Federal University of Technology, Owerri

2.    Prof M.C.Ofoh
       Crop Science & Technology
       Federal University of Technology, Owerri

3.    Dr (MRS) C.V. Anunobi
        University Librarian
        Federal University of Technology, Owerri
    .