Personal Details

 

Name:Orokor, Shadrach Obi Andrew

Rank/Status:Chief Library Officer

Department/Faculty: The Library Rivers State University of Science and

Technology, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Nationality: Nigeria

 

Qualification

  • B. Sc.(Hons.)  Mass Communication, With Second Class Upper, (2007) RSUST
  • Diploma in Computer Studies (2001) RSUST
  • Diploma in Librarianship, With Credit, (1989) U.I.
  • West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC), 8 papers, (1999)
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE), 2 papers, (1983)
  • West African School Certificate (WASC),5 papers, Third Division (1980)
  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC), Pass Level, (1975)

Professional Certification

    • Member, Nigerian Library Association (NLA), With Reg./Certificate No: NLA/ 01195
    • Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Library Association, Rivers State Chapter (NLA, R/S) 2005 -2011
    • Auditor, Nigerian Library Association, Rivers State Chapter (NLA, R/S) 2011-2012
    • 2nd Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Library Association, Rivers State Chapter (NLA, R/S) 2012, to date

Publication/Productive Works

  1. Orokor, Shadrach Obi. A. (1989). A Bibliography of Theses Submitted to the Faculty of Agriculture, RSUST, Port Harcourt, 1976-1987. Being a Project Submitted to the Department of Library, Archival and Information Science (LARIS), University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
  2. Orokor, Shadrach Obi. A. (2001). Application of Computers in Communications. A Project submitted to the Computer Centre, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
  3. Orokor, Shadrach Obi. A. (2007). Public Relations Strategies and Effective Utilization of Resources in Academic Libraries. A case of the Library System, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. Being a Project Submitted to the Mass Communication Department, Faculty of Management Sciences, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
  4. Orokor, Shadrach Obi. A. (2009). Staff Behaviors to the Clientele. A Paper Presented at the Workshop Organized By the Rivers State College of Arts and Science for the Library Staff on 8th -10th June.
  5. Orokor, Shadrach Obi. A. (2010). Public Relations: The Behavioral Approach to Quality Library Service Delivery. A Paper Presented at the Library Re-training Workshop Programme Organized By the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt on 16th August -1st September.

Conference/Workshop Attended

  • “ABUJA 2010”, 48th National Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held in African Hall, International Conference Centre, Zone 5, Wuse, Abuja from 18th July – 23rd July 2010. Theme: “Knowledge Management for National Development”.
  • “OYO 2009”, 47th National Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held in Jogor Centre, Oyo State from 26th July – 31st July 2009. Theme: “Libraraires Create Futures: Building on Cultural Heritage”.
  • HINARI/AGORA/ OARE User Trainer Workshop, An Electronic Journal Access Training Workshop, held at the ICT Unit for All Library Staff of RSUST, Port Harcourt, from 11th to 19th December, 2008.
  • “AREWA 2008”, 46TH National Conference/AGM of the Nigerian Library Association held in Kaduna, Kaduna State from 1st June – 6th June 2008., Theme: “Libraries Without Borders”.
  • “JOS 2006”, National Interactive Seminar on “Management in an Automated Environment”, Organized by the National Library of Nigeria, Plateau State Branch, Bukuru Road, Jos.
  • “ABEOKUTA 2006”, 26th Annual Cataloguing, Classification and Indexing Seminar/Workshop held in Abeokuta, 29th October – 3rd November, 2006. Theme: “Resource Sharing in Cataloguing, Bibliographic and Indexing Services in an ICT Age”.
  • “OSUN 2005”, 25th Annual Cataloguing, Classification and Indexing Seminar/Workshop held in Osogbo, 23rd -27th October, 2005. Theme: “The Challenges of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to Cataloguing and Bibliographic Services”.
  • “LOKOJA 2004”, 24th Annual Cataloguing, Classification and Indexing Seminar/Workshop held in Kabba, Lokoja 17th - 23rd October, 2004. Theme: “Strategy for Managing Technical Services in Libraries and information Centres”.

Community Service

  • Chairman, Scholarship Committee, Independence Boys Meeting, Ahai Ogbakiri
  • Secretary, Education Committee, Ahai Ogbakiri
  • Secretary/Financial Secretary, Eleoma Age Grade, Ahai Ogbakiri
  • Bishop’s Nominee to Synod, (Anglican Communion) Diocese of Ikwerre
  • Member, Elites Forum, Ahai Ogbakiri

Work Experiences

  • Library Assistant, 1st April 1982
  • Senior Library Assistant, 1st October 1986
  • Library Officer (By Regrading), 12th January, 1990
  • Higher Library Officer, 1st October, 1992
  • Senior Library Officer, 1st October, 1995
  • Principal Library Officer, 1st October, 1998
  • Assistant Chief Library Officer, 1st October, 2005
  • Deputy Chief Library Officer, 1st October, 2008
  • Chief Library Officer, 1st October, 2011

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