GLA Council 10: Member - Solomon Sulemani

Solomon Bayugo Sulemani

Chartered Member GLA

  • Council Member since November, 2012
  • Secretary General- Association of Health Information  and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) October, 2012 to date.  
  • Vice Secretary General of the Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa 2010 -2012    

Present postion and contact details

Senior Assistant Librarian (Head User Services Unit)

College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Library Department

P.O. KB 25 Korle- Bu 

Tel: +233 (0)244 219514

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Education

  • Master of Philosophy (M Phil) Library Studies University of Ghana, 2009      
  • Master of Arts (M.A) Library Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A) (Hons.), Social Work/Sociology, University of Ghana, Legon, 1996
  • Diploma in Librarianship, University of Ghana, Legon, 1991
  • Certificate in Librarianship, University of Ghana, Legon, 1987

Work experience

University of Ghana Medical School Library now College of Health Sciences Library, University of Ghana from 1983 to date 2014. 31years of service experience 12 years have been at management level.

 

Consultancies Undertaken 

Consultancies were undertaken at these institutional Libraries where the libraries were professionally organized and automated. This also included advice on collection development, circulation human and other resource needs of the library

  • Mount Olivet Methodist Academy Library, Dansoman, 2007
  • Christian Home School Library, Dansoman, 2006
  • Organization of Greenhill School of Nursing and Midwifery, 2009
  • Re-organization of Mensah Sarbah Hall and Social Work Libraries, University of Ghana, Legon 1994-1995

Research and Professional Interests

  • Information Literacy 
  • Information Retrieval
  • Reference Information Services
  • Information Seeking Behavior of Health Sciences Students and Faculty
  • Electronic Resource Management
  • Health Sciences Library/Information Management.
  • Total Quality Management and Health Sciences Libraries
  • The  Librarian and the Changing Approaches to Medical Education 

 

Publications

  • Sulemani Bayugo Sulemani (2011) Total Quality Management: Clients’ Perspective in a Health Sciences Library. (Book) Publisher, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiegesellschaft, Saabruken, Germany. 
  • Sulemani, Bayugo Sulemani (2007) Information Seeking Behaviour of Health Sciences Faculty at the College of Health of Health Sciences, University of Ghana. Information Development vol. 23 no.1 pp. 63-70.
  • Sulemani, Solomon Bayugo (2003) The Impact of CD-ROM in the University of Ghana Medical School Library.   Information Development, Vol. 19 no.1 pp. 35-41
  • Mosha, Neema. Florence and Solomon Bayugo Sulemani (2012) Health Information seeking behavior among small farmers at Kilimanjaro. Region. www.scholarly-journals.com/sjm/.../Mosha%20and%20Sulemani.pdf?

Papers Presented

  • Users’ Right to Information Versus the Right to Copyright of Authors; Responsibilities of Librarians in the West African Context. Paper Presented at the Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon on the 18th February, 2014.
  • Users’ Right to Information Versus the Right to Copyright of Authors; Responsibilities of Librarians in the West African Context. Paper Presented at WAHO/WAHIDN Workshop on Libraries, Copyright and Open Access, Bobo-Diuolasso, Burkina Faso; 2nd to 5th December, 2013.
  • Online Electronic Resource Use and Information Retrieval Skills among Postgraduate Biomedical Students of the College of Health Sciences; University of Ghana. Paper presented at the Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA 13th) Congress held in Praia, Cape Verde from 15th to 19th October, 2012
  • Health Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour Among Small Farmers at Kilmanjaro Region-Tanzania. Paper presented at the Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA 13th) Congress held in Praia, Cape Verde from 15th to 19th October, 2012
  • E-resources, Search Techniques and Information Retrieval Presented at  workshop on Grant Proposal Writing, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana , Examination Hall; Korle – Bu, 24th -27th March, 2012. , Examination Hall; Korle – Bu, 3Oth August, 2011.
  • The Library as a Partner in Medical Education. Presented at the Monthly Research Forum of the University of Ghana Medical School, Examination Hall; Korle – Bu, 3Oth August, 2011.
  • The Changing Role of Health Sciences Librarian; the Educational Dimension. Paper presented at the Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA) Congress held in Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou from the 11th to 15th October, 2010.
  • The Changing Paradigms in Medical Education and the Changed Role of the Health Sciences Librarian. Some Recommendations. Presented at the Monthly Research Forum of the University of Ghana Medical School Examination Hall, Korle – Bu 26th October, 2010. 
  • Total Quality Management of the College of Health Sciences Library; the Client Perspective. Paper presented at the Senior Administrative and Professionals forum of the College of Health Sciences of the University of Ghana, 27th October, 2009 at the Charles Easmons Conference Room Korle – Bu.

 

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