The University Librarian
Mr. Richard Olorunsola assumed duty as the University Librarian on 1st November, 2011. He was born on 5th March, 1956. Mr. Olorunsola was until his appointment the Deputy University Librarian, Redeemer’s University, Mowe, Ogun State.
He obtained a Diploma in Library Science from Amadu Bello University, Zaria in 1978, B.L.S Degree in the same University in 1988 and M.L.S Degree from the University of Ibadan in 1999. Mr. Olorunsola is a member of Nigerian Library Association, Academic and Research Libraries, and Cataloguing and Classification and Indexing Section of the Nigerian Library Association.
His work experience of over 30 years began in National Library of Nigeria, Lagos. He has worked in Ondo State College of Arts and Science, Ikare-Akoko, University of Ilorin, and Igbinedon University, Okada.
While at the University of Ilorin, he was the Secretary to the Nigerian Library Association, Kwara State Chapter, from 1998 – 2002. Mr. Olorunsola presently serves as Editorial member of prestigious journals in Library and Information Science in Nigeria. Also serves as assessors for five reputable journals in Nigeria. Also, he has served as external assessor for the appointment of College and University Librarians in Nigeria. Mr. Olorunsola is widely published in both local and foreign journals. He is married and blessed with children.