Ayodele John Alonge
University of Ibadan
Institution: University of Ibadan
Area of Research: Efficacy of Social Media and Mobile Technology Use for HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Prevention among Teenagers in South-West Nigeria
Dr. Ayodele John Alonge holds PhD in Communication and Information Studies from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi, Kenya; Master of Publishing and Copyright Studies (MPCS) and Bachelor of Library and Information Studies (B.LIS) with Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN). He is a lecturer at the Department of Library Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He also serves as Regional Adviser -Sub-Saharan Africa Region for Emerald Group Publishing, United Kingdom since 2014. He is the Coordinator of the Nigeria Library Association (NLA) Digital Communication Crew with responsibility of managing all social media platforms of the association. He is the Nigeria Ambassador on the International Librarians Network (ILN) professional mentorship program. For his PhD, he worked on Social Media Use for HIV/AIDS communication among young people. He has deep interest in emerging technologies in Libraries, Digital library, Health information system, and health communication, new media, e- Library, e-Publishing, Health Information System and Social media for communication. Dr. Alonge’s post PhD research interests and aspirations is to explore further the new media (Social media ) application for health communication and possibility of using animation for health communication among youth in Africa.