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Obasola Ireti Oluwaseun

University of Ibadan

Country: Nigeria

Institution: University of Ibadan

Area of Research: Mothers' Perception of ICT use by Health Workers and Disseminated Information on Maternal Health Practices in Nigeria


Bio:

My background is in Computer Science with Economics(Bsc.) and Library, Archival and Information Science (MLIS and PhD). I am an academic librarian in charge of the Systems units at the E.Latunde Odeku Medical Library, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. I became a certified Librarian in 2012. I am a member of the Nigeria Library Association and American Library Association. I teach online literature search and reference management at the Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Ibadan, as an associate lecturer. I also coordinate the CARTA Librarian Group. I just concluded my PhD project which focused on the use of information and communication technology(ICT) tools in disseminating maternal and child health information to mothers, as well it influence on maternal and child health practices in Nigeria. Currently, I am working at the British Library in London as a Chevening research fellow, on a project tagged “Big Data and Libraries”. I will finish the project at the end of 2017. My research work have focused on the use of ICT in delivering information services to different categories of people, especially pregnant women and young people, health information seeking behaviour , use of library and digitisation projects.