ADEKUNLE Paul Adesola

ADEKUNLE Paul Adesola

Librarian I


Adekunle Adesola, a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN), currently heads the Periodical Section of the library and had at various times headed the Cataloguing and Classification as well as Information Access Management sections of Timothy Olagbemiro Library, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree B. Sc. (Hons) Political Science and Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.S.) both from the University of Ibadan. He has attended a lot of trainings, conferences and workshops on Social Media and Web 2.0 applications for information gathering, processing and dissemination, Open Source Management Software for institutional repository, etc. In addition to his highly demanding professional and administrative duties, Adekunle teaches information literacy as an academic librarian in Bowen University. A savant of information science and au fait with ICTs and library software, Adekunle has published sizable number of articles in reputable and peer-reviewed international journals. His research interests include social media applications, library software, assistive and interactive technologies, current and emerging ICTs, digitization, digital and information literacy, information retrieval, competitive intelligence, information use/user studies, information theories and knowledge management.


  • Master of Library and Information Studies, University of Ibadan, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University of Ibadan, 1992
  • Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN) , Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria, 2005


  • Adekunle, P. A. & Olla, G. O. O. (2018). Unlocking the unlimited potentials of Koha OSS/ILS for library house-keeping functions: A global view. In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (ed.) Optimizing contemporary applications and processes in open source software. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 124-163.
  • Adekunle, P. A. & Olla, G. O. (2015). Social media applications and the library: An expository discourse. In Tella, A. (ed.) Social media strategies for dynamic library service development. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 41-70.
  • Adekunle, P. A.& Ojemola, O. I. (2022). An Assessment of the use of electronic databases by academic staff, Bowen University, Nigeria. International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS), 11(1)
  • Adekunle, P. A., Olla, G. O. O., Olajide, A. A., Osuji, C. N. & Adedoyin, A. O. (2019). Attitude of undergraduate students to information literacy: Bowen University experience. Journal of Balkan Libraries Union, 6(1), 1-11.
  • Adekunle, P. A. & Olla, G. O. O. (2019). “Bridging the digital divide in Nigerian information landscape: The role of the library”. International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC), 10(3), 10-31.
  • Olla, G.O.O., Adekunle, P.A., Oshiname, R.M. & Ajayi, A.O. (2019). “Measuring customer satisfaction in Bowen University Library, Nigeria”. International Journal of Library and Information Services (IJLIS), 8(2), 1-21.
  • Adekunle, P. A., Olla, G. O., Oshiname, R. M. & Tella A. (2015).” Reports generation with Koha ILS: Examples from Bowen University library, Nigeria”. International Journal of Digital Library Systems (IJDLS), 5(2), 18-34.
  • Tella, A., Adetoro, N. & Adekunle, P. A. (2009). “Global System of Mobile Communication (GSM) in Nigeria”. East African Journal of Information Sciences (EAJIS), 2(2), 105-115.
  • Tella, A. & Adekunle, P. A. (2009). “Bridging the digital chasm from the perspective of cognitive restructuring: The African case”. In Olatokun, M. W. (ed,) Managing information in the digital era, Proceedings of First DLIS Biennial International Conference 14-16 October, 2009, Department of Library and Information Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana, 224-238.
  • Adekunle, P. A. & Tella, A. (2008). “Nigeria SMEs participation in electronic economy: Problems and the way forward”. Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce (JIBC), 12(3), 1-13.
  • Adekunle, P. A., Omoba, R. O. & Tella, A. (2007).”Attitudes of librarians in selected Nigerian Universities toward the use of ICT”. Library Philosophy and Practice. 1-8.(ix) Tella, A., Tella, A. & Adekunle, P. A. (2007). “An assessment of librarian social competence and information technology self-efficacy: Implications for library practice in the digital era”. PNLA Quarterly 71(4), 12-16.