OLAWALE Gabriel Sola (CLN)

OLAWALE Gabriel Sola (CLN)

Librarian II


Mr. Olawale Gabriel Sola hails from Ede, Osun State, Nigeria.  He holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from University of Ibadan (2001) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education/Social Studies from University of Ilorin (1991).  He is a certified Librarian by the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN), an active member of the Nigerian Library Association (NLA), Osun State Chapter and also a Member, Nigerian Union of Teachers, Osun State Chapter.

He joined the service of Bowen University in August 2015 as a Librarian II.  He works as a Cataloguer and teaches the undergraduate students information literary skills and use of library and information technology among other responsibilities he carries out.

He has published in peer-reviewed reputable journals, among his publications are “Preference for and access to media resources as predictors of in-school adolescents knowledge of sexual and reproductive health issues in Lagos State” (2017) and “Security management and challenges in Polytechnic libraries in Osun State, Nigeria” (2018). Ongoing research includes: “Impact of emerging technologies on research productivity of academic staff in Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State”.

Olawale has attended conferences and is married with four children.


  • Masters Degree (M.L.S.) in Library Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 2001
  • B.A. Education/Social Studies, University of Ilorin, 1991


  • Wasiu Olajide Lawal and Olawale Gabriel Sola 2017: “Preference for and Access to Media Resources as predictors of In-School Adolescents knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health Issues in Lagos State”. Journal of Information and knowledge management. Vol. 8, No;(4) (2017, pg 24 - 42) ISSN: 2141 – 4297 (print) ISSN: 2360 – 994X (e-version).
  • Oyintola Isiaka Amusa, Gabriel Sola Olawale, Blessing Babawale Amusan “Security Management and Challenges in Polytechnic Libraries in Osun State, Nigeria” Journal of Applied Information Science and Technology, 2018, Vol.11 No. 1 pg 149 – 157 (e-version)