University of Ibadan - ADHL Node

About Node

The African Digital Health Library (ADHL), University of Ibadan (UI), Nigeria node is an accessible online repository of research output of students and faculty in the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. The ADHLUI, consists of Ph.D. theses, Master of Public Health (MPH) dissertations and projects from four faculties namely Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dentistry and Public Health. The repository includes both digitized and born digital theses and dissertations. The purpose of the ADHL-UI is to make accessible and preserve in perpetuity theses and dissertations in the university. It is also meant to create visibility for the researchers and the university as a whole. The repository will be useful to students, faculty and other researchers interested in the health sciences researches conducted in UI during the last six decades.

Funded by the Office of Global AIDS/U.S. Department of State and the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, the ADHL is a collaborative initiative of medical librarians in six African institutions namely Kenya Methodist University (Kenya), University of Science, Techniques and Technology of Bamako (Mali), University of Ibadan (Nigeria), University of Nairobi (Kenya), University of Zambia and University of Zimbabwe.

The ADHL-UI is hosted at E. Latunde Odeku Medical Library with support of the University Library (Kenneth Dike Library).

Project Team

Grace A. Ajuwon, MLS, Ph.D, (CLN, JP)

Principal Investigator

Grace Ajuwon earned her Bachelors’ degree in Anthropology (BA), Master (MLS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Library and Information Science from the University of Ibadan Nigeria. She is currently a Principal Librarian in charge of reference/ information, reader’s services and coordinator of the digital repository for theses and dissertations at the E. Latunde Odeku Medical Library (ELOML), College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. She has presented papers at both national and international conferences and has published scholarly articles in peer-review journals including the Journal of Medical Library Association. Grace is a trainer and has been conducting information literacy training / bibliographic instructions within and outside of her institution for students, faculty, scientists, researchers and health care professionals during the past two and half decades. She has also won several fellowship awards including the Medical Library Association Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship, National Library of Medicine (NLM), Associate Fellowship and Commonwealth Professional Fellowship. She is a recipient of many grant awards including the Ingenta Research Award, University of Ibadan Senate Research grant, IFLA /FAIFE Grant, Elsevier Foundation Innovative Libraries Grant Award, among others.

Michael Chigbundu

Document scanning & Uploading

Toyin Olutola

Document scanning