DR. VICTOR CHUKS NWOKEDIFIASR, CLN

University Librarian

Dr. Victor Chuks Nwokedi is the current Plateau State University Librarian. He hails from Onitsha LGA of Anambra State, and was born in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. He had his primary education (1975-1981) at Artisan Quarters Primary School, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. Victor also attended St. John Bosco Secondary School Doma, Nassarawa State, Nigeria (1981-1982) and St. Murumba College Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria (1982-1986). After which, he attended University of Jos (1986-1990) where he obtained B.Sc. Honors Degree in Botany. Chuks in 1995 obtained a Master (M.Sc.) Degree in Applied Microbiology and Plant Pathology, from University of Jos. Dr. Nwokedi, also obtained another Master Degree in Library Science (MLS), in 2005 from University of Maiduguri. In 2017, Dr. V. C. Nwokedi, graduated from University of Maiduguri with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Science. Dr. Nwokedi had twenty-four years (24) working experience (practical experience) in University of Jos Library, where he held so many positions. In 2017, Chuks joined the Department of Social Science Education, Library and Information Science Unit, and that same year, he became a Senior Lecturer and appointed Head, Library and Information Science Unit. He was given a fellowship award: Fellow International Agency for Standards and Ratings (FIASR), by an International Agency, based in USA, for his outstanding contributions to the development of Information Science through outstanding publications. Dr. Chuks has published Five (5) text books and over fifty (50) articles in both local and international Journals. Professionally, Dr. Chuks was the Chairman of Nigeria Library Association, Plateau State Chapter (2010 - 2013) and a Member of the Prestigious National Council of NLA (2010 - 2013). Dr. Chuks is also a Certified Librarian of Nigeria (CLN). He was the Maiden Editor-in-chief of Tin-city Journal of Library, Archival and Information Science (2010 - 2015) - Published by the NLA, Plateau State Chapter. He is currently, the Chairman of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Social Science Education - the Journal is published by the Department of Social Science Education, University of Jos. Dr. Nwokedi, is also an Editor of International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review, the journal is Published in University of Jordan. Dr. Chuks loves reading latest developments in Library and Information Science, Playing Football, Visiting Friends and Playing Scramble word game. Dr. Nwokedi is happily married to a Librarian Mrs. Grace Iyabo Nwokedi and they have three children.