Wednesday, 25 September 2013

BU LIBRARIAN AS GUEST SPEAKER AT THE OGUN STATE NLA LIBRARY WEEK/QUIZ COMPETITION


The University Librarian, Professor Clara C. Okoro will deliver a career talk during the Ogun State Chapter of the Nigerian Library Association 'Library Week' holding on October 3, 2013. The week long activities include a one-day interactive session with selected secondary school students and quiz competition for senior secondary school students in Abeokuta. The purpose was to arouse in our children, positive reading habit. The interactive session holds at the Simeon Adebo Library, Kuto, Abeokuta by 11.00 a.m prompt.

Monday, 26 August 2013

ACCREDITATION OF MEDICAL LABORATORY RESOURCES

The University Library on August 22 hosted personnel from the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) for the accreditation of Medical Laboratory Science resources.

ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS

Dr. (Mrs.) Rachael Aina (Deputy Librarian) led other Librarians to the orientation programme for freshers (new students) at the Wilfred Riley Auditorium on Monday, August 19, 2013. The new students were briefly introduced to library operations and services.

Friday, 21 June 2013

NLA OGUN STATE CHAPTER MID YEAR AGM/CONFERENCE

Librarians from the University Library will be attending the Nigeria Library Association (NLA) Ogun State Chapter Mid Year AGM/Conference at the NSCDC Training Centre, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOG (OPAC)

The University Library has since June 2010 implemented the use of an Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) for easy access to its collections. The resource is user friendly hence to search for any material within and outside the library could be done easily with the use of keyword, author, title, call number and any other search term. All the subscribed e-journals are made available through the OPAC for easy access. Kindly access the OPAC via http://library.babcock.edu.ng/ Also check http://www.slideshare.net/someluzor/how-to-use-babcock-university-library-opac?from_search=1 for tutorial on how to use the resource.
Do not hesitate to contact any of the Librarians should you have any challenge(s) or email omeluzors@babcock.edu.ng

Monday, 10 June 2013

LRCN CERTIFIED BU LIBRARIANS

No fewer than three Librarians from Babcock University Library and three Faculty members from the Department of Information Resources Management were on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 certified by the Librarian’s Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN). The ceremony which held at the NUC auditorium, Abuja had the Minister of Education and other dignitaries in attendance. The certified Librarians and Faculty members include
1. Dr. Vincent Unegbu
2. Dr. Doris Onuoha
3. Dr. Ezinwayi Madukoma
4. Mrs. Sussan Ogbuiyi
5. Miss Hannah Amadi and
6. Miss Glory Ononyoyan
Some highlights of the occasion are available on http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/7502346/674509565/name/Photographs

Sunday, 9 June 2013

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

2012– 2013 School Year

FIRST SEMESTER

Aug 13-19, 2012
University Colloquium
Aug 20-31
Freshmen Orientation & Registration
Aug 27-31
Returning Students’  Registration
Aug  28
Parents Consultative Forum (PCF) (1100hrs)
Aug 29-30
Governing Council Regular Session
Sept. 3
Classes begin; Late Registration Effective
Sept. 13
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)
Sept. 17
BU DAY
Sept. 20
Senate
Sept. 27
Congregation
Sept. 28
First Semester registration closes
Sept. 28
Last day to enter any class or complete a   change of program: No fees refund after this date
Oct. 1
Nigeria’s National Day Celebrations
Oct. 4
Inaugural Lecture
Oct. 9
Academic Advisers Council
Oct. 11
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)
Oct. 15-19
University Research and Development Fair
Oct. 15-20
Week of Spiritual Emphasis
Oct. 19
Senate  (1600hrs)
Oct.22-26
Mid Semester Examinations
Oct. 24
Inauguration of Graduating Class
Oct. 25
Congregation (1600hrs)
Nov. 15
Academic Standards Board  (1600hrs)
Nov. 22
Senate (1600hrs)
Nov. 29
University Matriculation  (1100hrs)
Dec. 6-14
First Semester Examinations
Dec. 13
Academic Standards Board  (1600hrs)
Dec  15
Semester Break
Dec 17-21
Submission of First Semester grades
SECOND SEMESTER

Jan 3-4
Faculty & Staff Orientation
Jan 3-4
Second Semester Registration
Jan 7
Classes Begin; Late Registration Effective
Jan  8
Parents Consultative Forum
Jan  10
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)
Jan 16-18
Governing Council Regular Session
Jan 17
Senate (1600hrs)
Jan 28
Second Semester Registration ends

Jan 28
Last day to enter any class or  Complete a change of program. No fees refund after this date
Jan 31
Congregation (1600hrs)
Feb 4-8
Departmental and School meeting

Feb 4-8
NAAS Week
Feb 11-15
Research Fair
Feb 13
Academic Advisers Council
Feb 14
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)
Feb 21
Senate (1600hrs)
Feb 17-24
Week of Spiritual Emphasis
Feb 25-Mar 1
Mid semester Examinations
Feb 28
Congregation (1600hrs)
March 4-8
Departmental and School meeting
March   7
BU Inaugural Lecture
March  11-15
Careers  Week
March            14
Academic Standards  Board (1600hrs)
March            21
Senate (1600hrs)
March            28
Congregation (1600hrs)
April 1-5
Departmental and School meeting
April  1-30
20/20 Online  registration and Portal opens

April 4
Eminent Persons Day
April 11-18
Second Semester Examinations
April 30
Submission of grades

May  2
Examination Senate
May  23
Regular Senate (1600hrs)
11TH GRADUATION CEREMONIES
MAY 27 – JUNE  2, 2013

May 26
PCF Luncheon
May 30
Alumni and Connectivity (10.am)
May 30
Graduating Class Banquet (6.45pm)
May 31
Tree Planting by overall best student  (10.00am)
May 31
Dedication of Class Project (11.00am)

June 31
Consecration  Service
June 1
Baccalaureate Service  (6.45pm)
June 2
Commencement Service
JANUARY ADMISSION 2013

Jan 3
Arrival
Jan 4-11
Orientation/Registration
Jan 31
Matriculation
Mar 4-8
Mid Semester examination
April 18-25
First Semester examination
SUMMER SEMESTER

May 6
Arrival and Registration
May 13
Classes Begin
May 13
Late Registration Begins
May 13
Last day to enter class
May 16
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)
May 23
Senate (1600hrs)
May 19-26
Week of Spiritual Emphasis
May 30
Congregation
June
Department and School meetings

June 10-14
Mid Summer Examinations
June 13
Academic Standards Board (1600hrs)

June 20
Senate (1600hrs)
June 27
Congregation
July 1-5
Final Summer Semester Examination
July 6
End of Summer School