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Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ansah | Library and Information Science award | Excellence in Innovation

Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ansah , University of Ghana, Legon , Ghana 

🎓 Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ansah is a distinguished Senior Information Specialist, accomplished Researcher, and seasoned Senior Lecturer, bringing over 15 years of expertise in academia and information management. With a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of South Africa (UNISA), coupled with a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Information Studies from the University of Ghana (UG), Samuel has established himself as a leader in digital transformation and knowledge dissemination. As a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, he spearheads innovative courses in Computer Applications, Database Management, and Information Systems. Samuel’s research prowess spans diverse fields, with a focus on library services, educational technologies, and digital transformation. His commitment to advancing digital repositories is evident through his leadership as Head of Digitization and Institutional Repository at UG, overseeing groundbreaking initiatives like the University of Ghana Digital Collections. Samuel’s multifaceted expertise encompasses project management, research consultation, and digital preservation, making him a trailblazer in the ever-evolving landscape of information science. 🌐📚

Professional Profiles:

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Professional Skills:

  • Digitization Techniques and Equipment
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Preservation Best Practices
  • Project Management
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property
  • User Training and Support
  • Research Skills (Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis)
  • Digital Library/Repository Software (OMEGA, DSpace, CONTENTdm)
  • Library Management Software (Sierra, Koha)
  • Cataloging and Metadata Standards
  • Electronic Resources Management
  • Information Organization and Classification
  • Familiarity with Web-based Services, Databases, and Search Engines

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Information Science, University of South Africa (UNISA), 2016-2021
  • M.Phil. in Information Studies, University of Ghana, 2012-2013
  • B.A. in Information Studies, University of Ghana, 2006-2010

Professional Experience:

  • Head of Digitization and Institutional Repository, University of Ghana, Legon (2015 – Present)
  • Acting Head of Bindery Unit (Technical Service), University of Ghana, Legon (2020 – 2022)
  • Treasurer, Senior Common Room, Mensah Sarbah Hall, University of Ghana (2019 – Present)

Teaching Experience:

Samuel has instructed courses at various institutions, covering subjects such as Computer Applications, Database Management, Information Systems, and Telecommunication.

Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ansah | Library and Information Science award | Excellence in Innovation

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