Dr. ABDULKADIR, Aliyu, born 15 June 1974 in Kaduna, Kaduna State. Attended Yusuf Dantsoho Primary School G.R.A. Kaduna 1980-1986; Rimi College, Kaduna 1986-1992; K.S.C.O.E Kafanchan (NCE)1993-1996; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (B. Library and Information Science) 1998-2002; (MLS) 2006-2011; (PhD) 2012-2016;A Certified Librarian of Nigeria (2011).
Attended 22 continuous professional development programmes from 2003 to date in Nigeria, USA, South Africa, and Greece. Appointed Head of Unit Information Retrieval 2005-2007; Head of Unit Serial Management 2007-2009; Repository Manager, (Digitisation) 2010-2014; Head of Division, ICT Kashim Ibrahim Library 2012-2016; Acting Head of Department 2016-2017; University Librarian 2017-Date. Taught 11 undergraduate and 9 postgraduate courses, supervised 72 undergraduate project and 45 postgraduate dissertation from 2011-2019.
Served the community as (Agricultural Library Coordinator), (Assistant Secretary and Secretary) NLA Kaduna State Chapter, 2015 General Elections Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) and NLA Kaduna State Chapter, (Chairman). International Conference attended 2008 LITA (Library and Information Technology Association) National Forum Cincinnati, OH. American Library Association; Illinois Library Association 2008 Annual Conference, September, Navy Pier Chicago. USA.; IFLA/WLIC 2019 Athens Greece. 35 publications in Journals, Conferences and Proceedings both local and International. Hobbies: Writing, Reading & Traveling. Married with Children.