PROF Zakari Mohammed,fnim,fnla is a Professor of Library and Information Science in the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. I am from Abaji in Abaji Area Council, Federal Capital Territory (F.C.T.).

He joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University as Graduate Assistant in 1981 and rose to the rank of Professor of Library and Information Science in 1998. He possesses the following academic qualifications: Teacher Grade 11(1974), Diploma in Library Science (1977), Bachelor of Library Science (1980), Graduate Certificate in Education (1980), Master of Library Science (1983), Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science (1991) and Master of Business Administration (1998).

He has to his credit 54 peered reviewed journal publications; 17 published conference proceedings; 14 chapters in books; 85 conference and Seminar papers; attended 114 conferences and training workshops within and outside the country; successfully undertook 19independent researches; and successfully supervised and graduated 19 PhD,3 MPhil, and 74 Master degree candidates.

He has travelled far and wide in some African, European and Southern America countries as researcher, scholar, delegate and visitor.