PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PHILIPS AYENI - Professional experience

Professional Experiences

  • Fidelis Oditah & Co, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
    Assistant Law Librarian (May 2016 – August 2018)
  • Sunshine International High School, Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria
    School Librarian (February 2014 – September 2014)

Service Experiences


  • Peer- Reviewer, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) (August 2022 – Present)
  • Co-Chair, 2023 Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS/ACSI) Annual Conference planning committee (October 2022 – June 2023).
  • Volunteer, Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) Graduate Network of Post Graduate Students Society of McGill University (October 2022 – August 2023).
  • Student Board member, Information Matters (December 2021 – August 2022)
  • PhD Students’ representative, McGill Information Studies Students’ Association (MISSA) Council (September 2020 – August 2022)
  • Awards Jury Member, ASIS&T Best Information Science Book Award (April – June 2021)
  • Organizing committee member, 13th EBSI-SIS Information Science Students Symposium (November 2020 – April 2021)
  • Chair, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) McGill chapter (September 2020 – August 2021)
  • PhD Students’ representative for search committee, School of Information Studies (September 2019 – May 2020)
  • Buddy Volunteer, McGill University (September 2019 – August 2020)

Professional Membership


  • Canadian Association for Information Science (April 2021 – Present)
  • Association for Information Science and Technology International (September 2020 – Present)
  • Association for Information Science and Technology McGill Student Chapter (September 2019 – October 2023)
  • L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec Library Association (March 2019 – Present)
  • North American Special Interest Group (April 2019 – December 2021)
  • Member, Society for Scholarly Publishing (May 2019 – August 2020)