Research in the Department

Journal articles

  1. Alunga, J.A. and Lukandu, I.A. 2016. A Conceptual Data Mining Model (DMM) used in Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)a case study of Strathmore University library. Regional Journal of Information and Knowledge Management 1 (2),12-21.
  2. Kwanya, T., Kibe, L.W. and Owiti, J.O. 2016. The image of academic librarians in Kenya. International Journal of Information Processing and Communication 3(1&2):93-106.
  3. Kwanya, T. 2015. Indigenous knowledge auditing and mapping in Kenya: status, challenges and remedial strategies. The Maktaba 4(2):57-67.
  4. Kwanya, T., Ogutu, J., Muthuri, E., Turandi, T., Obwaka, E., Maina, E. and Omach, C. 2015. Knowledge management jobs in Kenya: a functional analysis. Regional Journal of Information and Knowledge Management 1(1):20-38.
  5. Ndiku, T.M. 2015. An Investigation of Information needs of school children in Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi county, Kenya. Sch. J. Arts. Humanit. Soc. Sci., December 2015; 3(9A):1429-1436.
  6. Kibe, L. and Kwanya, T. 2015. The image of women librarians in Kenya: a stereotypical analysis. The Maktaba 4(2):187-206.
  7. Gichora, F. G. and Kwanya, T. 2015. The impact of Web 2.0 tools on academic libraries in Kenya. International Journal of Library and Information Science 7(2):21-26.
  8. Kwanya, T. 2015. Library 3.0: intelligent libraries, progressive librarians. The Maktaba 4(1):49-64.
  9. Mwai, N. and Ndiku , T.M. 2015.The mediating role of  Information Professionals in Environment Scanning for the Intelligent Corporate Financial Competitive Edge in Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 3, Issue -8. ISSN :2347-5374(Online)&ISSN 2347-9493(Print)
  10. Kwanya, T. and Kiplang’at, J. 2015. Kenya’s access to information bill 2013: a critical analysis. The Maktaba 4(1):179-188.
  11. Kwanya, T., C. Stilwell and P.G. Underwood. 2014. Apomediated marketplace: effective ba for knowledge sharing and learning among local Civil Society Organisations in developing countries. Information Development (13):doi:10.1177/0266666914521827.
  12. Owiti, J.O., Nguyu, W. and Njeri, G. 2014. Knowledge management enhancement through ICT. International Journal of Digital Libraries and Knowledge Management 4(1):1-16.
  13. Kwanya, T., C. Stilwell and P.G. Underwood. 2014. Mainstreaming grey literature in research library collections in Kenya. Libri 64(1):134-143.
  14. Ojuondo, G. and Kwanya, T. 2014. The role of ICTs in health communication in Kenya. International Journal of Social Science Research 3(10):1-6.
  15. Kwanya, T. 2014. The effectiveness of ICT education in schools of journalism in Kenya. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism 4(9) doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000221.

Books

  1. Kwanya, T., C. Stilwell and P.G. Underwood. 2014. Library 3.0: intelligent libraries and apomediation. Cambridge: Chandos Publishing.

Book chapter

  1. Kwanya, T. 2016. Information seeking behaviour in digital library contexts. In: Tella, A. Ed. Information seeking behaviour and challenges in digital libraries. Hershey: IGI Global Publishing. 1-25.
  2. Kwanya, T. and C. Stilwell. 2015. Enhancing the competitive advantage of libraries through social media marketing. In: Tella, A. Ed. Social media strategies for dynamic library service development. Hershey: IGI Global Publishing. 1-23.
  3. Kwanya, T. and C. Stilwell. 2015. Application of Web 2.0 tools in libraries in Africa: a reality check. In: Tella, A. Ed. Social media strategies for dynamic library service development. Hershey: IGI Global Publishing. 85-112.

Conference papers

  1. Abok, V.A. and Kwanya, T. 2016. Maximising the potential of social media to promote academic library services: a case of The Technical University of Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. Alunga, J.A. 2016. A Conceptual Data Mining Model (DMM) used in Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI): a case study of Strathmore University library. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  3. Chepchirchir, S. and Kwanya, T. 2016. Indigenous knowledge policies and legislation: a critical analysis. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  4. Chumba, H. 2016. Opportunities and challenges of cloud computing adoption in public universities in Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  5. Kamau, G., Kiplang’at, J. and Odini, C. (2016). Access to and use of information and communication technologies in the provision of information to distance learners at the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta University libraries. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 at the Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya.
  6. Kamau, R.C. and Kwanya, T. 2016. Impact of knowledge management strategy on the competitive advantage of insurance firms in Kenya: a case study of UAP insurance. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  7. Kamau, V., Kiplang’at, J. and Odini, C. (2016). Local content management in Kenya Methodist University (KEMU). Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 at the Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya.
  8. Kemboi, G. and Kwanya, T. 2016. Knowledge learning and sharing strategies for competitive advantage. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  9. Kibe, L. 2016. Impact of cloud-based services on records management in public organizations in Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  10. Kibe, L. 2016. Application of big data in records management in public organizations in Kenya. Paper presented at the 3rd Technical University of Kenya Annual International Conference held on 23-25th February 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  11. Kibe, L. 2016. Knowledge sharing techniques among “jua kali” artisans in Kenya. Paper presented at the 11th International Knowledge Management in Organizations, held on 25-28th July 2016 in Hagen, Germany.
  12. Kogos, A. and Kogos, E. 2016. Challenges of digital rights management systems for electronic books. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  13. Kwanya, T. 2016. Knowledge management education in Kenya: a critical review. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  14. Kwanya, T. 2016. Knowledge marketplaces: enhancing knowledge creation and diffusion amongst national civil society organisations in developing countries. Paper presented at the 11th International Knowledge Management in Organizations, held on 25-28th July 2016 in Hagen, Germany.
  15. Kwanya, T. 2016. Re-engineering academic and research library services in Kenya through the Semantic Web. Paper presented for presentation at the SCECSAL XXII Conference held on 24-29th April 2016 in eZulwini, Swaziland.
  16. Kwanya, T. 2016. Enhancing the findability of library information materials through the “Internet of Things”. Paper presented at the 3rd Technical University of Kenya Annual International Conference held on 23-25th February 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  17. Kwanya, T. and Kiplang’at, J. 2016. Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya: a bibliometric analysis. Paper presented at the 11th International Knowledge Management in Organizations, held on 25-28th July 2016 in Hagen, Germany.
  18. Mungou, C., Kwanya, T. and Osodo, J. 2016. The role of faith-based organisations in peacebuilding in Mt Elgon Region. Paper presented at the 6th Annual International Conference held on 12-15th July 2016 at Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya.
  19. Mwai, N., Mbenge-Ndiku, T. and Chebon, P.K. 2016. Tracing the graduates of diploma of technology in library and information science and archives and records management studies of the Technical University of Kenya, Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  20. Ogolla, E. O. 2016. Blogging and social media use and the hate speech laws in Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  21. Owano, A.H., Kiplang’at, J. and Odini, C. (2016). Use of ICTs in accessing information by researchers in selected public research institutions in Kenya. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 at the Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya.
  22. Owiti, E., Kiplanga’t, J. and Oyamo, R. (2016) Design and development of a GIS system to map and track trachoma patients in kajiado county. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 at the Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya.
  23. Owiti, J.O. 2016. Use of social media in knowledge sharing. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  24. Owiti, J.O. 2016. How innovation and technology are shaping libraries of today. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  25. Wamahiga, G. and Kwanya, T. 2016. The role of academic libraries in webometric ranking of universities. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management held on 24-26 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  26. Kwanya, T. 2015. Indigenous knowledge and socio-economic development: indigenous tourism in Kenya. Paper presented at the 10th International Knowledge Management in Organizations Conference, held on 24-28th August 2015 in Maribor, Slovenia.
  27. Kibe, L. and Kwanya, T. 2015. Knowledge ambassadors: enhancing tacit knowledge transfer in Kenyan universities. Paper presented at the 10th International Knowledge Management in Organizations Conference, held on 24-28th August 2015 in Maribor, Slovenia.
  28. Owiti, J.O. 2015. Inforpreneurship. Paper presented at the 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Global Initiatives for Integrated Development (IIC-GIID 2015) held 2-5 September 2015 in Eldoret, Kenya
  29. Kwanya, T. 2015. Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya: a bibliometric analysis. Paper presented at the KLA International Conference held on 29th -31st July 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  30. Kwanya, T. 2015. Indigenous knowledge auditing and mapping in Kenya: status, challenges and remedial strategies. Paper presented at the KLA International Conference held on 29th -31st July 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  31. Kibe, L. and Kwanya, T. 2015. The image of women librarians in Kenya: a stereotypical analysis. Paper presented at the KLA International Conference held on 29th -31st July 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  32. Kwanya, T. and C. Stilwell. 2015. The effectiveness of leadership styles among academic and research librarians in Eastern and Southern Africa: a comparative study. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance held at the Auckland University of Technology on 12-13 February 2015 in New Zealand.
  33. Kwanya, T. and C. Stilwell. 2014. Infodemiology and infoveillance: using social media to contain health misinformation outbreaks in Kenya. Paper presented at the 14th AHILA Congress held on 20-24 October 2014 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  34. Owiti, J.O. 2014. Use of knowledge ambassadors in library marketing. Paper presented at the Kenya Library Association conference held 31 July to 2 August 2014, Nairobi, Kenya.
  35. Kwanya, T. 2014. Big data in the management of land records in Kenya: a fit-viability analysis. Paper presented at the 9th International Knowledge Management in Organizations Conference, held on 1-5 September in Santiago, Chile.
  36. Kwanya, T. 2014. The role of libraries and information centres in the realisation of Vision 2030 in Kenya. Paper presented at the SCECSAL XXI Conference held on 28 July – 1 August 2014 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
  37. Kwanya, T. 2014. Library 3.0: intelligent libraries, progressive librarians. Paper presented at the annual Kenya Library Association International Conference held on 25-27 June 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  38. Kwanya, T. And Kiplang’at J. 2014. Kenya’s Access to Information Bill, 2013: a critical analysis. Paper presented at the annual Kenya Library Association International Conference held on 25-27 June 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  39. Mwai, S. and Kwanya, T. 2014. Enhancing tourism through indigenous knowledge in Kenya. Paper presented at the annual Kenya Library Association International Conference held on 25-27 June 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  40. Kamau, G.W. and Owano, A. (2016). The role of libraries in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in Kenya, Maktaba: A Journal of the Kenya Library Association, 5 (2): p. 92-104