Janegrace Kidei Kinyanjui

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Janegrace Kidei Kinyanjui

P.O. 13893 - 20100 Nakuru, Kenya

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EDUCATION

Date

Institution

Examination and Grade Obtained

2004

Kenya Institute of Management

Diploma Course in Human Resource Management Part I & II

1994 – 1996

School of Information Studies for Africa (SISA) Addis Ababa

MSc. in Information Science

1988 – 1991

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

Bachelor of Arts (Second Class

Honours Upper Division)

1986– 1987

Tumutumu Girls High School

K.A.C.E ( 3 Principals 1 Sub)

1982 – 1985

Bura Girls High school

K.C.E. (Division 1of 14 points)

1975 - 1981

Mrugua Primary School

C.P.E. (29 points)

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Management of Information Systems and Libraries: Collection Development and Management; Information Systems Analysis & Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

Date Position Held

Jan 2011 – to Date

University Librarian, Egerton University

Sept 2007 – 2011

University Librarian , Kabarak University

Jan 2004 -Aug 2007

Deputy University Librarian, (Acting Univ. Librarian) Kabarak University,

2002 Aug – Dec 2003

Senior Assistant Librarian (Acting Univ. Librarian) Kabarak University

2000 – Aug 2002

Assistant Librarian, Egerton University (In charge of J.D. Rockefeller Research Library)

1996 - 1999

Assistant Librarian (in charge of Reference Services) Egerton University

(Main Library)

1992 – 1994

Senior Lib. Assistant in charge of Circulation, Africana & Technical Services Egerton Univ.

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2010

Challenges of establishing an Academic Library in a Private University in Kenya. A Case for Kabarak University Library. SCECSAL Conference

2009

Importance of Teamwork in Academic Libraries. Paper presented during CALA Conference

2010

Kabarak University Library Policy

2008

Role of ICT in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Africa. Nairobi: Kenya Library Association (KLA).

1996

An Online Public Access Catalogue for Egerton University Library System: A proposal and Strategy for implementation. Ethiopia, Addis Ababa University (Masters Thesis)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Performance Appraisal and management for Information professionals, Collection development and management