PROF JOSEPH KIPLANG'AT


POSITION
CURRENT DESIGNATION: DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR
OFFICE EMAIL: jkiplang'at@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND (SOUTH AFRICA)2004
MASTER OF PHILOSOPHYINFORMATION SCIENCES (LISMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1995
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)INFORMATION SCIENCES MOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)1991
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
JANUARY 2006 - SEPTEMBER 2013DIRECTOR, MOI UNIVERSITY NAIROBI CAMPUS MOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
10TH FEBRUARY 2010 - SEPTEMBER 2013APPOINTED ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR MOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
APRIL 2005 - FEB 2010SENIOR LECTURERMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1998 - 2005LECTURERMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1996 - 1997TUTORIAL FELLOWMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1986 - 1996LIBRARIAN IN CHARGE OF REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICESEGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
1985 - 1986LIBRARY ASSISTANTUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Application of resource dependency theory and transaction cost theory in analysing outsourcing information communication  services decisions: A case of selected public university libraries in Kenya The Electronic Library: Emerald Vol. 32 No. 6. pp.786-805.
- The factors contributing to utilization of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in managementof Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs): The case of Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Nandi and Trans Zoia Counties in Kenya. Journal of AICM: Agriculcultural Information and Communication Management. Vol. 1 No. 2. pp. 13-16
- Provision of Human rights information to rural women in Nandi South District, Kenya. Innovation: Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information work in Southern Africa.  Vol. No. 46, June 2013, pp. 207-227.
- Empowering rural women in Kenya to alleviate poverty through provision of information: The case of Vihiga District in Western Province.

In East Africa Journal of Information Sciences (EAJIS) Vol. 3 (1), pp. 81-89. 7.

CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
Name Project Title Period
Grace Irura 1. Sustainable implementation of Information and Communication Technologies in the Education Sector 2014
Jane Abonyo 2. Access and utilization of Information in the Housing and Construction Industry in Nairobi 2014
Naomi Mwai An assessment of outsourcing Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in selected Public Uni2014
Asha Owano 4. Use of ICTs in accessing information by researchers in selected Public Research Institutions in K2014
Emily Bosire 5. Access and use of ICTs for rural poverty reduction in Kenya: A case study of Uasin-Gishu District2012

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