DR. NAOMI WANGARI MWAI


POSITION
FACULTY: SOCIAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
CURRENT DESIGNATION: SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: info@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: 343672 - 020
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON- FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCEMOI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2014
MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (M.LIB. & INF)LIBRARY SCIENCE & INFORMATIONKENYATTA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2007
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCESNDT (INDIA)1989
BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGYBOMBAY UNIVERSITY (INDIA)1988
DIPLOMA TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION STUDIESKENYA TECHNICAL TEACHERS COLLEGE (KENYA)2006
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2009 - TO DATELECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2012 - 2016ACTING ASSOCIATE DEANTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2011 - 2012ASSISTANT DEANTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
1991 - 2009ASSISTANT LECTURERKENYA POLYTECHNIC (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Mwai, N. W. (2011). Effects of Total Quality Management on service provision:A case study of University of Nairobi Library. 120. http://www.amazon.com/Effects-TQM-Library-Service-Provision/dp/3639334787
- Mwai, N.M., Kiplang’at, J & Gichoya, D. (2014) Application of Resource Dependency Theory and Transaction Cost Theory in Analyzing Outsourcing Information Communication Services Decisions; a Case of Selected Public University Libraries in Kenya. The Electronic Library, Vol. 32 Iss 6 pp. 786 - 805 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/EL-09-2012-0112
- Mwai, N. W. (2011). Assessment of outsourcing of information technology services by public university libraries in Kenya. Proceedings of DIS 12th Annual Conference (pp. 208-237). Kwa Zulu Natal: Department of Information Studies. http://www.lis.uzulu.ac.za
- Ogola, W. O., Mwai N. W., Owuor, C.T. & Owira D. Challenges of Youth Unemployment in Kenya: The Role of Kenya Polytechnic University College as a TVET Institution. A paper presented at the CAPA International Conference on “The Challenges of Youth Unemployment in Africa” at Lusaka, Zambia, from the 25th NOVEMBER – 1st December 2012. http://www.capa-sec.org/index.php/2014-05-15-13-18-42/conference-proceedings/18-lusaka-conference-papers/106-the-challenges-of-youth-unemployment-in-kenya-the-role-of-kenya-polytechnic-university-college-as-a-tvet-institution
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
Diploma in Archives and Records MangementTEACHING RECORDS MANAGERS AND ARCHIVIST1993 - 2003
Diploma in LibraryScienceteaching librarians at middle level 1991 - 1999
Higher Diploma in Library and Information Sciencetraining those with diplomas in information science2003 - 2005
Certificate in Library sciencefor lower level information workers1991 - TO-DATE
Diploma in Library and Information Sciencetraining librarians and information officers1999 - 2008
Diploma in Technology in Information ScienceTraining middle level information workers2009 - TO-DATE
Diploma in Technology in Archives and Records ManagementMiddle level managers2009 - TO-DATE
Bachelor of science in Information ScienceTeaching information scientists2009 - TO-DATE
Bachelor of Technology in Information Scienceteaching information workers2009 - TO-DATE
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Technical Educator, Kenya Technical Teachers College
Information Scientist, Moi University

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