Victor Gitau Kamau

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Victor Gitau Kamau

Senior Knowledge Management Officer
E-mail : vkamau@kefri.org
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Designation : Senior Knowledge Management Officer
Expertise : Information Management, Digital Libraries, Knowledge Management

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) -Distance Learning Manuals:

  1. Management Information Systems.
  2. Automation of Libraries andInformation Centers.

Journal Articles

  1. Kamau, V, Kiplang’at, J and Odini, C (2017) Local Content Management in Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) in Kwanya, T. Kiplanga’t J. and Wamukoya, J (2017) Emerging Trends in Information and Knowledge Management. Nairobi. The Technical University of Kenya.pp:583-598.
  2. Kamau, V., Tanui, V. and Ndegwa, H. (2014) Digital Library Services: The Kenya Methodist University (KeMU) Experience.In Kenya Library Association Annual Conference 27th –29th November 2014 CD proceedings.
  3. Thairu, W. and Kamau, V. (2012) Indigenous Knowledge Management in Africa: Focus on Kenya. In The Maktaba: A Journal of the Kenya Library Association. Vol. 2, 2012.
  4. Thairu, W. and Kamau, V. (2012) Knowledge management and digital libraries: Current issues of concern with regard to indigenous knowledge.In International Journal of Professional Practice Vol. 3 No. 1&2, Jan –Jun 2012

Conference Presentations

  1. Invited presentations at Government Librarian's Workshop on the Constitution: Access and Use of Information in Government Information Centres 13th–18th November 2011.
    • Role of E-Resources in Government Information Centers.
    • Web 2.0 in Government Information Centers.
  2. Invited presentation at Information Retrieval Skills Workshop held at Kenya Methodist University –Main Campus on 17th-18thOctober 2011
    • E-journals and E-books search, retrieval and use.
    • Intellectual Property Rights.
  3. Knowledge management and digital libraries: Current issues of concern with regard to indigenous knowledge (co-authored with Prof. Wanja Thairu).Presented at The 1st International Conference on Emerging and Future Information Communication Technologies 11th-12thAugust 2011
  4. Adoption and use of Electronic resources in Kenya: Kenya Methodist University Experience. Presented at KLA coast Chapter Seminar on 20th October, 2010

Experience

  • July 2020 to Present : Senior Knowledge Management Officer - Kenya Forestry Research Institute(KEFRI)
  • September 2015 to June 2020 : Knowledge Management Officer
  • November 2012 to - August 2015 : Assistant Librarian - Digital Library - Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) - Nairobi Campus
  • August 2007 to October2012 : Senior Library Assistant - Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) - Nairobi Campus
  • November 2013 –December 2015 : Editor - Kenya Library Association(KLA)
  • May 2011 –October 2013 : Assistant Editor - Kenya Library Association(KLA)
  • August 2009 – December 2015 : Part-Time Teaching - Kenya Methodist University –Nairobi Campus

Academic Qualification

  1. Moi University -Master of Science inLibraryand InformationStudies (2014) Thesis titled: “Local Content Management in Kenya Methodist University”
  2. Moi University -Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences (2007)Graduated with Second Class Honours, Upper Division