Title/Qualification: PhD

Department: Computing and Information Science

Designation/Position: Senior Lecturer

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Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844, (00100),

Area of Specialization: Information science, Information Organization & retrieval, Library management & automation, Knowledge management

Research Interests: Information organization and retrieval, Research data Management and open science

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=wpnfLjsAAAAJ&hl=en

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-4179-4815

Publications

Referred Journals

  • Njoroge, G. G. (1992). Consumer health information services in Kenya. Unpublished Masters Thesis, Department of Information and Library Studies. University of Wales, Aberystwyh.
  • Njoroge, G.G. and Mukoma, C. (2007). The Impact of the Internet on Academic Library Use: perception of Chepkoilel community, Paper presented at Moi University 3rd International Conference, Eldoret, Kenya July 31st – August 4th, 2007
  • Gitao, F., Njoroge G.G. and Sitati, N.W. (2008). Wealth creation using sports tourism in the North Rift region, Kenya, Thematic proceedings of ATLAS Africa Conferences vol. 5, pg 91-101
  • Yegon, E., Njoroge, G.G. & Ng’ang’a, S.I. (2007). Preservation and dissemination of indigenous knowledge in Kenya, a case of Chepkube an indigenous technology in hatching and brooding Poultry by Toret Gaa Women group in Soy, Uasin Gishu, Kenya. Paper presented at Moi University 3rd International Conference, Eldoret, Kenya July 31st – August 4th, 2007
  • Njoroge, G. G. and Gibendi, R. (2010). Towards greater visibility of research works: An Institutional Repository for the management of scholarly works at Strathmore University.
  • Njoroge, G. G. (2010). Diffusion and utilization of information and communication technologies by micro and small entrepreneurs in the tourism industry in Kenya. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Department of library and information studies, School of Information Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret.
  • Njoroge, G. G. (2011). Diffusion and utilization of information and communication technologies by micro and small entrepreneurs in the tourism industry in Kenya. Mousaion: South African Journal of Infromation Studies vol. 29 (2) 2011.
  • Implementation of Tracer Studies in Higher Education Institutions in Kenya: The Experience of Kenyatta University. Obando, J. Shisanya, C., Maina, L., Kisiangani, E., Njoroge, G. and Chacha, B. Paper presented at International Conference, "Experiences with Link and Match in Higher Education: Results of Tracer Studies Worldwide, EXLIMA - October 22-23, 2012, Bali - Indonesia
  • Njoroge, G G.; Kang'ethe, P. (2013).University Libraries and Social Media the Case of the Postmodern Library, Kenyatta University. Journal for Library Culture (Zeitschrift für Bibliothekskultur) 1 (2013), S. 37-42.
  • Mankone, A. Chege, A. Njoroge G. (2017). An evaluation of information Literacy Skills of Parliamentarians in Kenya: A Case Study of County Women Representatives Saudi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Vol-2, Iss-6(Jun, 2017):437-442

Funded Projects

  • Secured Eifl grant of $7470 in 2021 through Klisc for IR Development, Sensitization and Policy formulation
  • Secured Eifl grant of $9,777 in 2022 through Klisc for OJS Development, Sensitization and Policy formulation

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

  • Study tour trip to Cologne, Germany 15th to 23rd June 2019, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Heritage & Sports, partially sponsored by Goethe Institute and KLISC
  • Participated in “Institutional Repository Workshop” held at JKUAT from 23rd February to 25th February 2011 organized by JKUAT in collaboration with INASP
  • Participated in the IAU Training and Support Programme for Academic Librarians on OER Use, Reuse, and Production: Validation Workshop with Specific focus on the African Region 12-13 September 2013, Accra, Ghana
  • Participated in “External Peer Reviewers, Training” held at The Agricultural Resources Centre, Egerton University- Kenya 17th to 18th November 2015
  • Attended a presentation “Publishing Scientific Research” conducted by Springer, organized in cooperation with, and hosted by, Kenyatta University on May 30, 2013
  • Attended an Academic Staff Development Programme (ASDP) held from 15th June to 19th June 2009
  • Participated in the 4th ICE:Pre-Conference Workshop on Information Literacy and Ethics held at Kenyatta University Conference Center from 13th to 14th July 2015, organized by Department of Educational Communication & Technology
  • Attended the Seminar for Academic Integrity & Excellence Seminar 2012, on the theme: “Connecting Authorship, Plagiarism, Intellectual Property and Disciplinary Habits” which took place between 23rd and 24th 2012 at the Nairobi Laico Regency
  • Participated in an AGORA/HINARI training workshop conducted May 16-18 2006 at Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. The training was offered under the leadership of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and World Health Organization in partnership with Cornell University’s Albert R. Mann Library, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation.
  • Participated in a Senior Administration Staff seminar held on Thursday 29th March 2007 at the School of Human Resource Development, Moi University Main Campus
  • Attended the Implementation of ISO 9001:2000 seminar conducted in Eldoret –Kenya from 11th May to 13th May 2008
  • Attended State Department for Economic Planning Inaugural Workshop for the Knowledge Management National Steering and National Technical Committees on 3rd September to 8th September, 2023 at Naivasha Sawela Lodge

Professional/ Consultancy (Editor/ Peer review in journals, Networks/ Collaborations, External Examiner, Patents)

  • Since 2009, involved in regular inspections and auditing of universities
  • Involved in the development and revision of draft University libraries Standards and guidelines
  • Secured Eifl grant of $7470 in 2021 through Klisc for IR Development, Sensitization and Policy formulation
  • Secured Eifl grant of $9,777 in 2022 through Klisc for OJS Development, Sensitization and Policy formulation
  • Certificate of Appreciation awarded in recognition of valuable contribution towards the workshop for Training of Peer Reviewers held on 22nd to 23rd November 2011
  • Awarded a long service award certificate to Moi University on 19-09-2007
  • Participated in a training on Library Systems held at Alliance High School on 28th July 2018
  • Part-time lecturer Computer science Faculty of science department of computer science University of Eldoret formally Chepkoilel Campus of Moi University 2001 -2007
  • Part-time lecturer Moi University School of information sciences department of Library and information studies 2008 - 2016
  • Part-time lecturer Kenya Methodist University Faculty of Computer and Informatics department of information sciences 2008 - 2013
  • Member of a panel constituted to undertake Regular Institutional Quality Audit- Commission for University Education
  • Represented KLISC at an INASP sponsored Peer Exchange visit to South Africa in July 2010 with Dr. Sylvia Ogola
  • I was nominated to serve in the interim Kisc Executive Committee in March 2013.
  • Appointed Assistant Secretary Klisc Executive Committee in April 2013
  • Championed open access activities sponsored by Eifl in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia
  • Appointed Eifl open access coordinator for Kenya 2019 -2023
  • Involved in Organizing Klisc Pre-AGM workshops and AGMs
  • Involved in inducting new Klisc members
  • Organized Klisc trainings on Eresources
  • Study tour trip to Cologne, Germany 15th to 23rd June 2019, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Heritage & Sports, partially sponsored by Goethe Institute and KLISC

Community Service and Other Engagements

  • Chairman St. Peters residential estate Juja Kanini farm 2018-
  • Moderator/Chairman St George small Christian community of St. Augustine parish Juja 2019-2022
  • Chairman of PTA Testimony School Eldoret, a private mixed-day and boarding (Primary & Secondary) and Nursery school started in 1985 to offer education 1995 – 1997
  • Vice Chair Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral Eldoret, Eldoret Parish Council 2003-2007
  • Former Chairman of Kapsoya Small Christian Community

Administrative Positions Held
Recognized university administrative positions

  • Kenyatta University ICT Board
  • Kenyatta University Marketing Board
  • Kenyatta University Senate Executive Committee
  • Kenyatta University Special Senate
  • Kenyatta University Graduate School Board
  • Kenyatta University Ranking Committee (Chairperson up to 2021)
  • Kenyatta University Graduation Organizing Committee
  • Kenyatta University Common Learning Management Committee
  • Kenyatta University Customer Satisfaction Survey Committee
  • Kenyatta University Library Committee
  • Member of the School and Department Research Ranking Committee
  • Chief University Librarian
  • School of education Postgraduate Committee
  • Chairman of the Academic Division Committee to Monitor Implementation of Strategic Plan, Divisional Work plan, Risk/Opportunity Register and Performance Contracts.
  • Nominee for Resource and Focal Person for the Development of the National Research Repository for the National Research Fund