Mugyabuso J. F. Lwehabura (PhD)

Associate Professor, Deputy Director & Head, SPE Section

Address:
Sokoine University of Agriculture

Sokoine National Agricultural Library (SNAL)

P. O. Box 3022
Morogoro
Tanzania
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Information: ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

PhD in Information Studies (University of KwaZulu-Natal),

Masters of Arts in librarianship (Sheffield University),

Bachelor of Arts with Education (University of Dar es salaam).


TEACHING AREAS:

Legal and Ethical issues in information management


RESEARCH INTEREST:

· Information literacy
· Information user studies
· Management of academic libraries
· Teaching pedagogy


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Lwehabura, M. J. F. and Stilwell, C. (2008). Information Literacy in Tanzanian Universities: Challenges and Potential opportunities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, Vol.40, No.3, pp. 179-191.

Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2008) Information literacy delivery in Tanzanian universities: an examination of its effectiveness. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, Vol.18, No2, pp. 157-168.

Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2008) Use of Electronic Information Resources (EIRs) among students in four Tanzanian Universities. University of Dar-Es-Salaam Library Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1-2, pp1-21.

Dulle, F. W., Lwehabura, M. J. F., Matovelo, D. S. and Mulimila, R. T. (2004) Creating a core journal collection for agricultural research in Tanzania citation analysis and user opinion technique. Library Review. Vol. 53, No.4, pp. 270-277.

Lwehabura, M. J. F., Dulle, F.W. and Mulimila R.T. (2002) Marketing Library Services in Academic Libraries: A Tool for Survival in the 21st Century. University of Dar-Es-Salaam Library Journal, Vol. 2 No.1-2, pp.33-42.

Dulle, F. W., Lwehabura, M. J. F. Mulimila, R.T. and Matovelo, D.S. (2001). Researcher's perspectives on agricultural libraries as information sources in Tanzania Library Review, Vol.50, No.4, pp.187-192.

Lwehabura M. J. F. and Matovelo, D.S. (2000). Effective Library Management: Issues for Managers and Subordinates. New Library World, Vol.101, No.1158, pp.263-268.

Lwehabura, M. J. F., (1999). User education and Information skills: A need for a Systematic Programme in African University Libraries. African Journal for Library, Archive and Information Science, Vol. 9, No.2, pp. 129-141.

Lwehabura, M. J. F. and Matovelo, D.S. (1999). Convergence of Library and Computer Centres for African Universities: A strategy for enhancing information services. Information Technology for Development, Vol.8, pp.221-229.

Matovelo, D. S. and Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2004) User fee in Public Libraries: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges in Tanzania’s libraries. University of Dar-Es-Salaam Library Journal. Vol. 6, No. 2, 13-31.

Dulle, F. W., R. T. Mulimila, Matovelo, D. S. and Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2002) Application of information technology for researchers in Tanzania: A feedback from agricultural researchers. Information Science Journal, Vol. 28 No. 2, pp. 157-162.

Lawai, V., Underwood, P.G., Lwehabura, M. J. F. and Stilwell, C. (2010) "Information literacy for higher education institutions in Nigeria and Tanzania: efforts and prospects for educational reform in teaching and learning Innovation: Journal of
appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa, Vol. 41 (Dec. 2010) Pp 43-69.

Mgina, S.and Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2011) "The status of school libraries under Secondary School Education Development plan (SEDP): A case of Dodoma Municipality, Tanzania" African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science.Vol.2I, No.2, pp 159-168.

Lwehabura, M. J. F'. (2008) "Skills and training needs for use of Electronic Information Resources (EIRs) among students in four Tanzanian Universities" University of Dar-Es-Salaam Library Journal, Vol. 10, No 1-2, pp.1-21.

CONFERENCE PAPERS:

Dulle, F. W., Lwehabura, M. J. F., Matovelo, D.S. and Mulimila, R.T.,(1999) "Information for Agricultural Research: Challenges and opportunities to Sokoine National Agricultural Library in addressing researcher's information needs in the 21st century". In: Proceedings of the Fourth Faculty of Agriculture Annual Research Conference held at Sokoine University of Agriculture - Morogoro, Tanzania, 5_7th November, 1999, pp.333-340

Lwehabura, M. J. F, Matovelo, D. S., Mulimila, R. T. and Dulle, F. W. (2000). "Management of Information Services to Support Academic and Research Excellence at Sokoine University of Agriculture". In: Proceedings of the 1st University -Wide Scientific Conference held at Sokoine University of Agriculture - Morogoro, 5th-7th April, 2000, pp.226-231

Lwehabura, M. J. F. and Dulle, F. W. (2001)."Information Technology: A Hub for Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa". In: Proceedings of the 5th Scientific Conference ofthe Agricultural Economics Society of Tanzania (AGREST) held at VETA - Dodoma, Tanzania, 5-8" Sept., 2001, pp.134-146

Dulle, F. W.and Lwehabura, M. J. F. (2001)."An overview of agricultural information services to researchers in Tanzania: past and current trends". In: Proceedings of the 5th Scientific Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Tanzania (AGREST) held at VETA - Dodoma, Tanzania, 5-8th Sept.,2001, pp.125-133

Lwehabura, M. J. F., Dulle, F. W. and Matovelo, D. S. (2004) "Improving reader services in East African Public University Libraries: The need to integrate information literacy programme in the curriculum", In: Nkhoma-Wamunza, A. G.(ed)proceedings of Training and management of information services in the new millennium: Issues, challenges and trends held in Bagamoyo, 16th_19th October, 2002, pp. 69-79

Matovelo, D. S. and Lwehabura,M. J. F. (2004) "User fees in public libraries: Concepts, practices, experiences and implications", In: Nkhoma-Wamunza, A. G. (ed)proceedings of Training and management of information services in the new millennium: Issues, challenges and trends held in Bagamoyo, 16th- I9th October,