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Zawedde Nsibirwa
Designation Lecturer
Discipline Information Studies
Phone Number 033 260 5685
Email nsibirwaz@ukzn.ac.za
Campus Pietermaritzburg Campus
Office Address
Room 348, Third floor, New Arts Building

Degrees held

  • BA SWSA( Makerere University)
  • Dip.IT (Institute for Management of Information Systems)
  • PGDIS (UKZN)
  • MIS(UKZN)
  • PhD(UKZN)

Research Interests

  • Legal deposit
  • Public libraries
  • Archives
  • Preservation and access of materials

Teaching Interests

  • Records Management
  • Archival Administration
  • Preservation and Conservation
  • Managing Electronic and Audio-visual Resources

Publications

Papers (Journal articles and Book chapters)

  • Nsibirwa, Z. 2015. Staff education and the preservation of legal deposit materials in South Africa. Innovation: Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work in Southern Africa 50: 123-145.
  • Naidoo, K and Z. Nsibirwa. 2015. The information behaviour of managers in the Msunduzi Municipality’s business units. Innovation: Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work in Southern Africa 51: 3-21.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., R. Hoskins and C.Stilwell. 2014. Building the South African nation through legal deposit: the impact of legislation on preservation of digital materials. African Journal of Library, Archives & Information Science Vol.24 (1): 53-65.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., R. Hoskins and C.Stilwell. 2013. The effects of climate change in preserving the past and enhancing the future of legal deposit in South Africa. Mousaion 31(2):93-115.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., R.Hoskins and C. Stilwell. 2011. Access tinformation through legal deposit libraries in South Africa: some issues of concern. ESARBICA (30):229-245.
  • Nsibirwa, Z. and R. Hoskins. 2008. The future of the past: preservation of, and access to, legal deposit materials at the Msunduzi Municipal Library, Pietermaritzburg. ESARBICA (27): 88-116.

Conference papers

  • Nsibirwa, Z., Hoskins, R. and Stilwell, C. 2011. Access tinformation through legal deposi libraries in South Africa: some issues of concern. Paper presented at the XXI Bi-Annual East and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) General Conference on Access tInformation: Archives and Records in Support of Public Sector reform in context, Maputo, Mozambique, 6-10 June.
  • Hoskins, R. and Nsibirwa, Z. 2011. Information skills. Paper presented at the ISASA School Librarians Conference, Grahamstown, 05-08 July 2011.
  • Hoskins, R. and Nsibirwa, Z. 2011. Referencing and plagiarism. Paper presented at the ISASA School Librarians Conference, Grahamstown, 05-08 July 2011
  • Nsibirwa, Z., Hoskins, R. and Stilwell, C. 2012. Legislation affecting the legal deposit and preservation of digital materials in South Africa. . Paper presented at the 20th SCECSAL Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 04 – 08 June.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., Hoskins, R. and Stilwell, C. 2014. The custodians of South African cultural heritage: ensuring the preservation of legal deposit through education. Paper presented at the 21st SCECSAL Conference, Lilongwe, Malawi, 28 July – 01 August.

Awards and Honors

  • Jim Milton 2006
  • Golden Key International Honour Society 2013

Supervision

Masters

  • Nqoba, Msibi. 2016. Preservation of public records and archives in Swaziland government ministries and the department of Swaziland National Archives (SNA). MIS thesis. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Nyide, Bongiwe. 2015. The digitization of theses and dissertations at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. MIS thesis. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Mutsvunguma, Grace. 2013.Predictors of Users’ Behavioural Preferences for Digital Information at the Oceanographic Research Institute Library (ORI), Durban South Africa. MIS thesis. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal. (co-supervisor Stephen Mutula).
  • Naidoo, Karmaney. 2013. The information behaviour of managers in the Msunduzi Municipality’s business units

Community Engagement

  • Advisory Committee of Alan Paton Centre.

Research Projects

  • The Preservation of, and access to legal deposit materials in South Africa (2010 – 2012).
  • The preservation of, and access to legal deposit materials at the Msunduzi Municipal Library, Pietermaritzburg (2007).

External examining

  • University of South Africa
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Limpopo

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