School of Social Sciences

Zawedde Nsibirwa

nsibirwaz@ukzn.ac.za

033-260-5685

  • Details

  • Position Lecturer
  • Discipline Information Studies
  • CampusPietermaritzburg Campus
  • Office AddressRoom 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)

Areas of Responsibility

  • Co-ordinator of the Masters Information Studies
  • Co-ordinator of the following postgraduate modules – Records Management, Preservation and Conservation, Managing Electronic and Audio-visual Resources
Areas of

Teaching

  • PGDRAM
  • LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE HONS
  • Records Management
  • Archival Administration
  • Preservation and Conservation
  • Managing Electronic and Audio-visual Resources
  • Bibliography
  • Records and Archives Management

Areas of Responsibility

  • Co-ordinator of the Masters Information Studies
  • Co-ordinator of the following postgraduate modules – Records Management, Preservation and Conservation, Managing Electronic and Audio-visual Resources
Selected

Publications

  • Journal Articles
  • Conference Papers
  • Thesis Titles
  • Editorships
  • Peer Reviewing
  • 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.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., R. Hoskins and C. Stilwell. 2011. Access to information through legal deposit libraries in South Africa: some issues of concern. ESARBICA (30):229-245.
  • 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. 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 24 (1): 53-65.
  • Nsibirwa, Z. 2014. Building the nation through legal deposit: examining legislation. Innovation: Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work in Southern Africa 49: 53- 72.
  • 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. 2016. Building the South African nation through legal deposit in times of rapid climate change: the structural design of Msunduzi Municipal library building. Mousaion 34 (3): 104-122.
  • Nsibirwa, Z and Msibi, N. 2018. 'Examining the significance of the legislative frameworks and suitable practice for safeguarding public records in Swaziland. Paper presented at the 23rd SCECSAL Conference, Entebbe, Uganda, 23 -28 April.
  • Nsibirwa, Z., Hoskins, R. and Stilwell, C. 2011. Access to information through legal deposit 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 to Information: 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.
  • Nsibirwa, Z and Msibi, N. 2018. 'Examining the significance of the legislative frameworks and suitable practice for safeguarding public records in Swaziland. Paper presented at the 23rd SCECSAL Conference, Entebbe, Uganda, 23 -28 April.
  • Nsibirwa, Z. 2007. The preservation of, and access to, legal deposit materials at the Msunduzi Municipal Library, Pietermaritzburg. MIS thesis. Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Nsibirwa, Z. 2012. The preservation of, and access to legal deposit materials in South Africa. PhD thesis. Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Co-editor with Ruth Hoskins – Innovation – Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work In Southern Africa Issue 48 June 2014 and issue 49 December 2014.
  • Editorial board - Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work In Southern Africa 2016.
  • Co-editor with Athol Leach - Innovation – Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work In Southern Africa Issue 54 June 2017.
  • Co-editor with Rosemary Khun -  Journal of Appropriate Librarianship and Information Work In Southern Africa Issue and 55 December 2017.
  • South African journal of libraries and information science.
  • Innovation
  • African journal of libraries, archives and information science
  • Mousaion
External

Examining

Theses and modules

  • University of Zululand
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of Cape Town
  • and University of South Africa
Students

Supervision

  • Masters Completed
  • PhD Completed
  • Mutsvunguma, Grace. 2014. 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. 2014. The information behaviour of managers in the Msunduzi Municipality’s business units. 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.
  • 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.
  • Ncala, Nthabiseng. 2018. Preservation of, and access to audio-visual records at the national film, video and sound archives of South Africa. MIS thesis. . MIS thesis. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Kankam, Philip. 2017. Internet-based information behaviour of high school learners in the Ashanti region of Ghana. PhD thesis. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Odede, Israel. 2017. Information literacy self-efficacy in the use of electronic information resources by library and information science postgraduate students in South-South Nigeria

Community Engagement

  • Kenosis Community trust /Entabeni