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Vincent Bob Kiilu

Vincent Bob Kiilu

Senior Library assistant

Email: bkiilu@chuka.ac.ke

Library Department

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Library and Information Science
WORK EXPERIENCE
November 1st, 2016: Senior Library Assistant, Chuka University
October 7th, 2016 – October 31st, 2016: HoD, Library, Machakos University
December 14, 2014: Librarian, Machakos University College
December 14, 2014 – October 7th, 2016: HoD, Library, Machakos University College
September 2013-December 11th, 2014: Assistant Librarian, Laikipia University
August 2007- August 2013: Senior Library Assistant, Egerton University, Laikipia College / Campus
May 2004 –July 2007: Library Assistant, Egerton University, Laikipia Campus
January 1991 – April 2004: Library attendant, Egerton University, Laikipia Campus
EDUCATION
PhD in Library and Information Science (Kenyatta University – ongoing)
Masters in Library and Information Sciences (Kenyatta University)
Bachelor of Science (Information Sciences) (Moi)
Diploma in Library and Information Science (KNEC)
Certificate in Computer Applications
WORK EXPERIENCE
November 1st, 2016: Senior Library Assistant, Chuka University
October 7th, 2016 – October 31st, 2016: HoD, Library, Machakos University
December 14, 2014: Librarian, Machakos University College
December 14, 2014 – October 7th, 2016: HoD, Library, Machakos University College
September 2013-December 11th, 2014: Assistant Librarian, Laikipia University
August 2007- August 2013: Senior Library Assistant, Egerton University, Laikipia College / Campus
May 2004 –July 2007: Library Assistant, Egerton University, Laikipia Campus
January 1991 – April 2004: Library attendant, Egerton University, Laikipia Campus

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. The involvement of the faculty in book selection: a case of Egerton University Library, Kenya. International Journal of Library science P-ISSN: 2168-488X -4901.2014: 3(1) 14-19.
2. Information needs of Social Workers in Nakuru City, Kenya. International Journal of Library Science P ISSN: 2168-488X -4901.2015: 3(1) 14-19.
3. Application of 7 P’s of Marketing by Public Universities Presses, Kenya: a case of Nairobi and Egerton (MLIS Project).
4. Future of publishing and use of e-books in Kenya. Paper presented at the Kenya Library Association (KLA) National Conference held at Reef Hotel, Mombasa on 21 November 2017.
PAPERS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION
5. Innovative Use of Smart Devices by University Staff and Students: a literature review. Accepted for publication in the Maktaba Journal on November 26th, 2019 by the Kenya Library Association
6. Use of smartphones for academic Work by Undergraduate Students in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya, Accepted for publication in the Maktaba Journal on November 26th, 2019 by the Kenya Library Association

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Use of Smartphones for Academic Work by Postgraduate Students, Kenya

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