Penninah S. Musangi

Penninah S. Musangi is the Senior Librarian at Karatina University.

 


Postal address

Library
Karatina University

P.O. Box 1957 - 10101, KARATINA, KENYA.
E-mail: pmusangi@karu.ac.ke


 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND
2013 – ToDate Moi University PhD in Library and Information Studies (Ongoing)
2008 – 2012 Moi University MPHIL Information Science
1999 – 2003 Moi University BSc. Information Sciences (IT Option) Second Class Honours – Upper Division 

WORK EXPERIENCE
April 2013 - To Date Senior Librarian – Karatina University
July 2010 – March 2013 Librarian – Strathmore University
August 2005 – March 2013 Assistant Librarian – Strathmore University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP
Member of Kenya Library Association since 2005

PUBLICATIONS

  • Book Chapter: Musangi, P. (2009). Digital libraries: a myth or reality for East African academic libraries. In C.M. Nyamboga & R.W. Ongus (Eds.), Digital libraries and information management in the knowledge society: Opportunities and challenges. 
  • Journal Article: Sawe, C. & Musangi, P. (2013). Management of university research output in digital era: a case of Strathmore university library. Maktaba: Journal of Kenya Library association, Vol. 3 No. 1
  • Journal Article: Musangi, P. (2015). Library 2.0 and the changing information Landscape in Academic Libraries in Kenya. International Journal of Library and Information Sciences. (Reviewed – In Print)  

PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES

  1. E-book trade: the Strathmore University Library experience (paper presented at Pan African Booksellers’ Association conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania), 4th – 5th September, 2008.
  2. Library 2.0 and the changing landscape of information services in academic libraries (Paper presented at the 8th Annual International Conference at Moi University, 4th -8th September, 2012).
  3. Redefining reference services in academic libraries: a critical review (Paper presented at the KLA international conference at Nairobi Safari Club, 25th – 27th June 2014.) 
  4. Management of university research output in the digital era: a case of Strathmore University Library (Paper presented at the Kenya Library Association (KLA) International Conference at Nairobi Safari Club, 2013)
  5. Redefining reference services in academic libraries: a critical analysis (Paper presents at the KLA international conference at Nairobi Safari Club, 25th -27th July, 2014 ) 

TRAININGS ATTENDED

  1. Leadership (Karatina University)
  2. Information Literacy (INASP)
  3. Internal quality auditor (by Kenya Bureau of Standards),
  4. Job analysis and evaluations (by Deloitte and Touché), 
  5. Research work and academic development (by Strathmore University).
  6. Web 2.0 tools learning opportunity (by Moi University in conjunction with CTA)