Dorothy Muthoni Njiraine

Verified email at uonbi.ac.ke

Chairperson, Department of Library and Information Science
University of Nairobi



                                                           

https://researchid.co/dnjiraine

EDUCATION

2011: PhD: University of Zululand, South Africa.
1998-2000: MSc: Information Science, Makerere University, Uganda
1997-1998: Postgraduate Diploma in Librarianship; Makerere University, Uganda
1986-1989: Bachelor of Arts; University of Nairobi, Kenya: Awarded BA (Hons).

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Information sciences; Knowledge management; Knowledge management systems; Information literacy; Indigenous knowledge; Indigenous knowledge systems; Information management; ICT4D; Agricultural information and communication management; Digital libraries and information systems; Management information systems; Information literacy and communication skills (Library skills, Open access and plagiarism); Computer applications; Information systems analysis and design; Information ethics; Information security; Informetrics (Altmetrics, Bibliometrics, Cybermetrics, Scientometrics and Webometrics); Social media and applications; Strategic management; Human resource management; Project planning and management; Research methods; Qualitative and quantitative methods; Supervision; Research and Consultancy in information field; Emerging trends in information science discipline.

104

Scholar Citations

6

Scholar h-index

4

Scholar i10-index

RECENT SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Digital Technologies for Information and Knowledge Management
    T Kwanya, J Kiplang'at, J Wamukoya, D Njiraine
    2020

  • The Influence of Internal Promotion and Training Incentives on Employee Performance at University of Nairobi
    D Njiraine
    European Journal of Business and Management 11 (14), 63-79 2019

  • Financial Incentive as a Yardstick for Employee Performance: The Case of University of Nairobi
    D Njiraine
    European Journal of Business and Management 11 (8), 78-87 2019

  • Enabling knowledge sharing practices for academic and research in higher education institutions
    D Njiraine
    University of Nairobi 2019

  • Webometrics ranking and its relationship to quality education and research inAcademic institutions in Kenya
    DF Khamala, EO Makori, DM Njiraine
    Library Philosophy and Practice, 0_1 2018

  • Assessing Institutional Repositories As Enabler Of Research Output In Academic Institutions In Kenya: The Case Of Kca University
    RW Njoroge
    2018

  • Webometrics Ranking and Its Relationship to Quality Education and Research in Academic Institutions in Kenya.
    D Njiraine, EO Makori, DF Khamala
    University of Nairobi 2018

  • Implementation of information literacy programmes in public libraries
    G Kingori, D Njiraine, S Maina
    Library hi tech news 2016

  • Implementation of Information Literacy Programmes in Public Libraries
    D Njiraine, K George
    2016

  • Implementation of information literacy programmes in public libraries
    S Maina, G Kingori, D Njiraine
    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016

  • Practical aspects of implementation of institutional repositories in Africa with reference to the University of Nairobi
    EO Makori, D Njiraine, P Talam
    New Library World 2015

  • The Influence of Human Resources Management Practices on Employee Performance: the Case of University of Nairobi. Moi University
    DM Njiraine
    2015

  • Mapping and auditing indigenous knowledge and its management environment: a comparative study of Kenya and South Africa
    DM Njiraine
    University of Zululand 2012

  • Applying Earl's KM model in IK management: with reference to Kenya and South Africa
    D Njiraine, CJB Le Roux
    The Electronic Library 2011

  • Applying Earl's KM Model in IK Management
    D Njiraine
    International Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, 281 2010

  • Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya and South Africa: an informetric study
    D Njiraine, DN Ocholla, OB Onyancha
    Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems 9 (2), 194-210 2010

  • Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities.
    DM Njiraine, DN Ocholla, J LeRoux
    2008

  • Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities.
    DM Njiraine, DN Ocholla, J LeRoux
    2008

  • Electronic Journal Service
    D Njiraine
    University of Nairobi, 2005

  • Underutilisation of internet facilities at Universities: A Case study of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML), University of Nairobi and United States International University
    DM Njiraine
    University of Nairobi 2000

MOST CITED SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Practical aspects of implementation of institutional repositories in Africa with reference to the University of Nairobi
    EO Makori, D Njiraine, P Talam
    New Library World 2015
    Citations: 22

  • Implementation of information literacy programmes in public libraries
    G Kingori, D Njiraine, S Maina
    Library hi tech news 2016
    Citations: 19

  • Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya and South Africa: an informetric study
    D Njiraine, DN Ocholla, OB Onyancha
    Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems 9 (2), 194-210 2010
    Citations: 19

  • Webometrics ranking and its relationship to quality education and research inAcademic institutions in Kenya
    DF Khamala, EO Makori, DM Njiraine
    Library Philosophy and Practice, 0_1 2018
    Citations: 13

  • Applying Earl's KM model in IK management: with reference to Kenya and South Africa
    D Njiraine, CJB Le Roux
    The Electronic Library 2011
    Citations: 7

  • Enabling knowledge sharing practices for academic and research in higher education institutions
    D Njiraine
    University of Nairobi 2019
    Citations: 6

  • Mapping and auditing indigenous knowledge and its management environment: a comparative study of Kenya and South Africa
    DM Njiraine
    University of Zululand 2012
    Citations: 6

  • Underutilisation of internet facilities at Universities: A Case study of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML), University of Nairobi and United States International University
    DM Njiraine
    University of Nairobi 2000
    Citations: 4

  • Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities.
    DM Njiraine, DN Ocholla, J LeRoux
    2008
    Citations: s Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities.

  • Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities.
    DM Njiraine, DN Ocholla, J LeRoux
    2008
    Citations: 3

  • The Influence of Internal Promotion and Training Incentives on Employee Performance at University of Nairobi
    D Njiraine
    European Journal of Business and Management 11 (14), 63-79 2019
    Citations: 2

  • Digital Technologies for Information and Knowledge Management
    T Kwanya, J Kiplang'at, J Wamukoya, D Njiraine
    2020
    Citations: 1

  • Financial Incentive as a Yardstick for Employee Performance: The Case of University of Nairobi
    D Njiraine
    European Journal of Business and Management 11 (8), 78-87 2019
    Citations: 1

  • Applying Earl's KM Model in IK Management
    D Njiraine
    International Conference on Information Management and Evaluation, 281 2010
    Citations: 1

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

1. Kwanya, T., Kiplanga't, J., Wamukoya, J., & Njiraine, D. (Eds.). (2019). Digital Technologies for Information and Knowledge Management. Nairobi: The Technical University of Kenya.
2. Njiraine, D. (2019). The Influence of Internal Promotion and Training Incentives on Employee Performance at University of Nairobi. European Journal of Business and Management, (11) 14, 63-79.
3. Njiraine, D. (2019). Enabling Knowledge Sharing Practices for Academic and Research in Higher Education Institutions. Information and Knowledge Management, (9) 3, 82-89.
4. Njiraine, D. (2019). Financial Incentive as a Yardstick for Employee Performance: the Case of University of Nairobi. European Journal of Business and Management, (8) 9, 78-87.
5. Khamala, Dorothy Flora; Makori, Elisha O.; and Njiraine, Dorothy Muthoni (2018), Webometrics Ranking and Its Relationship to Quality Education and Research in Academic Institutions in Kenya. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). 2020.http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/2020
6. Kamau, G. N; Njiraine, D. 2017. An Assessment of the Accessibility of Electronic Information Resources by Academic Library Users: A Case of the University of Nairobi. In: Kwanya, T., Kiplang’at, J. and Wamukoya, J. Emerging Trends in Information and Knowledge Management. Eldoret: Moi University Press. 101-112.
7. Kingori, G. M; Njiraine, D & Maina, S. (2016). Implementation of information literacy programmes in public libraries. Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 33 No. 2 pp. 17 – 22. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
8. Makori, E. O; Njiraine, D & Talam, P. (2015). Practical Aspects of Implementation of Institutional Repositories in Africa with Reference to the University of Nairobi. New Library World. Volume: 116 No. 9/10, pp.610 – 640. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
9. Njiraine, D. (2012). Mapping and Auditing Indigenous Knowledge and its Management Environment: A Comparative Study of Kenya and South Africa. Saarbrücken (Germany): Lambert Academic Publishing.
10. Njiraine, D & LeRoux. (2011). Applying Earl’s KM model in IK management: with reference to Kenya and South Africa. The Electronic Library, Vol. 29 No. 6, pp. 817- 827 Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
11. Njiraine, D; Ocholla, D.N & Onyancha, B. (2011). Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya and South Africa: an informetrics study, a chapter (Chapter 7, pgs. 90 - 104) in Research issues in Information Studies in a changing local and global environment: Some African perspectives. Ed. By Dennis Ocholla and Johannes Britz. Saarbrücken (Germany): Lambert Academic Publishing.
12. Njiraine, D; Ocholla, D.N & Onyancha, B. (2010). Indigenous knowledge research in Kenya and South Africa: an informetrics study. African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (Indilinga). Vol. 9, Issue 2, 194 - 210.
13. Njiraine, D; Ocholla, D.N & LeRoux. (2008). Auditing the Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa (IKS). Challenges and Opportunities. Journal of the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA), Vol. 27, 203-222.