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Chawinga, W.D.

Journal Articles

Phiri, A., Chipeta, G. T., & Chawinga, W. D. (2018). Information needs and barriers of rural smallholder farmers in developing countries: A case study of rural smallholder farmers in Malawi. Information Development, 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02666669187552222

Chawinga, W.D. & Chipeta, G. (2017). A synergy of knowledge management and business. Business Information Review, 4(1) 25–36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266382116689171

  Chawinga, W.D. (2017).Taking social media to a university classroom: teaching and learning using Twitter and blogs. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 14 (3):1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41239-017-0041-6

Chawinga, W.D. (2016). Teaching and learning 24/7 using Twitter in a university classroom: Experiences from a developing country. E-Learning and Digital Media, 13(1-2), 45-61.

            http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2042753016672381

Chawinga, W.D. & Zinn, S. (2016). Use of Web 2.0 by students in the Faculty of Information Science and Communications at Mzuzu University, Malawi. South African Journal of Information Management, 18(1).   http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajim.v18i1.694.

Chawinga, W.D. & Zozie, P.A. (2016). Information needs and barriers to information sources by open and distance learners: a case of Mzuzu University, Malawi. South African Journal of Information Management, 18(1).  http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/sajim.v18i1.692.

Chawinga, W.D., & Zozie, P.A (2016). Increasing access to higher education through open and distance learning: empirical findings from Mzuzu University, Malawi. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning,     17(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v17i4.2409

Chawinga, W.D. & Zinn, S. (2015). Lecturers’ use of Web 2.0 in the Faculty of Information Science and Communications at Mzuzu University, Malawi. Mousaion: South African Journal of Information Studies, 33(4), 62-85. http://www.upjournals.co.za/index.php/LIS/article/view/699.

Chawinga, W. & Ngwira, F. (2015). The role of the Mzuzu American Corner Information Technology and Communication Centre, Malawi. Innovation: journal of appropriate librarianship and information work in Southern Africa, (50): 20-43. http://reference.sabinet.co.za/document/EJC174762

Chipeta, G. & Chawinga, W. (2012). An investigation on the strategies for developing and sustaining strong library associations: a case of the Malawi Library Association (MALA). Malawi Journal of Library and Information Science, 1(1): 59-71.  


Book Chapters

Chipeta, G., & Chawinga, W. (2017). Knowledge Management Capability in Higher Education: The Case of Lecturers at Mzuzu University, Malawi. In: B, Gunjal (ed.), Managing Knowledge and Scholarly Assets in Academic Libraries. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (Pp.302-333). 
http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225- 1741-2


Journal articles in press

Chawinga, W., Majawa, F. (2018). Assessing the recovery of Mzuzu University Library after a fire disaster: successes, challenges and lessons learnt. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science. In Press, Corrected Proof.  https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajlais/index

Zozie, P., & Chawinga, W. (2018). Mapping an Open Digital University in Malawi: Implications for Africa. Research in Comparative and International Education. In Press, Corrected Proof. http://journals.sagepub.com/home/rci

Chipeta, G., & Chawinga, W. (2018). A tracer study of Library and Information Science graduates of Mzuzu University. African Journal of Library Archives and  Information Science. In Press, Corrected Proof. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajlais/index

Nyaslulu, C., & Chawinga, W. (2018). The role of ICTs in the delivery of health services  in rural communities: Experiences from a developing country. South African Journal of Information management. In Press, Corrected Proof. https://sajim.co.za/index.php/sajim.


Conference proceeding papers

Chawinga, W., Kanyundo, A., Dube, G. & Abdullah, H. (2017). Thriving on the power of a record: experiences from Mzuzu University. In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch (ESARBICA) General Conference. Hosted by: The National Archives of Malawi, 7 -11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Chawinga, W., Lihoma, P., & Mkuwira, M. (2017). Withstanding the test of time: long-term stewardship of digital archives in Malawi. In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch (ESARBICA) General Conference. Hosted by: The National Archives of Malawi, 7 -11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Malanga, D, & Chawinga, W. (2017). E-records Readiness in Malawi Local Government Councils: The Case Study of Karonga Town Council. In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa   Regional Branch (ESARBICA) General ConferenceHosted by: The National Archives of Malawi, 7-11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Mkuwira, M. & Chawinga, W. (2017).  Blending ICT into Knowledge Management at National Archives of Malawi”. ROBERT MOFFAT MKUWIRA, National Archives of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi. In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch (ESARBICA) General Conference. Hosted by: The National Archives of Malawi, 7-11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi

Dube, G., Chawinga, W., & Kanyundo, A. (2017). Can a university library manage an  archive and record centre? Weighing possibilities and impossibilities at Mzuzu University, Malawi. In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional   Branch (ESARBICA) General Conference. Hosted by:  The National Archives of   Malawi, 7-11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Dube, G., Chawinga, W., & Kanyundo, A. (2017). The media frenzy in Malawi: an  opportunity or a challenge for the Anti-corruption Bureau? In: proceedings of the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch (ESARBICA) General ConferenceHosted by: The National Archives of Malawi, 7-11 August 2017. Lilongwe, Malawi.

Chawinga, W. (2016). Unmasking the potential of web 2.0 in academic libraries in Malawi: empirical findings. In: proceedings of the 22nd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by:   the Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April 25-30, 2016 (pp. 107-116).

Kapasule, A. & Chawinga, W. (2016). Revolutionizing scholarly communications through institutional repositories: empirical findings from a university (college) in Malawi. In: proceedings of the 22nd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and  Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by the Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April         25-30, 2016 (pp. 377-385).

Abdullah, H., Chawinga, W. & Mwabumba, L. (2016). Diffusion of information/knowledge for growing forest herbs amongst traditional healers: a case of traditional healers at Ekwendeni, Malawi.In: proceedings of the 22nd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted the Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April 25-30, 2016 (pp. 365-373).

Selemani, A., Phiri, A. & Chawinga, W. (2016).  Awareness of digital rights management in academic libraries: a survey of three selected Malawian  university/college libraries. In: proceedings of the 22nd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by the Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April 25-30, 2016 (pp. 217-225).

Chawinga, W.D.  (2015). A Decade of Formal Library and Information Science Education in Malawi: the Case of Mzuzu University. In: the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Hosted by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 15-21 August, 2015, Cape Town: South Africa. Available online at: http://library.ifla.org/1073/


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