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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 Publications

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. 

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.

Kapondera, S.K. & Chigona, W. (2018). Domestication of Telecentres by Malawian Rural Women. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 10(1): 51-64.

Kapondera, S.K. & Namusanya, D. M. (2017). Uses, benefits and challenges of using rural community telecentres as tools for development: the Case of Vikwa Community Telecentre in Kasungu, Malawi. Journal of Development and Communication Studies, 5(1): 1-21. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jdcs.v5i1.1.

Kapondera, S.K. & Hart, G. (2016). The use of multipurpose community telecentres and  their     services in Malawi:The case of Lupaso Community Telecentre, the South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 82(1): 13-25.      http://sajlis.journals.ac.zadoi:10.7553/82-1-1589    

Kapondera, S.K. (2012). An exploratory study of the role of telecentres in providing rural community access to Information and Communication Technology services in Malawi: A case of Goliati Telecentre. Malawi Journal of Library and Information Science, 1(1):     1-18.

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.

Chawinga, W.D and Chipeta, G.T (2017). A synergy of knowledge management and competitive intelligence: A key for competitive advantage in small and medium business enterprises. Business Information Review, 34(1): 25-36.

Chipeta, G.T and Chawinga, W.D (2017) Knowledge management capability in higher education: The       case of lecturers at Mzuzu University, Malawi. In: Ghunjal, B (ed) Managing Knowledge and     scholarly assets in academic libraries. United States of America: IGI Global.

Chipeta, G. et al. (2012). An investigation on the strategies for developing and sustaining strong library associations: A case of the Malawi library association. Malawi Journal of Library and Information        Science, 1(1): 59-74.

Chipeta, G. (2011). Teaching and learning of Information Literacy in Universities of KwaZulu-Natal, in     South Africa and Malawi. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Chipeta, G.T., Jacobs, D & Mostert, J. (2011). Information literacy education in universities. Some southern African perspectives. In: Ocholla, D.N. and Brits, J (eds) Research Issues in Information Studies in a changing local and global environment. Some African perspectives. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Chipeta, G.T (2010). Information Literacy teaching and learning: a literature Review. Inkanyiso Journal of  Humanities and social Sciences, 2(1): 21-31.

Chipeta, G.T., Jacobs, D &Mostert, J (2009) Teaching and learning of information literacy in some              selected institutions of higher learning in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa and Malawi. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 75(1), 46-57.

Chipeta, G.T. (2007). An exploratory study of the marketing of library and information services: A comparative study of the Mzuzu University and University of Zululand. In: Faculty of Arts 2nd Annual Conference proceedings (eds Ochola, D.O., Nzama, T and Addison C, KwaDlangezwa, South Africa, 18th June, 2007, pp 117-127.  KwaDlangezwa: University of Zululand.

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

Conference proceedings

Ngwira, F. and Majawa, F. (2017). Exploring use of Knowledge Management (KM) principles in the Agriculture sector: Case of Zombwe Extension Planning Areas (EPA) Mzuzu Agricultural Development Division (MZADD) Mzimba, Malawi. In: proceedings of     the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch International Conference for Archivists (ESARBICA) held in Lilongwe from 7 to 11 August 2017

Ngwira F & Majawa, F (2016). “Data Curation Needs of Researchers at Mzuzu      University”     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, 365-373

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.

Chipeta, G. &  Mutula, S. (2018). An integrated approach to mechanisms and Information Technology    used for knowledge sharing in university libraries in Malawi. Journal of Knowledge Management               in Press.

Chipeta, G.T & Chawinga, W.D. (2018). A tracer study of Library and Information Science graduates of    Mzuzu University. African Journal of Library Archives and Information Science (AJLAIS) in Press,               Corrected Proof.

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 Conference.             Hosted 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 Conference.   Hosted 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/

Chaima, M. & Kapondera, S. K. (2017). The usage of Khudze Multipurpose Community Telecentre           in Mwanza District, Malawi. In Cunningham, P. & Cunningham, M.  (Eds).  IST-Africa 2017    Conference, Proceedings, 1-10.

Kapondera, S.K. & Ngalande, E. (2016). Adoption of mobile technologies in Malawian academic    libraries: the case of Mzuzu University library and learning resources centre. Proceedings of the   Standing Conference of the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Librarians and Institutions.      ( SCESCAL). .  Hosted by the Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April            25-30, 2016 (pp165-174).

Kapondera, S.K. (2016). The link between telecentres and rural development in Malawi: The case of             Vikwa Community Telecentre. Proceedings of the Standing Conference of the Eastern, Central       and Southern Africa Librarians and Institutions, Swaziland (SCESCAL).  Hosted by the    Swaziland Library and Information Association (SWALA), April 25-30, 2016 (pp143- 152).

Kanyundo, A. & Kapondera, S.K. (2016). Relieved at last: cataloguing with LibraryThing. Proceedings      of the Standing Conference of the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Librarians and     Institutions, Swaziland. (SCESCAL). .  Hosted by the Swaziland Library and Information         Association (SWALA), April 25-30, 2016 pp73:79).

Kapondera, S.K. (2016). The use of Information and Communication Technologies in academic                  libraries in Malawi: The case of Mzuzu University Library. Proceedings of INTCESS2016 3rd             International Conference on Education and Social Sciences. Istanbul, Turkey, February 8-10             (pp737-746).

Ngwira, F. and Majawa, F. (2017). Exploring use of Knowledge Management (KM) principles in             the Agriculture sector: Case of Zombwe Extension Planning Areas (EPA) Mzuzu        Agricultural Development Division (MZADD) Mzimba, Malawi. In: proceedings of     the 24th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch International Conference for Archivists (ESARBICA) held in Lilongwe from 7 to 11 August 2017

Ngwira F & Majawa, F (2016). “Data Curation Needs of Researchers at Mzuzu      University”     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, 365-373

Chawinga, C, Chawinga, W., Kapondera, S., & Majawa, F. (2018). Electronic Case             Management System in the judiciary: Perspectives from the Judiciary of Malawi. In: proceedings of the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern        African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library and   Information   Association, April 23-29, 2018 (pp.).

 Kapondera, S.K., Chawinga, W., Majawa, F., & Mphunda, J. (2018). The role of     telecentres     in provision of agricultural information in Malawi. In: proceedings of     the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Libraries        Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library and Information     Association, April   23-29, 2018 (pp.).

Lubanga, S.C., Chawinga, W.D., Majawa, F. & Kapondera, S. Web based student             information             management system in universities: experiences from Mzuzu           University.    In: proceedings of the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and            Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library           and Information Association, April 23-29, 2018 (pp.).

Kapondera, S.K. & Chigona, W. (2017). Usage patterns and challenged of multipurpose   community telecentres in Malawi. 2017 SIG Global Development Workshop Seoul, South        Korea.

Kapondera, S.K., Chawinga, W, Majawa, F. & Mphunda, J. (2018). The role of telecentres in       provision of agricultura information in Malawi. In:            proceedings of the 23rd Standing        Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library and             Information Association, April           23-29, 2018 (pp.).

Chawinga, C, Chawinga, W, Kapondera, S., & Majawa, F. (2018). Electronic Case            Management System in the judiciary: Perspectives from the Judiciary of Malawi. In:       proceedings of the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern African            Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library and    Information     Association, April 23-29, 2018 (pp.).


Lubanga, S.C., Chawinga, W.D., Majawa, F. & Kapondera, S. Web based student            information             management system in universities: experiences from Mzuzu            University.      In:        proceedings of the 23rd Standing Conference of Eastern Central and Southern    African            Libraries Association (SCECSAL). Hosted by: the Uganda Library and      Information     Association, April 23-29, 2018 (pp.).

                                                                                                                                               
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