Samwel Sitati Wanyonyi

 Samwel Sitati Wanyonyi

Name: Samwel Sitati Wanyonyi

Contact details:

E-mail: ssitati@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Kisii University, Kenya, 2016-2018Bachelor in Library and Information Science
Siaya Institute of Science and Technology, Kenya, 1998-2001Diploma in Information Studies

Field of Specialization

Library and Information Science

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Kenya Library Association (KLA)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
March 2015 to DateKibabii UniversityDeputy University LibrarianLibrary Assistant
  • Implementation of effective and efficiency retrieval of materials by accessioning,
  • Cataloguing, classification, routing, filing and shelving of books and other information materials;
  • Helping patrons to source for information and resource materials(e-journals and books)
  • Providing User Education; and orientation to the library patrons.
  • Charging and discharging of books to patrons and keeping a record of the same;
  • Monitoring the readership and renewal of books and journals
  • Undertake regular Stock taking to identify the status of the library;
April 2014 to February 2015Laikipia UniversityUniversity LibrarianLibrary Assistant
  • Implementation of effective and efficiency retrieval of materials by accessioning,
  • Cataloguing, classification, routing, filing and shelving of books and other information materials;
  • Helping patrons to source for information and resource materials(e-journals and books)
  • Providing User Education; and orientation to the library patrons.
  • Charging and discharging of books to patrons and keeping a record of the same;
  • Monitoring the readership and renewal of books and journals
  • Undertake regular Stock taking to identify the status of the library;
Jan 2006 to March 2014Mwangaza CollegePrincipalLibrarian
  • Preparing budget for acquisition and maintenance of a wide range of information materials; with the help of departmental heads and principal.
  • Driving the process of modernizing the library and regularly reviewing its operations and advising on strategies to improve efficiency;
  • Sending and filing reminders to users with overdue books;
  • Charging and discharging of books to users and keeping a record of the same;
  • Filing of records (Exam text papers, forms and receipts).
  • Managing the staff under the library department;
  • Monitoring the readership and renewal of books and journals
  • Coordinating and supervising operations for specific service areas (Registration,Circulation, Reference Services)
  • Undertake regular Stock taking to identify the status of the library;
  • Coordinate the maintenance and repair of books (binding, covering) and library equipment;
  • Cataloguing, classification, routing, filing and shelving of books and other information materials;
  • Helping patrons to source for information and resource materials(e-journals and books)
  • Providing User Education; and orientation to the library patrons.
  • Charging and discharging of books to patrons and keeping a record of the same;
  • Monitoring the readership and renewal of books and journals
  • Undertake regular Stock taking to identify the status of the library;

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