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Publications in refereed Journals

Hamooya, C., Njobvu, B. and Mulauzi,  F.  (2014). ‘The Legal Framework of Archives and Records Management in Financial Institutions in Zambia’ Zambia Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 2, No. 1 & 2, pp. 53-67. ISSN:2310 6395.

Njobvu B. (2013). ‘Marketing of legislative and parliamentary information services.’ Zambia Library Association Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1 & 2,  pp. 174-179. ISSN:0049-853X.

Njobvu, B., Hamooya, C., Bwalya, T.  (2013). ‘The challenges of  teaching literacy skills in primary schools in Zambia.’ Zambia Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 109-114. ISSN:2310 6395.

Njobvu, B., Munyima, M.  and  Hamooya, C. (2013). ‘The role of tangible  and intangible cultures in preserving cultural heritage.’ Zambia Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 142-153.  ISSN:2310 6395.

Njobvu, B., Hamooya, C. and Mwila. C.C. (2012). ‘Marketing and public programming of the services at  the National Archives of Zambia’ South African Journal of Information Studies, Vol. 30, pp. 219 – 227. ISSN:0027-2639-30.

Hamooya, C.  Mulauzi, F. Njobvu, B. (2011).  ‘Archival legislation and the management of public sector records in Zambia: a critical review.’ Journal of the South African Society of Archivists. Vol. 44, pp. 116-123. ISSN:1012 2796.

Chisunka, C.C., Kaoma, L., Mulauzi, F. and Njobvu, B. (2011).  ‘Integration of Information Communication Technology in education: The level at which Information and Communication Technologies training should be introduced in Zambian Education ‘Zambia Library Association Journal, Volume 25 number 1&2 pp 85-94. ISSN:0049-853X.

Njobvu, B. and Hamooya, C. (2010). ‘Digital rights management and access to information in archives, libraries and museums’. ESARBICA Journal. Volume  29 pp 65-75. ISSN:0376 4753.

Hamooya, C. and Njobvu, B. (2010). ‘Digitization of archival materials: The case of National Archives Of Zambia’. ESARBICA Journal. Vol. 29, pp. 176-186. ISSN:0376 4753.

Njobvu, B. (2009). ‘The future of library services in the digital economy’. Zambia Library Association Journal. Vol. 24 No. 1 & 2. ISSN:0049-853X.

Njobvu, B. (2008). ‘The significance of marketing library and information services in ensuring that libraries contribute to the attainment of the millennium development goals’. IFLA Publications; Vol. 134, pp. 89-98. ISBN:978-3-598-22040-1.

Lungu, G.I. and Njobvu, B. (2008). ‘ The role of libraries and information services in ensuring environmental sustainability’ . IFLA Publications; Vol. 134, pp. 201-216. ISBN:978-3-598-22040-1.

Nkhoma, B.P. and Njobvu, B. (2008). ‘Attempts at formulating public library legislation in Zambia: Forty five years of failure’. Zambia Library Association Journal. Vol. 23, No. 1 & 2, pp. 1-12. ISSN:0049-853X.

Njobvu, B. (2007). ‘Digital divide: A study among university students and academics in the UK and Zambia’.  Zambia Library Association Journal. Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 26-41. ISSN:0049-853X.

Njobvu, B. (2007). ‘Zambian libraries to fight poverty through the provision of information to help the country attain the Millennium Development Goals by 2015: A paper presented at the Zambia Library Association Pre-AGM Seminar in Livingstone on 19th July 2007.’  Zambia Library Association  Journal. Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 56-65. ISSN:0049-853X.

Hamooya, C., Njobvu, B. and Mulauzi, F. (2012). ‘To digitize or not to digitize library and archival materials: a cost benefit analysis for Zambia.’ In Akakandelwa, A. (Ed), Information for sustainable development in the digital environment: Proceedings of the  Library Association Annual Conference held in Livingstone, Zambia,  from 30 August to 2nd September 2012 (pp 8-12). Lusaka: Zambia Library Association.

Wamundila, S., Mlauzi, F., Mtanga, N., and Njobvu, B. (2012). ‘Meeting the training needs for the needs for knowledge and content management specialists: A case of Southern African Universities’ in Ormondi, B. and Onyango, C. (Eds.) Information for Sustainable Development in a Digital Environment: Proceedings of the Twentieth Standing Conference of East, Central and Southern African Library Association, 4th to 8th June 2012,  Nairobi, pp. 49-59. ISBN:9789-9666-9467-6.

Njobvu, B. (2009).  A study to assess the level of students’ awareness of copyright issues at the University of Zambia Department of Library and Information Studies. A paper published in the SCANUL-ECS Proceedings of its 8th Conference Held at Cresta Golf View Hotel on 14th July 2008. ISSN:978-9982-22-199-3.

Njobvu, B. (2009). ‘Intellectual property and copyright issues in East, Central and Southern Africa.’ Proceedings of the 8th Standing Conference of the National and University Libraries of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, 14th July 2008, Lusaka, Zambia.

Hamooya,  C., Njobvu, B. Mulauzi, F. (2012). ‘Digitization: A panacea for increased access to historical information at the National Archives of Zambia.’ Available at


Books and Chapters in Books

Njobvu, B. and Kapungwe, A. (2011). ‘Zambia’ in Karsenti, T. Collin, S and Harper, T. (eds.) Pedagogical Integration of ICT: Successes and challenges from 100+ African Schools. Ottawa: IDR, pp 290-306.  ISBN:9782-9238-0816-1.

Njobvu, B. (Ed.) (2008). ‘Proceedings of the Eighteenth Standing Conference of East, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations’. The conference was held in Lusaka at The International Conference Centre from 15th -19th July 2008. Lusaka. ISBN:978-9982-9908-0-6.

Njobvu, B. and Koopman, S. (Eds.).  (2008). ‘Libraries and information services towards the attainment of the UN Millennium Development Goals.’ Munich: K.G. Saur.  ISBN:978-3-598-22040-1.

Unpublished Teaching and Learning Materials Developed

Njobvu, B. and Chifwepa, V. (2010). ‘Application of Information Communication Technology (ICTs) in teaching’  Lusaka; The University of Zambia.

Njobvu, B., Bwalya, T. and Mwalimu, E.C., (2010). ‘Introduction to Information Communication Technology.’ The University of Zambia, Institute of Distance Education.

Njobvu, B. (2010). ‘Information Communication Technology and communication skills for teachers.’ A module for Bachelor of Teacher Education Students. The University of Zambia Institute for Distance Education. Lusaka.