University of Dar es Salaam Library journal

The University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal publishes articles on all aspects of library and information science. These include organization and dissemination of information, library education and training, information technology and its application in libraries, book reviews and short communications.

This journal can be accessed at the African Journals Online at the following link and Journal issue list at the following link


Prof. J. Nawe: Professor of Library and Information Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Prof. L. O. Aina: Professor, Department of Library and  Information Studies, Studies, University of Botswana

Prof. A. A. Alemna: University Librarian, Balme Library,  University of Ghana

Dr. A.M. Kabudi: Senior Lecturer  and  Director,  University of Dar es Salaam Library

Dr. A. Olden: Senior Lecturer, Thames Valley University, United Kingdom.                           

Prof.  A. Nkhoma-Wamunza              Chief Editor

Dr. H. Mungwabi                                Assistant Editor

Dr. A. Mcharazo                                 Committee member   

Mr. A. Kanuya                                    Committee member

The journal is published twice per year, that is June and December.

Annual subscription rates:

Within Africa:             US $ 10.00 (Including postage and handling)

Outside Africa:           US $ 20.00 (Including postage and handling)

All correspondence should be addressed to:

The Editor,

University of Dar es Salaam Library Journal,

P.O.Box  35092,

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

E-mail: or

Vol 11, No 1 (2016): University of Dar es Salaam Library journal

Table of Contents


Abbas M Omar, Haji A Haji, Masoud H Nassor
Athumani S Samzugi
Ireneus Luambano
Joel F Nchahoruri, Hosea Mungwabi
Sarah Kaddu