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Musa Olaka, Ph.D.

 
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Musa Olaka, Ph.D.
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Title
Director, Prairie View A&M University Libraries

Education

PhD. -- University of Missouri - Columbia, MO. (Information Science and learning Technologies)

M. Ed. -- Kenyatta University, Kenya. (Library Studies)

Bachelor of Education -- Kenyatta University, Kenya. (Arts)

Professional Experience

Director of Libraries, Prairie View A & M University, USA, AUG. 2018- TO DATE.

Librarian for African Studies, Global & International Studies University of Kansas, USA, Jul. 2018.

Assistant Library Director, & Head Information Services Unit. Southeast Missouri State University, USA, Feb. 2014 to Feb 2015.

Librarian, Holocaust and Genocide Studies Center, University of South Florida, USA. Nov. 2010 to Feb 2014.

Awards

2016. NEH Digital Humanities Summer Fellowship. Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies: An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice for Africana Studies.

Publications

Khayesi, M.; Olaka, M.W. (2015). Embedded Librarianship in Academic Libraries in Kenya: Experiences of Librarians and part-time students in masters degree programs, and librarians. Maktaba: A journal of the Kenya Library Association.
Vol4 (1), 189-203.

Olaka, M.W.; Adkins, D. (2013) Problem Solving Strategies that Kenyan Academic Librarians Utilize when Presented with Copyright Queries. Library Review.
Vol.62 (3), 118-133.

Olaka, M.W.; Adkins, D. (2012). Exploring copyright knowledge in relation to experience and education level among academic librarians in Kenya. International Information & Library Review. Vol. 44 (1), 40-51.
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John B. Coleman Library
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 519, MS 1040, Prairie View, Texas 77446
Physical Address: L.W. Minor St. / University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446
Reference: (936) 261-1535, Circulation: (936) 261-1542
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