Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Kgomotso Hildegard Moahi

Kgomotso H. Moahi is Associate Professor and Dean in the Faculty of Humanities. Prior to that, she was head of the Department of Library and Information Studies, a position she held for 6 years. As Head of the Department of Library and Information Studies, she oversaw the move away from year-long subject system to semesterisation and the introduction of the information systems component of the Department’s offerings. Kgomotso Moahi has researched and written extensively on the use of ICTs in information management and librarianship and promotion and protection of indigenous knowledge, as well as health informatics. Kgomotso has served in many university-wide committees, which included the Computer Steering Committee, Library Committee, Senate, and UB Council. She has served as Chair of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Student Academic Dishonesty at UB – a task force set up by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic to explore the extent of academic dishonesty amongst students and make recommendations on ways to address it. She has also represented the University in her professional service by participating in a number of initiatives aimed at encouraging the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for development such as the development of an ICT policy for Botswana (MAITLAMO) in 2004. She was co-chair of the health commission in the 2nd World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) conference that took place in Gaborone in 2005. She participated in a Telemedicine feasibility study that was spearheaded by the Botswana Technology Centre (BOTEC) in 2005/2006. Together with information professionals at UB, she helped found the Children’s Information Trust in 2004, which aims to encourage the development of libraries in primary schools in a bid to facilitate development of information literacy skills of primary school children in Botswana.
Body Bottom