Department of Information Science

Mr J Maluleka

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Information Science
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6004
Fax: 086 614 2512
E-mail: maluljr@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • B.Inf – UNISA
  • Hons B.Inf – UNISA
  • MINF (Cum Laude) - UNISA

Currently teaching

  • AIS1501 – Introducing applied information science
  • AIS2603 – User studies

Fields of academic interests

  • Informetrics/Scientometrics/Bibliometrics
  • Information and communication technology
  • Indigenous knowledge systems,
  • Records management and knowledge management

Journal articles

  • 2014. with Ngoepe M S & Onyancha O B. Research collaboration in archives and records management across and beyond universities in Africa: an informetrics analysis. Mousaion 31(3):1-12
  • 2011. With Onyancha, O.B. Knowledge production through collaborative research in sub-Saharan Africa: how much do countries contribute to each other’s knowledge output and citation impact? Scientometrics, 87(2): 315
  • 2008. With Onyancha, O.B. Referencing patterns in the South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 1996-2007, South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 74(2): 183-196

Paper presentations

  • 2014. With Ngoepe M S and Onyancha, B. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “Research collaboration in archives and records management field across and beyond universities in Africa: an informetric analysis”
  • 2014. With Onyancha O B. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “Trends and patterns of research collaboration in library and information science (LIS) schools in South Africa, 1991 – 2012”
  • 2014. With Ngulube P, Dube L and Mhlongo M. Read a paper at the National University of Science and Technology conference in Zimbabwe, titled: An analysis of publishing patterns in indigenous knowledge in the field of Information Science”
  • 2013. With Van der Walt TB and Makhubela S. Read a paper at the 7th Biennial ProLISSA conference, Pretoria titled: “Knowledge sharing through mentorship programmes in an academic environment: a case study of the mentorship programme of the University of South Africa”
  • 2012. With Ngoepe M S and Onyancha, O B. Read a paper at International Council on Archives conference, Brisbane (Australia) titled: “Trends, patterns, challenges and type of archival research in sub-Saharan Africa: an informetrics analysis”
  • 2012. With Onyancha O B and Mokwatlo K I. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “Does Conference Participation Result in High Research Output? A Correlational Analysis of South Africa’s Conference Papers and Research Articles, 2002-2011
  • 2011. With Onyancha O B. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: M&D students’ preferences for references and referencing in LIS research in South Africa.
  • 2011. With Onyancha OB., Mnkeni- Saurombe N., Mokwatlo K., J and Burger, M. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “Developing a glossary of terms using informetric approaches: methodological issues.
  • 2010. With Onyancha O B. Read a paper at Moi University’s 6th Annual International conference, Eldoret (Kenya) titled: “Knowledge production through collaborative research in Sub-Saharan Africa: An informetric study of the contributions of selected countries, 1995-2008”
  • 2009. With Onyancha O B. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “A review of research collaboration in library and information science (LIS) in selected South African LIS journals, 2001 – 2008”
  • 2008. With Onyancha O B. Read a paper at the Faculty of Arts 2nd Annual Conference, University of Zululand, entitled: “Referencing Patterns in the South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science, 1996-2007”
  • 2007. With Constable T F. Read a paper at the annual conference of the Department of Information Science, University of Zululand titled: “Developing a Departmental Information Practice Centre (IPC) For Student Learning: A case study of the Information Science Department at UNISA”

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of LIASA