Nathan Mnjama

Nathan Mnjama is a Professor in the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana with specialization in Archives and Records Management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of Nairobi, a Postgraduate Diploma in Archives and Records Management from University of Ghana, a Post Graduate Diploma in History from Girton College, Cambridge and a PhD in Archival Studies from University College, London. Prof Mnjama has worked as an archivist and records manager at the Kenya National Archives and was responsible for the location and copying of Kenyan archives from the UK between 1980 and 1985. He has considerable experience in teaching and delivery of archives and records management programmes having lectured at the School of Information Sciences, Moi University Kenya prior to joining the Department of Library and Information Studies University of Botswana where he has been instrumental in the design of archives and records management programmes since 1996. Prof Mnjama is a well-known speaker and presenter in archives and records management forums in East and Southern Africa. He has published extensively in the field of archives and records management in Africa. Mnjama has participated in several records management initiatives organized by the International Records Management Trust aimed at improving archives and records keeping practices in Africa.


Open Access Implications for Sustainable Social, Political, and Economic Development
Priti Jain, Nathan Mnjama, O. Oladokun. © 2021. 360 pages.
Open access publishing can be used as a strategic tool to avail access to information and achieve universal literacy. Open access has gained importance over the past 15 years by...
Preserving Endangered Archives Through Open Access: The Role of the Endangered Archive Programme in Africa
Nathan Mnjama. © 2021. 18 pages.
Archives and manuscript collections, when well preserved, play a pivotal role in the preservation of corporate memory as well as the transmission of culture, building of national...
Archival Access and Public Programming
Nathan Mnjama. © 2018. 22 pages.
This chapter discusses archival access, archival programming, and archival advocacy and the manner in which these programmes are conducted within archival institutions...
Priti Jain, Nathan Mnjama. © 2017. 3 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations.
Archival Legislation and Archival Services in Africa
Nathan Mnjama. © 2014. 21 pages.
The chapter provides conceptual underpinnings and experience of archival legislation and archival services in Africa. General perspectives of archival legislation and the...