Munetsi - Libraian/Records Manager. Masters in Records Management - Berea, KZN, South Africa

Ndakasharwa Munetsi

Berea, KZN, South Africa


Worked as data Data Librarian at Africa Centre institute for population studies. Some of the the duties include updating their instituional repository (IR), Managing their Database called the Indepth Network for Demographic population Suvelliance System which consists of 49 member countries in Africa,
Tracking pubilcations with journals to be on Open Access .
Uploading published materials on their database which is more or less like digitization
Processing scientists research productivity and uploading their publication on Integrated Research Management Access (IRMA)
Dealing with Scientists requests


Libraian/Records Manager. Masters in Records Management

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Senior Data Librarian & Information

Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies

From January 2013

Specialist for INDEPTH Network -Ishare at
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies
Duties Managing INDEPTH Network database
Uploading publications and presentation on Zotero
(Reference manager and Pupmed Central)
Hyperlink each publication and presentation on
Uploading of Scientists publications on IRMA
database & Make follow -ups on Scientists
Research Productivity.

Part Time Researcher

Durban University Technology- Writing Centre

March 2012 - December 2012

Duties Assisting students with their Academic Writing
(Editing Articles-proofreading, formulating
argument, developing ideas etc.)
Assisting students on proposal writing and their

Assistant Librarian
Durban University of Technology (DUT)
Duties Assisting users on information searches and retrieval using symphony online databases
Assisting students on how to retrieve and export
documents/articles using Endnote reference

Howard Colledge

From June 2011

03/02/2014 • Prepare exhibitions on world-special events such as Human Rights day-United Nations
Information Centre (UNIC Library-Pretoria )

Information Librarian & Research Fellow

Unesco Human Rights

August 2010 - December 2011

Social Grants Co-ordinator
Data and Information management
Assisting on selection of library books for acquisition
Assist staff in computer and ICT matters for computer users by logging requests and solving
basic problems


United Nations and Information Centre

January 2008 - September 2008

Reference Services:

• Referring clients to other sources or expertise within the United Nations and outside • Provide induction to UN collection and facilities

Administration of the the Documentation Centre
• Verifying and acknowledging records in the registry
• Appraisal, arrangement, and descriptive inventory of manuscript material in the registry
• Managing the Library information, users, and equipment
• Daily clippings for the UN and also Maintain the clipping boards
• Keeping records if information materials received and maintaining the library filling
• Answering of different queries concerning the UN agencies
• Assisting users who would like to source more materials from other online UN resources
• Cataloguing and classifying of library materials Using a CDs-ISIS system and shelving of processed documents
• Library theme promotion and exhibition of UN posters on special events (eg World
population day)



January 2002 - April 2005

Coordinator (University of

• Lending Coordinator
• Cataloguing and classification of books using In Magic system
• Preparing budget for the library
• Selecting and identify materials for acquisition from university faculties
• Abstracting and indexing of periodicals
• Conduct continuous database training for staff and students
• Identify training needs for staff, students and other external users.
• Analyse client's needs to determine what information is appropriate, as well as searching
for, acquiring and providing information
• Request information on behalf clients both electronically and manually
• Attended Conference on Exploring Trends, Theories and Trans-disciplinarily at UKZN on 9-10 October 2013
• Attended a workshop (Library Week)at DUT on Educate yourself at your own library on 20/03/2013 • Volunteer and attend workshops at Unesco-Human rights Centre (University of Fort

Qualifications & Certifications

Records managment

University of Fort Hare

University of Fort Hare

library and Information Science

University of Fort Hare

Library and Information

Harare Polytechnic

Knowledge Sharing Strategies in University

University of KwaZulu

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