STAFF PROFILES

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. G.K.Mulindwa (Director)

Profile coming soon

Mr. Adonia Katungisa (Deputy Director)

Adonia holds a Master’s degree of Science in Information Science (MSc.Info.Sc.)- MUK, 2005; a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science (PGDCS)- MUK, 2001 and a Bachelor’s degree of Library and Information Science (BLIS) – MUK, 1997.  

He is a professional Librarian, administrator, Library and Information Science (LIS) trainer/ Lecturer with a working experience of more than 17 years. Currently, he is working at the National Library of Uganda as Deputy Director (2010- to- date) and at Kyambogo University as Part-time Lecturer on the LIS Program (1999 –to- date)- Areas of specialization being Knowledge Organization and Management, Records Management, and Information Technology. 

He previously worked as an Assistant Librarian at Kyambogo University Library Service for a period of 10 Years (2000 – 2010) where he headed Information and Communication Technologies (ICT’s) service. He also worked as a School Librarian (1997-1999) at St. Henry’s College Kitovu Masaka. 

 

HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS

Mr. Daniel Osinde

He is the head of the Technical Services Department. He holds a bachelors degree in Library and Information Science, Makerere University.Full CV  coming soon. 

Ms. Stella Nekuusa

She is the head of the Inspectorate, Research and Extension Services Department. She holds a bachelors degree in Library and Information Science, Makerere University. Contact details coming soon.

Ms. Hellen Muyomba

Hellen holds a Graduate Diploma in Leadership Development in ICT and the Knowledge Society from Dublin City University in Ireland 2014 and a Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science (BLIS) from Makerere University 2003.

She is a professional Librarian with experience of over 14 years and she joined the National Library of Uganda in 2010 and currently she is the head of Information and Referral Service department. She worked with the Aga Khan Education Service as a school librarian for 3 years and briefly with Makerere University Faculty of Arts Library.

She engineered a project on behalf of National Library with the pregnant teenagers for a year which saw these young future mothers being trained in basic ICT skills to empower them economically after giving birth. Hellen has a passion for libraries and working with people at the grassroots especially the women and children.

She is also a member of the International Network of Emerging Library Innovators (INELI) and a mentee in the INELI- Sub Saharan Africa which is part of a global network of librarians committed to development and implementing library services that improve lives of the people in communities.

 

LIBRARIANS

1. Mr. Raymond Amanyabyoona

 Mr. Raymond Amanyabyoona, 31 years. He is a graduate with Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) with honors from Uganda Christian University-Mukono. He is also a member of Uganda Library Information and Association (ULIA). Currently Raymond works with National Library of Uganda (NLU) in the department of Inspectorate, Research and Extension Services (IRES) which oversees all Public and Community libraries in Uganda. 

At NLU, he has worked on number of projects which includes Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) where he trained unemployed youth in Computer skills to get jobs. He was also on the team which won Libraries for Development Contest at Beyond Access Local Alternatives for Global Development on October 3rd 2012 in the USA. Under this project, Raymond also trained teenage pregnant mothers with computer skills. Apart from that, he has also worked on projects with Book Aid International which Includes Changing Libraries for Children Project,   Open Doors Children's Corners Project, Digital Future for Ugandan Libraries Project among others.

2. Ms. Daisy Ashabaheebwa

She is a librarian in the IRS section. A proud mother of two boys and enjoys interracting with library users of all kinds.

3. Ms Jennifer Nalwanga 

She is an Assistant Librarrian in the IRES department who is very skilled in children's reading tents. She enjoys travelling and making new friends.

4. Mr. Jonath Nsiimenta

He is a volunteer under IRS department.

5. Ms. Anne Bolyn  Atwiine

She is a volunteer librarian under the Technical Services Department. She holds a bachelors degree in LIS, Makerere University.

6. Ms. Jacintha Nabageseera

She is a volunteer librarian under the Technical Services Department.She holds a bachelors degree in LIS, Makerere University.

7. Ms. Barbra Apolot

Barbra holds a Masters in Information Science and a bachelor in Library & Information Science-Makerere University. She also has a post-graduate certificate in project management-Virtual University of Uganda and a certificate in Computer Applications. In the Technical Services Department, she designs databases, manages company website, controls the institutional repository and guides publishers through the publishing process. She recently wrote a proposal and won the Ignite-talk for the Next Library Festival 2017-Denmark & had previously attended an International conference in Austria in 2016. Very ambitious, focused and straight forward person who In her free time writes proposals, does research in LIS field and enjoys joking. 

8. Ms. Julian Namboozo

Julian holds a bachelor of Library and Information Science-Makerere University and a final year student pursuing a Masters in Information Science-Makerere University. She works in the reference section.