Staff Profiles

Prof. Priti Jain


Faculty of Humanities

Library and Information Studies


Location: Block 244 E, Office No. 64
Phone: + (267) 355 5086
Email Prof. Priti Jain

  • 2004: D Litt et Phil (Doctor of Literature and Philosophy) in Information Science, University of South Africa (UNISA), South Africa
  • 1997: MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Studies) University of Botswana


Priti Jain is a Professor of Information and Knowledge Management in the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of Botswana. She holds BA (Hons) and LLB degrees from Meerut University, India, a Master’s in Library and Information Studies from the University of Botswana, and a DLit et Phil (Doctor of Literature and Philosophy) from Unisa, South Africa. In her 17 years’ working experience in Library and information world, Priti has written extensively in referred journals and has presented sever al papers in international conferences. She serves on five editorial boards in international journals. She is engaged in various community initiatives. She teaches and researches in knowledge management and information Science courses. Her current areas of research interest are: Knowledge management, Open access, Institutional Repositories, and Digital Scholarship. 

  • Knowledge Management
  • Information Management
  • Customer knowledge management
  • General management for information professionals
  • Information Science

  • Knowledge management
  • Open access
  • Institutional Repositories
  • Big Data, and
  • Digital Scholarship

  • Knowledge Management
  • Digital Literacy
  • Scholarly communication and open access
  • Staff Motivation
  • Social Media
  • Library productivity
  • Information Seeking Behavior
  • Records Management
  • Evaluation of information Service

  1. Jain, Priti (2020). Knowledge Management in Libraries and Information Centres: A Bibliometric Perspective. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 431-453.
  2. Jain, Priti (2019). Big Data and Library Management: Opportunities and Challenges for Librarians In Olatokun, W.M., Aremu, A.O., and Adetimirin, A. (Editors) Research on Contemporary Issues in Media Resources and Information and Communication Technology use: A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Iyabo Motolagbe Mabawonku, pp. 39-57. ISBN: 978-978-974-481-7.
  3. Jain, Priti (2018). Perspectives on Trends and Development of Institutional Repositories in the Context of Africa, Unilorin International Journal of Library and Information Science (Uijlis), Vol. 1, No. 1 & 2, pp. 1-12.
  4. Jain, Priti & Mnjama, Nathan (2017). Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations, IGI-Global, USA. ISBN 9781522519652, pp. 240

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