Staff Profiles

Dr. Athulang Mutshewa

1. PhD ( Doctor of Philosophy, Information Systems) University of Cape Town

2. MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Studies ) University of Botswana

3. PGDE ( Postgraduate Diploma in Education) University of Botswana

4. BSc.  University of Botswana

Dr. Athulang Mutshewa is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana. He teaches and supervisors students at undergraduate, Masters and PhD levels in the areas of Information systems and Library and Information Science, and has graduated students at all these levels. Dr Mutshewa has been a resource person in a number of workshops in information management He researches in the areas of ICT4D, information systems, Information seeking and use behaviour, and information retrieval. His publications include articles in international journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, book review and technical reports,

Library and information studies


Information Systems


Research Methods


Information and Society

Information Management

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) ICT4D,

Technology adoption

Information seeking and use Behaviors

Information Literacy

Research Data Management

Information and Knowledge Management

Technology Adoption


Information Seeking and use behavior


Mobile banking

1. Mooketsi, Bojelo Esther and Mutshewa, Athulang (2019). An Exploratory Investigation of Students’use of SocialNetworking Sites (SNS) and their Individual and Social Needs: A Case Study of the University of Botswana Undergraduates. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science. Vol 29 No. 2 (October 2019) 135 – 14 2.

2. Tiroyaone Wright Kophuting & Athulang Mutshewa (2017): Analyzing Critical Incidents Stories to Understand Change Management Process in the Adoption of e- Resources at the University of Botswana Library, International Information & Library Review, DOI: 10.1080/10572317.2017.1301236 3.

3. Mutshewa, A (2010) The use of information by environmental Planers: A qualitative study using Grounded Theory methodology. Information Processing and Management, 46, 212 – 232

In pursuit of academic excellence