• University of Zululand (South Africa), 2004, PhD. Library and Information Sciences
  • Moi University (Kenya), 1995, Master of Philosophy in Information Sciences (LIS)
  • Moi University (Kenya), 1992, Bachelor of Science Information Sciences

Professional Experience

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs & Research) , Africa International University, Kenya June 2021 – present
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Planning and Infrastructure) at the Technical University of Kenya (2013-2018)
  • Director, Moi University, Nairobi campus (2006-2013)

Prof. Joseph Kiplang’at

Prof. Joseph Kiplang’at

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs & Research) (DVCAAR)


  • Walsh, J; Cobb, Peter, Kiplang’at, J et al (2022). Digital Humanities in the iSchool. Journal for the Association of Information Sciences and Technology (JASIST). Vol. 73 Issue 2 Pages 188-203
  • Chege, C., Kiplang’at J., Rotich, D.C. (2020) Access and Use of Information by Rural Communities in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya: The Case of Maarifa Centres. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, Vol.10, No.5, 2020
  • Chege, C., Kiplang’at J., Rotich, D.C. (2019) Information services provided by Maarifa Telecentres to rural communities in ASALs in Kenya. INKANYISO: The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 11(1) 2019 PP. 50-68
  • Kiilu, P., Otike, J., Kiplang’at, J. (2019). Perceptions of Undergraduates on E-Books in comparison to Print and their E-books Expectations: A case of Public Universities in Kenya. Journal of Library Philosophy and Practice (E-Journal 2971).