Dr Elisha Chiware
Professional Title: Librarian
Primary domain: Information Science
Organization name: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Cape Town - South Africa
Dr. Elisha Chiware is the Director of Cape Peninsula University of Technology Libraries. He holds a BA degree from the University of Zimbabwe, MLS from Indiana University and PhD from the University of Pretoria. He is also the current Secretary of IATUL ( International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries Board (2012- 2017), he is an active member of LIASA – Library and Information Association of South Africa, he serves on the IFLA Section on Statistics and Evaluation (2011 -2017) and on the SANLIC Board. Elisha Chiware has also worked in libraries in Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. He has published over 20 articles, two books and presented several papers at international conferences. He has also worked as an information management consultant – establishing trade information centres in the East, Southern and Central African regions. At CPUT Libraries he has been at the forefront of establishing Research Data Management services, a national library statistics database and growing collaborative networks with institutional academics support units.