Esther Obachi


University of Nairobi
University Way - University of Nairobi
30197 - 00100


Digital Content Librarian


University of Nairobi (UoN) Digital Repository Librarian with a passion in Science communication as well as training on academic publishing; academic integrity and Research Data Management.

Currently, my work involves training of faculty and postgraduate students on the use of online information resources, Open Access publishing, supervising the digitization and uploading of documents onto the university repository; Sensitizing students and staff on issues of plagiarism, Open source referencing tools, online presence and copyright at the University of Nairobi

Former National Secretary & immediate past Vice Chairperson of the Kenya Library Association (KLA) as well as a member of the organizing committee of the Maktaba Library of the Year Awards.

A member of the UoN Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA)
Committee member of the Biodiversity Heritage (BHL) Library, Africa
Academic Qualifications
• Degree in LIS
• Master of Arts in Medical Sociology
• Master in Information Science
• Postgraduate Diploma in Gender & Development Studies
• Certificate in Science Communication