University of South Africa, Department of Information Science
Prof Ngoako Marutha is working as a full Professor in the Department of Information Science at the University of South Africa (UNISA). He also serves as a representative of the Unisa Department of Information Science on the International Council on Archives (ICA) and he is an ICA Regular Member of Section on University and Research Institution Archives (ICA/SUV), where he also serve as an executive member for bureau. He is also a regular member for ICA section for Archival education (SAE) and section for the National Assembly. He has recently being appointed ICA New Professionals mentor for year 2023. He is also a member of the South African Society of Archivists and serves on the National Executive Committee as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the South African Society of Archivists. He is also a review editor for the journal Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics. He has published several books, chapters and articles in different national and international publications and presented conference papers. His research interest includes knowledge, archives, and records management, especially on patients and hospital records, electronic records, artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing, Blockchain technology, enterprise content management, big data management and police case records security. The other field of his interest includes library management and marketing as well as Open Distance electronic learning (ODeL). His professional industry background includes working as an information and records manager as well as librarian in several public and private institutions over 13 years. He has been in the academic industry over five years so far. He holds Bachelor of Information studies and Bachelor of Information Studies honour from University of the North (UNIN)-now known as University of Limpopo (UL), Master of Information Science and Doctor of literature and philosophy from University of South Africa (UNISA). He serves as external examiner for masters and doctoral research studies for over seven universities.