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Library Director and Associate Professor, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Dr. Elisha Chiware is the Director of Cape Peninsula University of Technology Libraries in Cape Town, South Africa. Elisha has also served as the Secretary of IATUL (International Association of University Libraries Board). Dr. Chiware has worked in libraries and LIS schools in Namibia, Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. He has also worked as an international information management consultant – establishing trade information centres in the East, South and Central African regions.

He holds a BA (Economics and Political Science) from the University of Zimbabwe, a Master of Library Science from Indiana University (Bloomington) and DPhil Information Science from the University of Pretoria.


  • –present
    Library Director, Cape Peninsula University of Technology


  • 2008 
    University of Pretoria, DPhil Information Science

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Library Director
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation