Bénilde Mukarubayiza

Job Title: 

Librarian

Contact Info: 

Email: b.mukarubayiza@ur.ac.rw

Office Number: CGIS Library 

Biography: 

Benilde Mukarubayiza is a librarian at University of Rwanda (UR) in the Centre for Geographic information Systems and Remote Sensing (CGIS-UR).  She holds a Masters degree in Library and Information sciences from University Cheikh Anta Diop, School of Library, Archives and Documention (EBAD) in Senegal. 

Professional trainings and workshops 

  1. September 2013: Participating at the 4th CARTA Faculty and Administrators’ Workshop. The 4th CARTA workshop aims is to strengthen the capacity of staff of CARTA member- institutions in research management and Governance, the use of information technology, supervision and mentoring of graduate students, grant writing and librarianship.
  2. September – October 2011: Internship in library of Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ( ITC), University of Twente in The Netherlands.
  3. April 2011: Monitoring and Evaluating Electronic Resources Use (MEERU) in Academic Libraries.
  4. June 2010: Information access to various electronic resources (e-books; e-journals, images and protocols). Organized by OLE and Springer
  5. May 2010: Workshop on planning and Management Project, organized by INASP and University of Rwanda
  6. February 2010: Workshop on X-ref software organized by University of Rwanda
  7. October 2009: “The e-resource promotion” organized by INASP and National University of       Rwanda
  8. November 2008: Workshop on “Information Literacy” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda
  9. April – July 2008: Stage de formation à l’Usage des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication dans les Bibliothèques Universitaires en Belgique
  10. October 2007: “2 weeks training in Teaching in Higher Education” organized by NPT/RWA/071 and CGIS.
  11. August 2006: “Effective use, promotion and provision of end user e-resource services” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda.
  12. May 2006: “Searching electronic information resources; techniques and strategies” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda.
  13. October 2005: “Electronic journals and electronic library resources” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda
  14. March 2005: “Introduction to Internet” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda
  15. March 2004: “Electronic journals and electronic library resources” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda.
  16. October 2003: “Introduction to Internet” organized by INASP and University of Rwanda.
  17. 2000 : Formation à l’Université de Burundi organisé par CIUF et CUD: « Comment gérer un centre d’information ».

Publications: 

List of Courses/Modules Taught:

  1. Desktop publishing, Innovation in Publishing and Library Milieu Module course in year 4 Arts and Publishing in CASS, University of Rwanda.
  2. Communication skills , University of Rwanda

Welcome note

GIS and RS are tools needed by many if not all. Come to us and we will share with you our experiances and discoveries we have aquired in more than 15 years of working with spatial data.

How to Reach Us

Based in Loiret Building opposite (the newly built) Huye bus station.

CGIS-UR is located in Southern Province of Rwanda near the National Museum of Rwanda. 

What is GIS?

“GIS is an integrated system of computer hardware, software, and trained personnel linking topographic, demographic, utility, facility, image and other resource data that is geographically referenced.” ~ NASA

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