Kelefa Mwantimwa is a Senior Lecturer in the Information Studies Unit at the University of Dar es Salaam. He has master's degree in information studies from the University of Dar es Salaam and PhD in Information Science from the University of Antwerp. Kelefa is a multidisciplinary researcher with more that twelve years research experience. His research interests are library management, information, knowledge and innovation systems, and ICTs. He has conducted research and published papers in information, knowledge and innovation systems, and ICTs in socio-economic development.