Joseph Kiplang’at is a Professor in the Department of Library, Records Management and Information Studies, School of Information Sciences, Moi University, Eldoret Kenya. He has 25 years of experience in teaching, research and administration in the University. His area of research interests includes Metadata, Networked Information and Resource Discovery. He is a Member of the Education Committee of DCMI and Chairs the Student Forum 2021. He is currently teaching the following courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level: Research Methods; Project Management for information Professionals; Networked Information Resource Discovery; Organizational Informatics; and Knowledge Management. He was the lead consultant in developing a comprehensive data and Information Sharing Protocol for Lake Victoria Basin for the East African Community Partner States. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Electronic Library Journal Published by Emerald. He holds a PhD in Library and Information Sciences from the University of Zululand, MPhil and BSc in Information Sciences from Moi University.