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(published on 27/10/2014)


The library open week was a success. Library users had an opportunity to interact with library staff on matters related to library information services.

Some of the areas covered were:

1. Library orientation

2. Information literacy:

  • Explanation of what Open Access is
  • Online searching and retrieval of information resources including the locally hosted Past Exams
  • Facilitation of Off-Campus access to E-Resources
  • Use of Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
  • Demonstration of referencing Tools i.e. Zotero and Mendley
  • Demonstration of Turnitin Anti-Plagiarism software
  • How to access Kenyatta University Institutional Repository

3. Book Exhibitions by Subject Libraries, Booksellers and Publishers

4. ICT Directorate had an exhibition table and registered students for corporate mail and eduroam wifi

(published on 27/10/2014)

Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC)

KLISC is a consortium that was established in 2003 with the main objective of collective subscription to electronic resources to cope with the increasing cost of information resources. It draws its membership from University Libraries, Research Institutions, Public or National Libraries. The secretariat of the consortium is based at the University of Nairobi Library.

(published on 07/11/2014)

World Library of Science (WLOS): The Latest Information Portal in Campus

The World Library of Science (WLoS) is sponsored by Nature Education and UNESCO, and is an online resource for science learning offering a library of Articles and eBooks, as well as digital tools that support the creation of online communities. WLoS serves to equalize access to education by making numerous quality materials available in a digital format to University students, Teaching Faculty and researchers, free of cost. Anyone can access the library or create a classroom or discussion space. Currently, it is hosted at this web address and find its training questions and  answer document here


To all Biological Sciences students: In order to access the World Library of Science, please register your personal details at the Library Information Desk for user account settings

(published on 03/10/2014)

Chinese language materials available

Please take note that books on Chinese language and literature are available in the library for loaning.These materials are available on long loan and are located in the Humanities section on 2nd floor at the post-modern library. For more information, you can talk to our library staff at the service counter on 2nd floor.

(published on 04/08/2014)

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