World Library of Science Account Setting

To all 1st and 2nd year Biological Sciences students, there is a new e-resource database called World Library of Science. Please register your personal details at the Library Information Desk for user account settings.

(published on 16/09/2014)

WELCOME

We welcome back all Kenyatta University Continuing Students and New Students. The library staff wish you the best in your studies this semester.

(published on 08/09/2014)

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)

Kenyatta University’s Institutional repository now OAI-PMH compliant

Kenyatta University’s Institutional repository is now OAI-PMH compliant. OAI-PMH is acronym for Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. This means that service Providers are now able to make OAI-PMH service requests to harvest all the metadata for publications made on Kenyatta University’s Institutional repository. This is also in line with the university’s support for open-access policy which allows for unlimited access to its academic out put.

For academic writers and researchers, this will mean that their work that has been published on the institutional repository will have more visibility on the web and thus directly translate to a higher H-index and i-10 indices. These are indicators of one’s research impact.

Read more about how to utilize OAI-PMH here.

Read more about Open Access here

Read more on how to increase your research visibility here.

(published on 04/08/2014)

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