NOTICE

The library will open  tomorrow 12th December, 2017 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

(published on 11/12/2017)

CLINICALKEY (Clinical Search Engine)

Kenyatta University has access to ClinicalKey which is a scholarly search engine designed to provide clinical scholarly information. The database is a rich information resource on Healthcare with a breadth of multimedia content that includes books, journals, videos, clinics and much more.

All our Library patrons can Register for a free account with their assigned Corporate emails while on campus only. However, one can thereafter login at any remote location and access the contents. Report any access issues to maktaba@ku.ac.ke using your Kenyatta University Corporate email. Training on the use of the database can also be done on request through the email above.

(published on 07/09/2017)

EBSCO RESEARCH DATABASE

EBSCO Research Database has added a new search interface called EBSCO Discovery service a core collection of locally-indexed metadata that serves as the foundation of EBSCO’s Complete Discovery Solution aimed at providing access to Kenyatta University's useful links via a single search bar.

The new EBSCO Publication Finder Interface is offering a one search interface of 68 major disciplines. The database is also offering to Kenyatta University access to its rich EBSCO eBook Academic Collection on trial basis as plans to subscribe to this eBook collection are underway.

(published on 15/09/2017)

INTRODUCTORY GUIDE FOR AUTHORS

This Introductory Guide for Authors provides details on the process of Publishing Whether you are writing up the results of a PhD chapter or submitting your first paper, knowing how to choose the best outlet for your work is essential.

It provides an overview of academic publishing and advice on how to make the most of the process for sharing your research. Browse through this Introductory Guide for Refereeing and Introduction to copyright and licensing in an open access environment with details on the processes.

(published on 21/07/2017)

BEALL’S LIST OF PROBABLE PREDATORY PUBLISHERS

Peruse through Beall’s List of  Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals. Also scan through Beall's list of questionable Journal Publishers.

Access Jeffrey Beall's Criteria for Determining Predatory Open Access Publishers. These views represent the personal opinion of the author (Jeffrey Beall)  and do not reflect the position of Kenyatta University. 

(published on 27/06/2017)

Open Access Informercial

In the spirit of celebrating and supporting open access,Kenyatta University Library in collaboration with KU TV and INASP produced a Video/Infomercial.

 This was in line with the “Open in Action” theme, where the various steps taken by the library to make the resources accessible are highlighted. Open Access and self-archiving concepts are highly elaborated. Advantages of open access, the various policies that support and promote the same; as well as the challenges facing open access are well explained.

(published on 15/11/2016)

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