Jamhuri Day Holiday

 The library will remain open during Jamhuri Holiday on Monday 12th December, 2016 from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

The Library Team wishes you a Happy Jamhuri Day.


(published on 09/12/2016)

Library Training/Information Literacy for IBP Students

The library invites all IBP Students for Information literacy training conducted in 4th floor Instruction Room. The sessions are scheduled as follows;

  CATEGORY               DAY                  TIME    

  Postgraduates          Tuesdays          10.30am – 1.30pm         

  Undergraduates         Thursdays            10.30am – 1.30pm


(published on 05/12/2016)

Predatory Journals

Link to information on potential, possible or probable Predatory scholarly open-access publishers. You may also want

to get more inforamtion on the criteria used for determining predatory open-access publishers. Visit the blog on critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing.  

The views expressed in the above links represent the personal opinions of the author (Jeffrey Beall)  and not the position of Kenyatta University.

(published on 02/12/2016)

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)

IFRA Press Archive

IFRA Nairobi Press Archive is offereing free access to its online database of newspapers cuttings on topical issues in Kenya. The database is owned and management by French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) whose regional office is in Nairobi. Link to the database is available on the left side of OPAC menu.

(published on 07/11/2016)

How to Login to Off-Campus E-Resources Access Platform

To access Off-Campus Electronic Resources subscribed by Kenyatta University Library visit the Off-Campus E-Resources Access link on the Left Side of the OPAC Menu. NOT the Right Side. Login Credentials can be requested through maktaba@ku.ac.ke email. Send full details of your  KU associated Corporate Email and Reg No. for Students or PF No. for Staff. To login, enter your full corporate email as the Username and your full Reg/No. or PF/No. as your Password.

All registered Kenyatta University students without corporate email can visit http://googleapps.ku.ac.ke to create a KU corporate email of their choice.

(published on 05/11/2016)

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