Kenyatta University Library Open Week 21st – 24th October, 2014

Kenyatta University Library Week will be held on 21st - 24th October, 2014. It will be held concurrently with International Open Access week which runs from 20th-26th October 2014 at the back parking of the Post Modern Library. During this period, the Library will showcase all its services and will also be able to register new library patrons. Other areas to be covered during the week include:

    1. Library Orientation;
    2. Information Literacy;
      • Explanation on what International Open Access is.
      • Online searching and retrieval of information resources (access to e-resources and exam bank)
      • Facilitation of Off Campus E- Resources Access
      • Use of the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
      • Demonstration of referencing tools ie. Zotero and Mendley
      • Demonstration of Turn-it-in Anti-Plagiarism monitor
      • Use and building of Kenyatta University Institutional Repository
    3. Book Exhibitions by the library, book sellers and publishers; and
    4. The ICT Directorate will have an exhibition table and will also register students for corporate mail and eduroam wifi.

(published on 06/10/2014)

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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