|Labour day Holiday|
As we celebrate labour day on 01/05/2016, the library will remain open from 8:00am. - 5:00pm.
|IOP Introductory Guide for Authors|
Browse through IOP Introductory Guide for Authors. 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. This guide will provide an overview of academic publishing and advice on how to make the most of the process for sharing your research.
The guide is for early-career researchers who are beginning to write papers for publication. Academic publishing is rapidly changing, with new technologies and publication models giving authors much more choice over where and how to publish their work.
Also available is IOP series of six short, easy-to-follow videos that demonstrate the search functionality and additional support available on the IOPscience platform. Whether you are new to IOPscience or already use it, these tutorials will help you get the most out of your searches.
|RUFORUM Knowledge Repository|
Browse resources on Agriculture hosted by RUFORUM Institutional Repository, either by broad Agris categories or by more specific Agrovoc terms. You can also do a search on keywords.
RUFORUM is an African Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). It is a consortium of 66 African universities operating within 26 countries spanning the African continent.
|CLINICALKEY (Clinical Search Engine)|
Kenyatta University Library has negotiated for a 30 day trial period for 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.
During the trial period all our Library patrons can Register for a free account with their assigned Corporate email while on campus only. However, one can thereafter login at any remote location and access the contents. Report any access issues to firstname.lastname@example.org through use of your Kenyatta University Corporate email. Training on the use of the database can also be done on request through the email above.
|LCD Desktop Magnifiers in the Special Needs Section|
Kenyatta University has acquired two new Merlin LCD desktop magnifiers for use in the Post Modern Library; to be used by students and staff with low vision.
The library uses assistive technology such as CCTVs to magnify print for low vision ; Braille machines for the totally blind; embossers for transcription of print into Braille; JAWS(Job Access with Speech) and NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) screens readers which enable the visually impaired to search/listen to information, headphones; talking books; magnifying lenses; scanners; calculators and Braille books.
The University has been rated among the best and has the highest number of students with special needs due to its commitment to cater for their needs. This is evidenced by the provision of shuttle services, sign language interpreters, resource center for transcription of examination and CAT scripts and an annual Disability day focusing on the welfare of these persons in the University.
|Liverpool University Press|
Liverpool University Press publications are now available.
The award winning publisher produces approximately 100 books and 28 journals annually. The publisher specializes in literature, modern languages, history and visual culture.
|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.