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The library held orientation session for senior officers from National Defence College (NDC) on Tuesday 28th June 2016 at Maktaba Hall (JKML). The course undertaken by the group is offered at National Defence College (NDC), Karen in collaboration with Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (IDIS), University of Nairobi. The participants who belong to 19th Course of 2016/2017 were introduced to the library system and information resources.

Library Launches Jomo Kenyatta Collection (29/06/2016)

The Library Department launched the Jomo Kenyatta Collection to commemorate the First President of Kenya. Mzee Jomo Kenyatta was the leader of Kenya from independence in 1963 to his death in 1978. The occasion took place on 29/6/2016 and was graced by the Deputy Director Planning and Deputy Director Technical Services, and other library staff from various units and sub-libraries.

Library Launches an Online Discovery Tool (28/06/2016)

The Library Department has launched a unique tool which will pull together all electronic library resources in one platform to enhance access to electronic resources.

The Library subscribes to a wide range of electronic books and journals that are underutilized due to users finding it complicated and complex to access what they need.

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