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The Mission of the University of Nairobi Library is to provide quality information services that will empower the University in carrying out its core activities of teaching, learning, research, community services and consultancy to the highest international standard.

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The Library mounts a Short Course on Records Management

The Director of Library and Information Services Dr. Sophia Kaane, center, takes a group photo with the Pioneers:

The Library Department invites applications for the following upcoming short courses

Payment Options: Pay by Direct Deposit into UNES Consultancy Account (Barclays Bank, Westlands Branch ACC No. 03-073-2252452)

Inquiries Contact: +254 722 649 860 or UON Library Department 020 318 262 Ext: 28095 / 28501

Training on United Nations (UN) Electronic Information Resources

The University Library held a Training Workshop on the 5th November, 2014 to prepare staff to adjust to the current changes being undertaken by the UN Dag Hammerskjold Library, New York towards the provision of E-Collection in the year 2015 to the academia worldwide.  Secondly, to sensitize staff on the availability of the vast array of electronic information resources provided by the UN Library to its designated depository libraries in Kenyan Universities for reading, study and research. The UN Library has Two hundred and fifty eight (258) databases.

KLISC Information Literacy Curriculum Workshop

The Kenya Library and Information Consortium (KLISC) in collaboration with International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) held a four day workshop on Information Literacy Curriculum at meridian hotel, Nairobi from 5th to 7th November 2014. The workshop was Opened officially by KLISC Chair Dr. Sophia Kaane, a total of 20 participants drawn from different KLISC member institutions participated.

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