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Open Library

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
 

East Africa Open Access Meeting at Hotel Six Eighty,Nairobi

A one day EIFL Regional meeting took place on 11th July 2014 at Sentrim Six Eighty Hotel.

The meeting aimed at discussing 18 month open access project which started in January 2013. The whole idea of the project is to raise visibility and accessibility of research outputs in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

FREE ACCESS TO EDWARD ELGAR JOURNALS AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES EBOOKS

KLISC in collaboration with Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) is announcing an exciting new agreement that EIFL has just signed with Edward Elgar Publishing to provide FREE access to members of the Consortium.

ALUKA - digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa

Aluka, a part of JSTOR, is an international, collaborative initiative building a digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa.

International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM)

The journal focuses on exchange of relevant trends and research results and presents practical experiences gained while developing and testing elements of interactive mobile technologies.

Fields of interest include, but are not limited to:

Library holds Orientation for Senior Officers from National Defence College (NDC)

The library held orientation session for senior officers from National Defence College (NDC) on Tuesday 1st July 2014 at Maktaba hall (JKML). The session was led by the College Librarian, CHSS Mr. P Weche alongside Mrs. Anyona (East Africana, Mr. Macharia (Circulation) and Mr. Mioru (Digital Content).

The Library Launches UoN Digital Repository

The Library Department launched its Digital Repository on 27th June 2014. The colourful event was held in Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library where staff members who directly or indirectly participated in the grand project celebrated the ultimate reliazation of their hard work.

LIBRARY STAFF HOLD MEETING WITH LEXISNEXIS® REPRESENTATIVE

Members of staff from the Library held a meeting with the LexisNexis® Manager for Corporate Sector and International Online Services, Mr Donovan Byrne in the KENET Training Room. LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets.

MEMBERSHIP TO CONFEDERATION OF OPEN ACCESS REPOSITORIES (COAR)

The Library Department is proud to announce that the University of Nairobi has been admitted as a member of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) in recognition of its support and promotion of the Open Access Initiative.

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