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The Fourth CERN-UNESCO School on Digital Libraries at Kumasi, Ghana

Two members of staff from the Library participated in the fourth CERN-UNESCO School on digital libraries that took place at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi, Ghana. The School  aimed to establish the scientific presence of Africa on the internet.

Library and ICT staff trained on InCites

On 28th November 2016, twelve University of Nairobi Librarians from various units and campuses were trained as trainers of the InCites system. InCites is an online platform  powered by Thomson Reuters and has the capability of giving elaborate visual graphics of the University’s research output, research usage and collaborations.  It is a tool that will help the University to track its researchers’ citations.

Enhanced internet connectivity at CAVS Library

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences Library users can now use internet wireless services (wifi). The service has been made available through the support of the College Principal and ICTC.

The wifi services will facilitate the following;

  • Access to internet and electronic resources using laptops, Ipads and smart phones
  • Increased usage of subscribed electronic resources.

Users can seek assistance from Library or ICT staff in order to have their devices connected.

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