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Academic Integrity Day for CBPS and School of Business Post Graduate Students - organized by the Library

The aim of the Academic Integrity Day is to encourage ethical behaviour by conducting educational workshops and other sensitization activities that promote academic integrity.

The theme of this event was "Promoting Academic Integrity - Molding a Responsible Character"

Training on Knowledge Management kicks off (23/05/2016)

The Library Department successfully conducted a two day short course on Knowledge Management from 23rd-24th May 2016. The course attracted participants from the academic, research and Government institutions.

Library participates in Tree Planting event held on 19th May, 2016

The Library joined the University of Nairobi members of staff and students from the College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) in a tree planting exercise. A record of 2,300 indigenous trees were planted in commemoration of Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, whose function was environmental conservation through tree planting.

Library conducts Academic Integrity Day at College of Biological and Physical Sciences and School of Business

The University of Nairobi Library has organized for an Academic Integrity Day.  This is a one (1) day event targeting postgraduate students. College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS) and School of Business (SOB) have been identified to participate.

Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) E-Resources Training

Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) through KLISC in collaboration with Electronic Information for Libraries (eifl) conducted e-resources training at the University of Nairobi Library. The four days training sponsored by EIFL through the Public Library Innovation Programme (PLIP) kicked off on 17/5/2016.


Director KNLS addressing participants in JKML computer lab

Featuring African Journals Online (AJOL)


African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.

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Vice Chancellor visits Library stand on the 2016 University Open Day

Library staff demonstrates to the Vice Chancellor on some of the innovative technologies the Library has adopted in enhancing information service delivery.

The 2016 University of Nairobi Open Day Theme: “Quality & Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial Growth”.

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