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News & Events

EVENT:Library Open Day / Open Access week, 2014

THEME:Generation Open; Involving early career researchers in  information advocacy

DATE: 22/10/2014 - 26/10/2014

The International Open Day / Open Access Week 2014 is here

THEME: "Generation Open" Highlighting the Involvement of Students and Early Career Researchers



Library Staff Training on E-resources and Data Security

Library staff from JKML and other branch libraries underwent training on E-resources and Data Security. The training was held on 17th October 2014 at JKML Computer Laboratory. Facilitation was done by staff from the Digital Content and ICT Unit.

Free trial to credo online reference service

Eifl is availing free trial to credo online reference service and academic
core collection to the University. The trial runs upto November 2014.
Subject coverage: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, General Reference,
Geography, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Psychology,

New UN websites & publication

UN in General

The 69th Session of the General Assembly opened on 16 September 2014, the
General Debate will start on 24 September 2014.
English: http://www.un.org/en/ga/
French: http://www.un.org/fr/ga/
Spanish: http://www.un.org/es/ga/

Temporary closure of the Library Circulation and OPAC systems for upgrading

The University of Nairobi Library is in the process of upgrading its Library Management System.

Kindly take note that the Library electronic services including the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and the loaning system will be suspended from 4th to 20th October, 2014 for the final data migration.

The Library will however remain open for reading services and access to other electronic resources.

We regret the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

Upcoming Library Open Day / Open Access week, 2014

The 4th library open day / open access week is scheduled to take place from the 22nd to the 24th of October, 2014 at the Main campus (JKML), College of Architecture & Engineering (CAE Library), and School of Business (SOB Library) respectively.

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