News & Events

LIBRARY HOLDS A TRAINING FOR INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY STAFF

The Library held a one day Training on Institutional Repository Management for its repository staff on 7th February 2017 at the Library Computer Lab. The training was geared towards equipping staff with knowledge on the following areas;

Representatives from Digital Divide Data train Library staff on Digitization process

On Wednesday 1st February 2017, Fifteen (15) members of staff from the library were trained on digitization process. The trainers were from Digital Divide Data (DDD). DDD Company delivers content digitization and data services. Some of the topics covered during the training were;

Representatives from eKitabu Digital Collection visit the Library (31/01/2017)

Four representatives from eKitabu held a fruitful meeting with the library team on 31st January 2017 at the library boardroom. The meeting was mainly to share feedback from users about trial of eKitabu digital collection installed late last year in some of the Schools and Colleges.

The library team shared the experience encountered with the collection and also suggested on the way forward to ensure the customer gets maximum satisfaction. Possible areas of collaboration were also discussed.

The University Digital Repository Emerges 4th in Africa

The Library fraternity joins the University community in celebrating the excellent performance of the University in the just released January Edition 2017 Ranking Web of Repositories .The University of Nairobi  Repository emerged No. 1 in Kenya and No. 4 in Africa and 214 worldwide. This is a tremendous improvement from previous ranking of the repositories.

Mwai Kibaki Library, at the School of Business Conducts Orientation for 2017/18 First Years, (13/01/2017)

“Freshers” at School of Business went through library orientation on Friday, 13th January 2017 from 10.30am to 1.00pm.

Representatives from Elsevier visit the Library

Elsevier is an information solutions provider that provides web-based and digital solutions such as ScienceDirect, Scopus and Mendeley among others.