News & Events

College of Biological and Physical Sciences(CBPS) Library ISO recertification audit

CBPS Library staff with ISO auditor

The CBPS Library took part in ISO recertification audit that was conducted by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) on Tuesday, 21 March 2017. The recertification audit aimed to:

Establish continued conformity and continual improvement of the organization’s quality management system to ISO 9001:2008 for the purposes of continued certification

Library Team Building Event (17-20 March, 2017)

The Library Department held Team building event on 17th and 20th March 2017, which is one of the Library Performance Contract targets for the year 2016/2017. The aim of this initiative was to bring together all Library staff from various College Libraries to spend a day together.

Librarians Train on ICT Emerging Trends

On Tuesday 7th March 2017, library staff attended an internal training on ICT emerging trends. The training was conducted at Jomo Kenyatta Memorial computer Lab. The facilitators were from the university library and the participants were from all the branch libraries.

The main objectives of the training were;


The Library Department in collaboration with UNES Ltd will be running a four day short course on Automated Referencing and Plagiarism Detection from 28th to 31st March 2017at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in the Main Campus at a cost of Ksh. 60,000.00 only.

Library Management Signs 2016 /17 Performance Contract

The  Ag. Library & Information Services Director, joined other heads of Units in Central administration in signing the University, Colleges, and Units Performance contract for 2016/17.

Librarians train on "InCites" Research Evaluation Tool

InCites is a web-based research tool that has the capacity to analyze productivity of an institution’s input and benchmark it against the peers globally.

InCites gives comprehensive insight of the institution’s performance and with powerful visualization and reporting tools which makes it easier and faster to create and share reports.


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;