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Resource Description and Access (RDA), Cataloguing & Classification training for Library staff

On Wednesday 31st May 2017, library staff mainly from cataloguing sections from various branch libraries were trained on Resource Description and Access (RDA), Cataloguing & Classification. The training took place at Jomo Kenyatta Library Computer Lab.

The main aim of the training was to enhance Cataloguing and Classification skills of the staff and ensure that the recommended standards are adhered to for uniformity.

Twenty five (25) Library staff were in attendance

Some of the topics covered included;

Services and Facilities for People with Disabilities (PWDs)

  • Service Desks in all Libraries
  • Parking
  • Ramps in all Libraries
  • Reserved washrooms
  • Reserved Computers at the OPAC
  • Screen readers software (Jaws and NVDA)

 

SENIOR LIBRARIAN, CBPS PRESENTS A PAPER AT KENYA LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES CONSORTIUM (KLISC) PRE-AGM CONFERENCE 2017

Dickens Rodrigues Wendo, Senior Librarian, CBPS Presented a paper titled ‘Developing Entrepreneurial Potential in Information Science Students: a Critical Review of LIS Training Programs in Kenya’

KENYA LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES CONSORTIUM (KLISC) PRE-AGM CONFERENCE

Director at the podium addressing the conference

The  Director, Library and Information Services attended the KENYA LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES CONSORTIUM (KLISC) PRE-AGM CONFERENCE 2017 at Pwani University, Mombasa, on 25th and 26th May 2017

The Library Exhibit at the 7th University of Nairobi Open Day

The Vice chancellor interacting with Library staff

Library Department participated in the 2017 University of Nairobi Open Day event that was held on 25th 26th & 27th May, 2017.

The library showcased;

Library Short Courses

The Library will be conducting the following short courses in the month of June 2017

Library staff attend training for Deans, Directors & Chairpersons of the Faculty/ School/Institute/Centre, Postgraduate Committees at Central Catering Unit (CCU) on10/05/2017

The Board of graduate School conducted a one day training to discuss standards for graduate students to enhance quality of education. The training was geared towards ensuring Commission of University Education (CUE) standards and guidelines and postgraduate regulations are implemented to enhance quality graduate education.

OMICS International Open Access publisher

OMICS International (and its subsidiaries), is an Open Access publisher and international conference Organizer, which owns and operates 700 peer-reviewed Clinical, Medical, Life Sciences, and Engineering &

CAVS CONDUCTS TURNITIN ANTI-PLAGARISM SOFTWARE AND ORCID TRAINING FOR LECTURERS

The College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) library held training for lecturers on 12/4/2017 on Turnitin anti-plagiarism software. The college Librarian opened the session by sensitizing the lecturers on the University of Nairobi plagiarism policy. She pointed out the importance of all the lecturers going through the policy since among other issues, the policy defines what plagiarism is, how to detect it, levels of plagiarism, major and minor penalties taken for staff and students who plagiarize.