Academic programmes

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Diploma in Information Studies-

In 1999, the University of Nairobi Library introduced the above course. The Candidates are prepared for the National Diploma of the Kenya national Examinations Council.

The Scope of the course is as follows:

  • Social Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Information management
  • Organization and retrieval of Information
  • Dissemination of Information
  • Publishing and Book trade

The Course takes two years.

Information Skills-

This is a course that is taught to undergraduate students as part of common undergraduate course. It is taught along side other skills such as Reading and Writing. Librarians from the University Library teach the Information Skills component. The other skills are taught by Lecturers from Communication skills Department.