Online Public Access Catalogue

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  1. Access University of Nairobi website at
  2. From the home page, under resources, select LIBRARY SERVICES PORTAL
  4. The OPAC homepage is displayed under the heading LIBRARY SYSTEM UONBI LIBRARIES
  5. In the dialogue box given type your search term (author, title or part, subject, topic, etc …)
  6. Using the drop down arrow on the right you can choose to narrow your search to any of the options given (Optional)
  7.  Click on the word SEARCH given in green on the right hand side to search
  8. A list of items is displayed
  9. Select the item you want by clicking on it
  10.  Bibliographic details of selected item will be displayed indicating the location and availability of the item
  11. From the option Location, take note of the item location and number on a piece of paper e.g Main Library S 613 .N48
  12. Proceed to the appropriate library to retrieve the item from the shelves.
  13. In case of any problems, consult the library staff