Library Participates in the 9th Varsity Open Day (January 17 to 19, 2019)

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The three day occasion themed - “Learn, Grow and Prosper” provided an opportunity for the library to open doors and showcase its resources and services to the public. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Mbithi accompanied by the Indian High Commissioner to Kenya, Shri Rahul Chhabra and his entourage visited the Library stand where they were taken through the available information resources by  Mr. John Kanori, Senior librarian- circulation services. The resources presented included academic textbooks, rare collection, institutional heritage, africana’s research materials, e-books, e-journals and institutional and the Institutional digital repository.

Guests were fascinated by the rich archival resources in the library; rare collections, institutional heritage resources documenting Kenya’s rich history and culture as well as evolvement of the institution from the Royal Technical College in the 1950s to UoN in 1970. The library staff explained the important role that the UoN Library System plays in supporting the University’s mandate.

Many high school students visited the library stand on 17th and 18th January from the following schools: Gacuiri Girls, Mary Hills, Starehe Boys, Upper Hills, Moi High School Kabarak, Lenana High, Green Garden Girls, Meru High School, Nyangoma Boys, Buru Buru Girls, Nyandarua High, Utawala High, Kabaa High among others. The counties that were represented include; Nairobi, Kiambu, Siaya, Meru, Machakos, Nyandrua and Nakuru.