Graduate Research Library

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Grace Sitienei

Senior Librarian Graduate Research Library


 

 

 

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The Graduate Research Library (GRL) was established in October 2007. It is located on the Ground Floor of the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library. The Unit is a hub for provision of specialized services to postgraduate students (Phd students only) and academic staff.

Types of Resources

The section collects the following information resources

Printed Newspapers that include:

  • Business Daily
  • East African Standard
  • Standard
  • Daily Nation

Reference books

Special collection comprising of:

  • Inaugural lectures and Citations;
  • Spanish books;
  • Biographies;
  • PHD theses only, new titles are added frequently depending on the number of graduates;
  • Social work books (PROSOWO);
  • School of Journalism books (SOJ);
  • Thai embassy information resources.

Other information materials include

  • Research methods books;
  • General Collection books;
  • Independent Research Collection (ISP) .

 

Printed and electronic journals. Electronic journals are available on online through the university website

The Unit is manned by professionals who assist users with research queries as well as providing information literacy training and Document Delivery Service that seeks to empower the information users with skills to access, evaluate and use the available information resources. Other services provided by the section includes;

  • Study space with sitting capacity of 50 customers;
  • Answering of research queries;
  • Training on e-resources;
  • Printing services.

 

Contact us on 020) 318262 Ex 28033.

Email us at    Graduate -Research@ uonbi.ac.ke