With the approvals from the offices of DVC (Academic Affairs) and that of Director, Library & Information Services, library staff from Thika Technical Institute were accorded benchmarking and learning visit at JKML.
The session which stretched from 9.00am to 4.00pm was coordinated by staff from Circulation and Technical Processing Units.
Delegation of 6 from Thika Technical was led by their Library Team-Leader.
The objectives of their visit to JKML were;
- To equip staff with first-hand knowledge of the Library of Congress Classification System (LCCS) and its practical implementation.
- To improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of library operations
These were necessitated the fact that Thika Technical Library has been relocated to a new facility and they need to migrate their Print Collections from Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme (DDSC) to (LCCS).
After the induction session on (LCCS) conducted by staff of Technical Processing Unit, the visitors were accorded a guided-tour to the physical facilities and Sections of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML).