Latest News & Announcements

Library Disability Mainstreaming Committee Visit to Joy-Town School for the Mobility Disabled (16/12/2020)

Joy town school for the mobility disabled is situated in Thika County. Both the primary and secondary schools have close to 200 students. The primary school is exclusively for the mobility disabled most of whom have cerebral palsy while the Secondary school is interpreted. The two schools were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when the Government ordered them to open.

New Open Access Titles Available Now on Springer Nature

Three new titles from Nature Research Journals are now available on Springer Nature. These resources will provide researchers and students information that they can use to make their own groundbreaking discoveries. This balanced mix of journals contribute to increasing human health spans, the development of new computational techniques, and will offer vital resources to help researchers understand and implement unfamiliar techniques and methods.

eKitabu Open Day: Activities to Celebrate UoN @ 50

As the University of Nairobi celebrates 50 years of academic excellence, the Library in collaboration with our electronic resource partner eKitabu, will host a virtual open day event on Thursday, the 3rd of December 2020.

The aim of this event will be to sensitize and provide knowledge to University students and members of staff on key resources that can support teaching, learning and research, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. These are -

Library Department Receives Book Donations from Rattansi Educational Trust (10-Sept-2020)

The Deputy Director, Administration on behalf of the Director, Library Services received new books donated by the Rattansi Educational Trust through the University of Nairobi Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi.

The books were supplied by Educate Yourself Limited at a cost of Kshs.14.5 million. In attendance at the handover is the Deputy Director Administration, Mr. Harun Mugo, the Acquisitions Librarian, Mr. David Mulonzia, and other members of staff from the technical processing unit.

Free Access to Elsevier Coronavirus Research Hub - Supporting COVID-19 research worldwide

Elsevier coronavirus and Covid-19 related full-text articles and chapters will be provided for as long as needed while the public health emergency is ongoing. Research tools and selected Virology and Infectious Disease Journals are open to coronavirus researchers through the 28th of October 2020.

Researchers and data scientists focused on Coronavirus vaccine, drug, clinical, and other related research, are invited to freely access these Elsevier solutions to aid in their research efforts