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Latest News & Announcements

UoN & UNHCR Launch Africa's First Refugee Resource Centre at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library

The University of Nairobi hosted the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees H.E Fillipo Grandi on the 24th of June 2024 at the Chandaria Auditorium for a high-level dialogue and the inauguration of the first of its kind Refugee Resource Centre in Africa at the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library. 

University of Nairobi Alumni, Class of 1971-72 visit JKML (Feb 23, 2024)

A delegation of overseas-based UoN Alumni, Class of 1971 & 1972 paid a courtesy visit to JKML on Friday, February 23, 2024. As per the itinerary, the guests also visited and toured Mahatma Gandhi Graduate Library.

The visitors were received by the Director, of Library Services, Madam Angela Mumo, accompanied by the Deputy Director in charge of Planning, Mr. George Nyalwal.

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Library Department Participates in Crossref Nairobi Event (Feb 22, 2024)

On February 22, 2024, the UoN Library department participated in a sensitization and networking event hosted by Crossref at Fairmont the Norfolk. It was attended by over 100 registered participants including librarians, administrators, editorial teams, researchers, and research organization representatives.

The forum’s agenda was to discuss current Crossref initiatives and the shared vision to build a Research Nexus for the academic and research community in Kenya among other related subjects.

DVC - Research, Innovation & Enterprise, Leads a delegation from Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg on a tour of the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (Feb 19, 2024)

A delegation from Germany's Baden-Wurttemberg accompanied by The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation, and Enterprise (DVC RIE), Professor Margaret J. Hutchinson paid a courtesy call to JKML on Monday, Feb 19th, 2024.

The visitors were received by JKML, the Librarian in charge, Mr. Stanley Macharia, and his staff from the circulation section, who briefed them on the library’s fact-file, facilities, resources, and services. Accompanying the visitors, were staff from the office of the DVC - Research, Innovation, and Enterprise.

Kisumu Campus Library Hosts University of East Africa - Baraton, Representatives on a Benchmarking Mission

The Kisumu campus library staff  hosted a team from the University of East Africa - Baraton, who were on a benchmarking mission. 

The team was led by their DVC in charge of Academic Affairs, Dr. Paul Wahonya. The aim of their visit was to gather information as they prepare to set up their Faculty of Law library.

They were taken around by the Librarian in charge, Madam Jane Opiyo. 

Representatives from the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) Grace the Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library on a Benchmarking Visit

The Library & Information Services department hosted a team from the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th January 2024, who were on a benchmarking visit.

IUCEA is a regional inter-governmental organisation whose aim is to foster collaboration between universities in the East Africa Community and adopt best practices with the overall goal of achieving internationally comparable standards of education in East Africa so as to promote the region’s competitiveness in higher education.