UoN Digital Repository Ranked 7th in Africa and best in Kenya

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The Library joins the University community in celebrating the excellent performance of the University in the just released Ranking Web of Universities where the University of Nairobi emerged No. 1 in Kenya and No. 9 in Africa. The Library fraternity is proud to note that in the July 2014 Ranking Web of Repositories http://repositories.webometrics.info/ the University Digital Repository was ranked the best in Kenya and No. 7 in Africa, a tremendous improvement from the January 2014 ranking when it was ranked No. 9 in Africa. The University has continuously promoted the Open Access (OA) initiative by depositing its research outputs into the digital repository and the Library is committed to enhancing the Repository as a tool to increase the visibility and impact of the University’s research output.