Library Resources

Information on Publishing

Know why you should publish and how to avoid predatory journals

EBSCO Discovery Service

Access the Library's entire collection of information materials from one search point

Academic Integrity

Understand plagiarism, how to avoid it, and how to access plagiarism detection tools


Capacity building is a key factor in coping with changes especially in the digital age where the mode of operations keeps changing.  All new students of the University are taken through the library orientation and library tours for them to get a feel of the services offered by the Library.  Capacity building programs in the Library includes the following:

  • Electronic resources.  Electronic resources have brought forth the need for information and digital literacy programs. The library has continuously offered information literacy training to its user community for them to have the necessary skills to enable them access electronic information effectively.  Our users are advised to contact our libraries for them to be trained on information literacy and other relevant library services skills.
  • Turnitin.  Turnitin is an anti-plagiarism software and the Library conducts training on the use of the software as a way of sensitizing students and faculty on the importance of academic integrity and how to detect plagiarized work
  • Citation and referencing tools.  The library conducts training on citation and referencing tools that are useful in research and academic works
  • Open access and open access publishing.  Open access publishing has been enabled by open access technology.  The training conducted on this topic is geared to motivating the library users to publish.
  • Knowledge management.  Knowledge management is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organization.  Training on this topic is conducted by the Library to or library user community.