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IFRA Press Archive

IFRA Nairobi Press Archive is offering free access to its online database of newspapers cuttings on topical issues in Kenya. The database is owned and management by French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) whose regional office is in Nairobi. Link to the database is available on the left side of OPAC menu.

Predatory Journals

Link to information on potential, possible or probable Predatory scholarly open-access publishers  is now available. You may also want to get more information on the criteria used for determining predatory open-access publishers. Visit the blog on critical analysis of scholarly open-access publishing.

Maktaba Awards [Library of the Year] 2016

Kenyatta University Post Modern Library has been Awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the Academic Libraries Category at the 7th edition of the Maktaba Awards Competition Gala held on Friday, 30th September 2016 attaining Position 1.

The awards recognize excellence in the provision of Library and Information services in Kenya.

The highlights include the following areas:

  • Currency, diversity, and relevance of the library collection.
  • Innovation and creativity in service provision.
  • Application of modern technologies in library services.
  • Collection, preservation and dissemination of local content and indigenous knowledge.
  • Service to the local community.
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