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LCD Desktop Magnifiers in the Special Needs Section

Kenyatta University has acquired  two new Merlin LCD desktop magnifiers for use in the Post Modern Library; to be used by students and staff with low vision.

The library uses assistive technology such as CCTVs to magnify print for low vision ; Braille machines for the totally blind; embossers for transcription of print into Braille; JAWS(Job Access with Speech) and NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) screens readers which enable the visually impaired to search/listen  to information, headphones; talking books; magnifying lenses; scanners; calculators and Braille books.

The University has been rated among the best and has the highest number of students with special needs due to its commitment to cater for their needs. This is evidenced by the provision of shuttle services, sign language interpreters, resource center for transcription of examination and CAT scripts and an annual Disability day focusing on the welfare of these persons in the University.

 

IOP Publishing Offering 5 Free E-books

Discover the new Free Collection of E-Books from the Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing. IOP has launched a pilot project of free collection of E-Books called Physics World Discovery. According to the publisher, the first five publications from the collection are available now to read for free, and will remain free forever, as will all those produced within the 2017 pilot period. Kenyatta University has an active subscription to The Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals.

Yeddi E-Books

Access Dr. Abdelrahman Mohammed Yeddi’s free E-Books on various topics on Education, History, English  and Religion. Dr Yeddi is a renown scholar on the above subjects centred on the people of Sudan.

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