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Ranking Web of Universities

The January 2018 Webometrics ranking has seen Kenyatta University maintain 3rd position in Kenya, after University of Nairobi and Egerton University. In Africa, Kenyatta University secured position 24 up from 51 and worldwide position 1707  from 2541 in the ranking of July 2017.

The ranking is based on web presence, impact, scholarly openness and excellence. This is a dramatic improvement for the University in all the parameters.

OPEN ACCESS WEEK 2017

The 10th International Open Access Week will be held between October 23-29, 2017. The theme for this year is
Open in order to increase visibility. Among other things, the theme advocates for increased access to knowledge, collaboration facilitation and raising research visibility.

The openness is geared to increase the impact of scholarship, enable equitable participation in research and improve public health. The library is planning activities to celebrate the week and involve all stakeholders in the University. We shall keep you updated.

BEALL’S LIST OF PROBABLE PREDATORY PUBLISHERS

Peruse through Beall’s List of  Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access journals. Also scan through Beall’s list of questionable Journal Publishers.

Access Jeffrey Beall’s Criteria for Determining Predatory Open Access Publishers. These views represent the personal opinion of the author (Jeffrey Beall)  and do not reflect the position of Kenyatta University.

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