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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.

Horticultural Science Database

Kenyatta University has been granted 30 days trial to CABI’s Horticultural Science database which runs until 4th September 2016. Horticultural Science is the leading database on tropical, subtropical and temperate horticultural science research.

Webometrics ranking of Universities

In a recent Webometrics ranking carried out in July 2016, Kenyatta University has been rated  2nd  in Kenya up from 3rd in the previous ranking; a position previously held by Moi University. In 3rd position is Moi University followed by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

In Africa, Kenyatta University secured position 29 up from 30 in the previous ranking and 1927 in the world.

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