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Open Access Informercial

In the spirit of celebrating and supporting open access,Kenyatta University Library in collaboration with KU TV and INASP produced a Video/Infomercial.

This was in line with the “Open in Action” theme, where the various steps taken by the library to make the resources accessible are highlighted. Open Access and self-archiving concepts are highly elaborated. Advantages of open access, the various policies that support and promote the same; as well as the challenges facing open access are well explained.

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.

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