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Call for articles/papers

Medical journal logoThe editor of The East and Central Africa Medical Journal (ECAMJ) is inviting submissions for consideration for publishing. The ECAMJ is a high quality open access peer reviewed research journal that is published online. The journal is a product of the School of Medicine of Kenyatta University, Kenya. It provides a platform for researchers, academicians, professional practitioners and students to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research work. ECAMJ is indexed by Google scholar. Read about the journal by clicking this link See previous issues here

Authors are encouraged to register with the journal and submit the articles online. Optionally email the editor on MUHOHO.NG’ 

Other online journals published by Kenyatta University are Chemchemi International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences and Msingi Journal

Identifying and avoiding predatory conferences

ConferencesThe risk of falling prey to predatory journals has been voiced by many researchers and stakeholders in academia. Predatory conferences are however a relatively new entrant. The scholarly community has developed the Think.Check.Attend checklist to help scholars steer clear of predatory conferences.  A similar checklist that can help identify fraudulent journals is the Think.Check.Submit checklist. In a nutshell, before you spend your money on any conference, ask yourself the questions listed here

New year academic resolutions

New yearAs you make your new years’ academic resolutions, the Kenyatta University Post Modern Library can help you achieve your goals in the following ways:

Access to e-books and e-journals

Click here to see e-books and e-journals available to you. For those doing their research, Sage Research Methods database provides resources that answer your research methods and statistics questions. The most recent addition to our e-resources is the Clinical key database The database gives you access to over 1,400 disease topic pages covering risk factors, treatments, clinical manifestations, and more.

You can opt to search all the online resources simultaneously on this link. The resources are accessible from any location. For access when off the campus network, click here and follow the simple instructions on the platform.

Reference management tools

Manual referencing and citation can be very tedious and wastes a lot of your valuable time. Zotero and Mendeley Reference Management Software are free softwares help you cite and manage your references automatically. This means that you do not need to worry about the commas and the fullstops in your reference list or bibliography.

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