JKUAT Students Driving 2011 Open Access Week Activities

JKUAT Students Driving 2011 Open Access Week Activities

JKUAT students are driving this year’s global open access week activities. They did us proud by entering this year’s open access week competition http://goo.gl/imnrc and emerging among the top 10 strong applicants. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology won a grant in this competition in 2010, http://goo.gl/GiVxN and will be building upon their previous work by introducing researchers and students to Open Access (OA) resources. This year’s global Open Access Week will take place all over the world between 24th and 30th October 2011. This is an event that promotes Open Access as a… Continue reading →

Workshop on use of Social Media Networks for Learning and Research

Date: November 8th and 9th 2011 Target Audience: JKUAT academic staff and researchers, ICT staff, JKUAT The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Library plans to hold a two days workshop on the use of social networks for learning, research and communication.  The objective of the workshop is to equip participants with hands on skills to enable them make use of opportunities availed by social media for learning and research. Please see details of topics to be covered in the program Program: DAY 1 ACTIVITY Registration Welcome participants Opening remarks Workshop overview and objectives… Continue reading →

Training on Access to Electronic Resources for Architecture Department

The JKUAT library will be holding training on search skills and access to electronic resources for Architecture Department on 24th and 27th October 2011. The training will introduce participants to the wide range of scholarly electronic resources available through the JKUAT library web page and advanced search skills for accessing the resources Date: Staff 24th     –    October 2011 Students    –     27th October 2011 Venue: Architecture Department Computer Lab Programme Time Activity Facilitator 9.00 -9.15 am E-resources service: Introduction and overview Dr. G.M Gatero 9.15 -10.00 am Google advanced search, Google scholar, Google books,… Continue reading →