Electronic Information Resources Training for JKUAT Kitale Campus

The JKUAT library will be conducting training on the use of e-books and e-journals at our Kitale Campus on 29th and 30th March 2014. The target group is JKUAT students and staff. The objectives of the training are: i) Create awareness of available electronic information resources ii) Equip participants with information search skills iii) Create awareness of JKUAT Library online services iv) Introduce users to Ez proxy (off campus access to electronic resources) You are all welcome!!

Access to Thesis and Dissertations

Working on your thesis? Visit the Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) at http://www.opendoar.org/ or just google for DOAR. OpenDOAR is an authoritative Directory of Open Access (OA) Repositories. Theses and dissertations form a considerable percentage of these repositories. The OpenDoar is therefore a recommended site when working on your thesis. The site can help identify researchable areas and in building your literature review. To know what theses have been done in a given area, just key in your search terms and add the word thesis. You can refine your search further by adding the… Continue reading →

Free Access to Patent Information through PatBase

JKUAT has been given free access to patent information through the PatBase database. PatBase is an international database of patent information. PatBase offers access to bibliographic information and Full-Text of patent documents from over 100 patent issuing authorities worldwide. PatBase offers additional patent information and related services, such as direct links to patent registers, legal status, copies of original patent documents, Alerts, translations and more. The link is https://www.patbase.com/ Nb: Access information is available through the updated list of resources that has been sent to your JKUAT email