Training on Use of E-Resources for JKUAT Physiotherapy students

The JKUAT library held a training in the library‚Äôs postgraduate computer laboratory on the use of e-books and e-journals for JKUAT fourth year students undertaking the Bsc Physiotherapy programme. The session was organised by their lecturer Dr. Nassib Tawa. Lecturers are encouraged to organise similar sessions for their students through the JKUAT library The training aims at equipping students with online search skills that will enable them retrieve authoritative scholarly information for their research. This will ultimately improve the quality of their research The students were introduced to the electronic databases of books and journals… Continue reading →

Looking for books for your assignment or research?

Looking for books for your assignment or research? Try Springer electronic books Looking for books for your assignment or research? Try Springer electronic books Follow these steps for accessing the e-books from SprngerLink 1. Google for JKUAT Library Website or simply go to http://link.springer.com/ 2. Click on Electronic Resources Link on the the JKUAT Library home page 3. This gives you a drop down menu with Electronic Journals and books 4. Click on electronic books 5. Click on SpringerLink. This takes you to the home page of SpringerLink 6. To ensure that you get only… Continue reading →

Access to Project, 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 →