E-RESOURCES WORKSHOP FOR FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND IBR STAFF

E-RESOURCES WORKSHOP FOR FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND IBR STAFF

The ongoing training on use of e-resources for JKUAT staff was conducted at the Faculty of Agriculture Computer lab on 29th June 2015. The workshop brought together 40 teaching staff from the faculty and the Institute of Biotechnology Research (IBR). The coordinator for the day was Professor Losenge Turoop. Dr. David Mburu, the dean Faculty of Agriculture welcomed participants to the workshop. He noted that the library frequently updates members on new resources. The opening ceremony was officiated by Professor Romanus Odhiambo who is the JKUAT Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs (DVC… Continue reading →

E-RESOURCES TRAINING FOR JKUAT FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND IEET TEACHING STAFF

DATE: 29th June 2015 TARGET: Teaching Staff VENUE: Faculty of Agriculture Computer Lab TIME: 8.30am to 4.00pm OBJECTIVES: 1. To create awareness of electronic information resources available for research 2. Introduction to the off Campus Access to E-resources Link that enables access to all JKUAT resources from whatever location 3. Equip participants with the necessary information retrieval skills for research 4. Introduce¬† referencing tools 5. Guide participants in publishing in high impact journals 6. Creation of Google scholar accounts for teaching staff 7. Sensitization on E-book reader    

JKUAT LIBRARY STAFF SENSITISED ON UNIVERSITY RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY

The JKUAT Library staff were sensitised on the JKUAT Risk Management policy on 23rd June 2015. The exercise was carried out by Mr. Samuel Onyango, the University Risk Officer (URO). Mr Onyango informed staff that the university has adopted the JKUAT Risk Policy and Framework. The policy pronouncement was sent to staff through their JKUAT emails. Staff were urged to utilize their institutional emails. He further explained that risk management is a government requirement and will form part of the university performance contract (PC). The same PC must be cascaded to our individual PCs. Risk… Continue reading →