Access to Elsevier e-books

We now have access to hundreds of elservier electronic books covering Clinical Medicine (438 titles), Health Professions (332 titles), Veterinary Medicine (174 titles), and Clinical Dentistry (24 titles). The books include seminal works such as Clinical Gynecology, Cancer Pain, Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injuries, and Saunders Manual of Small Animal Practice. They are available at: http://goo.gl/ef8xw

JKUAT Library for social media

JKUAT Library for social media

The JKUAT library has finally launched a library facebook wall and twitter account. This was a culmination of the two days workshop on the use of social media for research and learning that was held on 8th and 9th of November 2011. The library plans to make use of these social networks for communication and promotion of the library resources. The idea of the use of these social networks was born out of the realization that there is need for a multi-pronged approach to library promotion. Majority of our users are constantly communicating on social… Continue reading →

2011 Open Access Week at JKUAT

2011 Open Access Week at JKUAT

The Open access week at JKUAT ended with pomp and colour. We can reliably predict that the open access week will be a calendar event in JKUAT. We surely cannot deny the students the expression of creativity as was witnessed. Who said reading cannot be fun? The plagiarism team was marvelous. Their table was a beehive of activities. Indeed they never ran out of visitors to their stand the whole week. The event did not run out of volunteers to man the exhibition and run other errands. Of course the climax of the week was… Continue reading →