JKUAT LIBRARY STAFF TRAINS IN KENYA SIGN LANGUAGE

JKUAT LIBRARY STAFF TRAINS IN KENYA SIGN LANGUAGE

A JKUAT library staff has successfully completed a certificate course in Kenyan Sign Language at the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE). Lucy Wanjiku Nduati reported for the course in May 2015. Training in sign language was one of the 2014/2015 JKUAT’s performance indicators under disability mainstreaming. The Kenya sign language is used by over half of the population of 600,000 people with hearing impairment. It is a government directive that in every government institution, there must be at least one person who can communicate with this community. There is a proposal to introduce it… Continue reading →

MSC JKUAT STUDENTS AT KQ PRIDE CENTRE TRAINED ON USE OF E-RESOURCES

MSC JKUAT STUDENTS AT KQ PRIDE CENTRE TRAINED ON USE OF E-RESOURCES

The scheduled training workshop on access to e-books and e-journals for JKUAT Msc students at KQ Pride Centre took place on 18th April 2015 at the Centre. The workshop was attended by 47 participants. Dr. Roselyne Mangira, the JKUAT University Librarian gave an overview of the e-resources that JKUAT has subscribed to. She also sensitized participants on the Amazon e-book reader which would help save and manage the downloaded resources. Ms. Miriam Ndungu who heads the Digital Services Section gave a demo on advanced searching of the e-resources. Of particular interest was the off campus… Continue reading →

ACCESS TO WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY

One of the E-Journal Databases that JKUAT has subscribed to is Wiley Online Database. Wiley Online Library features 1500 peer reviewed journals, over 14,000 books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, databases, and other resources. The database covers Physics and Material Science, Health Science including Cochrane Library, Social Sciences and Humanities research. You have automatic access to the database (ie no password required) when within the JKUAT network. When off the campus network, it is available on our Off Campus Access to E-Resources at http://vpn.jkuat.ac.ke/login Link at http://vpn.jkuat.ac.ke/login New resources that have been added to… Continue reading →