Webinar: Learning Mendeley through Certification Program

Date: Wed, August 19, 2015 Time: 10am New York/ 3pm London Title: Learning Mendeley through Certification Program for Librarians Register now Abstract: Mendeley Certification Program for Librarians was launched in February 2015 and has received enthusiastic support from over 800 participants world-wide. The Certification Program offers a flexible, 100% on-line, self-paced learning structure in a 3-leveled program for librarians to learn about Mendeley functionally, technically, as well as the optimal user roll-out strategy at their institutions. The program is designed to not only bring updated information about the product to new users but also best… Continue reading →

JKUAT LIBRARY AND THEIR STUDENT AMBASSADORS PRESENT THE TROPHY FOR EMERALD STUDENT AMBASSADORS COMPETITION TO THE DVC AA

JKUAT LIBRARY AND THEIR STUDENT AMBASSADORS PRESENT THE TROPHY FOR EMERALD STUDENT AMBASSADORS COMPETITION TO THE DVC AA

The JKUAT Library led by Dr. R. Mangira, the University Librarian, hosted Professor Romanus Odhiambo, the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs to a ceremony organized to present to him the trophy brought home by the library’s student ambassadors. The event took place on 16th July 2015 in the library boardroom. The student ambassadors who were adorned in Emerald branded Tshirts made the ceremony colorful. The students comprising of the JKUAT Igiza Arts Group participated in an inter university competition on 9th July 2015 at the Strathmore University. The occasion was also graced… Continue reading →

E- RESOURCES TRAINING FOR JKUAT COHES ACADEMIC STAFF AND RESEARCHERS

E- RESOURCES TRAINING FOR JKUAT COHES ACADEMIC STAFF AND RESEARCHERS

The electronic information resources training targeting all JKUAT teaching and research staff kicked off on 4th June 2015. The first college targeted was COHES. The college has five schools. These are Schools of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. The turn up was well beyond the facilitators’ expectations. This must have been courtesy of aggressive marketing of the event by Mr. Jack Mongera, the College Coordinator for the event. Dr. D. Kikuvi, Dean, School of Public Health made the opening remarks on behalf of Professor Haroun Mengech who joined the participants later in… Continue reading →