Global open access week

In the age of the web, information is abundant and attention is scarce. We need to understand that though information exists on many levels of quality or reliability; it is everywhere, existing in large quantities and continuously being created and revised. The fewer the barriers, the greater the likelihood of gaining readers and citations as well as advancing knowledge. Open access brings out an approach that renders the information in a digital format, accessible online and is free of charge to readers. The open access week, a global event now in its 4th year, promotes… Continue reading →

JKUAT University Don publishes book on conflict management

Congratulations are in order for Dr. M.A Iravo on publishing his book titled ‘Effects of managing conflicts in organisations’. The book was published by Lambert Academic Publishing who are renowned for publishing quality academic books. Dr. M.A  Iravo is the Head of Department of Entrepreneurship & Procurement.  Dr. Iravo is also a lecturer in management in the School of Human Resource Development. He has a PhD in Human Resource Management, a Masters in Administration and Planning and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management.  Dr. Iravo is also a member of the Institute of HRM. The book… Continue reading →

JKUAT library goes live on koha: goodbye to manual system

JKUAT library goes live on koha: goodbye to manual system

The JKUAT library is excited to inform our patrons that we have now automated our services. Automated circulation services started with the September 2011 intake. The library informs our clients that they will be required to clear with the library manual system by surrendering all their library cards before being registered in the system. All that will be required for borrowing books will be the student/staff bar identification cards. The staff identification cards will need to be barcoded to enable them use this service. We also remind our clients that our catalogue is available online… Continue reading →