Working on your thesis? Visit the Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) at OpenDOAR is an authoritative Directory of Open Access (OA) Repositories. An Institutional Open Access Repository is an online locus for collecting, preserving and disseminating the intellectual output of an institution in digital form. Many academic and research institutions have created OA repositories to capture, promote, preserve and make accessible all their intellectual assets. Theses and dissertations form a considerable percentage of these repositories. The OpenDoar is therefore a recommended site when working on your thesis. The site can help identify researchable… Continue reading →

Activating your student email

Please note that it is important that you activate your student email. Having a student email ensures that you are not left out of any important communication that may be channeled through the student mail list. The student mail is also needed for access to some of the library services such as remote access to all electronic resources in form of books and journals. This is a service that will ensure that our clientele is able to access all our resources regardless of your location. Follow these simple steps to activate your email: 1. go… Continue reading →

Usernames and Passwords for off Campus Access

The JKUAT library has installed ez proxy, a software that enables access to all our resources both on and off campus. Previously, some resources such as Springer and ebrary books, JSTOR, Sage, Wiley Blackwell and Taylor and Francis journals could only be accessed within JKUAT main campus. Provision of individual usernames and passwords to our staff and students for the off campus access has proved challenging. Consequently, campus specific usernames and passwords for off campus access have been created. Please note that the passwords for off campus access are only necessary for accessing database that… Continue reading →