Access to Thesis and Dissertations

Working on your thesis? Visit the Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) at http://www.opendoar.org/ or just google for DOAR. OpenDOAR is an authoritative Directory of Open Access (OA) Repositories. 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 areas and in building your literature review. To know what theses have been done in a given area, just key in your search terms and add the word thesis. You can refine your search further by adding the… Continue reading →

Access to JKUAT E-Books

Many academic libraries are increasingly adopting the acquisition of e-books to build their collection. The advantages of e-books are potential for 24/7 access; remote access thus expanding the library boundaries; simultaneous and multiple access to the same book. With the growth in number of students and changes in mode of learning, adoption of e-books maybe the most viable option for building collections that satisfy the needs of all library users. The JKUAT library has subscribed to three databases of e-books to supplement our print collection. These are Science Direct E-Books, Springer and ebrary. Here is… Continue reading →