LIBRARY SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION UPDATE

LIBRARY SPECIAL NEEDS SECTION UPDATE

Mr. Stephen Munyao and Ms. Maureen Oywer from the JKUAT Library have been trained in braille proficiency. The two underwent a three months course that was held at the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) in 2015. The staff were trained on the use of the braille machine and on general disability etiquette. The trained staff are now able to give services to their clients with special needs effectively. Commenting on their experience, Mr. Munyao explained that “Before taking this training I could not imagine how one can communicate through embossed dots, learn and perform… Continue reading →

HOW DO I ACCESS MY EMERALD JOURNALS ON MY MOBILE DEVICE?

JKUAT has access to emerald journals. You can extend this access to your mobile device for 180 days by pairing it to your institution’s subscription. When visiting www.emeraldinsight.com on one of the following devices you will automatically be diverted to the mobile version of the site: • iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch (using iOS: 6.1 and later, and the Chrome or default Safari browsers) • Android phone (using Android: 2.3 and later, and the Chrome or default Android browsers) • Android tablet (using Android: 2.3 and later, and the Chrome browser) This is a mobile version… Continue reading →

ACCESS TO SCIENCEDIRECT E-BOOKS

The library has subscribed to electronic books from ScienceDirect. This is a rich database of electronic books in various fields such as Agricultural and biological sciences, Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular biology, Biomedical science, medicine and dentistry, Chemistry, Computer science and Energy, Material science and Chemical engineering. To access the e-books, 1. Google for JKUAT Library website or click here 2. Click on the Electronic Resources Link 3. Click on Electronic books 4. Click on the ScienceDirect e-Books You can also access the e-books by clicking here Please also note that you have to go through the… Continue reading →