Organising and managing your literature is often a challenging task if you have to do it manually. Having very good literature and later realising that you cannot remember the reference is a common occurrence. Trying to recall such a reference is nuisance you may have experienced at one time or another during your research. A reference management software helps you insert citations into a paper and create a properly formatted bibliography. This will save you the stress of trying to format your references and citations. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network…. Continue reading →


One of the E-Resources Databases that JKUAT is subscribing to is Wiley Online Database. Wiley Online Library features 1500 peer reviewed journals, over 14,000 books, and hundreds of multi-volume reference works, databases, and other resources. The database covers Physics and Material Science, Health Science including Cochrane Library, Social Sciences and Humanities research, You have automatic access (ie no password required) within the JKUAT network. When off the campus network, it is available on our Off Campus Access to E-Resources Please email or for a list of all electronic books and journals available to… Continue reading →


Looking for statistical data for your research? Here are some of the sites that could be useful. Kenya Bureau of Statistics The Bureau is the custodian of all government statistical information, and for this it maintains a database of all national surveys including National Population and Housing Censuses. Kenya Open data The Kenya Open Data Portal makes Public Government datasets accessible for free to the public in easy reusable formats, supporting the Government’s drive to proactively inform citizens and be accountable. As of May 2015, there were close to 500 datasets that had been uploaded… Continue reading →