John K. Thuku
Head Librarian, Science & Technology
At the Seminar Organized by Kenyatta University for the
Delegation from University of Catalan, Barcelona, Spain.
2nd July 2013, KUCC.
Physical Facilities for E-Library
User Training and Awareness
Library Services offered
Science & Technology,
Research & Special
Multimedia ( Audio, Video,
Online journals & books
Post Modern Library
Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
Bibliographic sources with abstracts
Theses and Dissertations
CD-ROMs, some accompanying books.
PHYSICAL FACILITIES FOR E-LIBRARY
5 computer labs (one in each floor)
Capacity 40 workstations
Access the catalogue
Available in all floors
Access to Networking
Cable (Along the walls)
Wireless in the reading areas
5th Floor reserved for postgraduates and staff.
Ample reading areas
PROGRAMMES IN THE LIBRARY
Library Catalogue and Library Website
Theses and dissertations.
Past examination papers.
Papers by Kenyatta University staff.
PROGRAMMES IN THE LIBRARY …CONTD
Database of African Theses and Dissertations (DATAD)
Sponsored by AAU
Aims to bring information on all theses and dissertations
presented in Universities in Africa into a single database.
Kenya Information Preservation Society (KIPS)
Programme for theses and dissertation in Kenyan Libraries.
Programme for Enhancement of Research Information
(PERI) through Kenya Library and Information Services
For facilitating subscription to online journals and e-books.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC WITH ABSTRACTS
Contains 11,340 records of theses and dissertations
undertaken in Kenya
Developed by the Kenya Information Preservation Society
(KIPS) in collaboration with the libaries
USER TRAINING & AWARENESS
Induction to new users
Library catalogue and online resources
Library services & facilities
The Library is keen to embrace the dynamism in
ICT and particularly regarding to information
This will certainly help Kenyatta University
community pursue their learning, research and
teaching goals well.