The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Library participated in Open Access Week (OAW) for the first time in 2010. The concept was introduced to JKUAT by Ms. Jane Gikandi who was the then Head of the ICT section and has moved on to a different university. The library entered the INASP OAW 2010 competition and won a grant of 300$. This helped us in printing of promotional materials.
The success of our OAW activities can largely be attributed to our…Continue
Posted on October 24, 2012 at 7:45am
The JKUAT library in partnership with JKUAT students has previously participated in the OAW 2010 and 2011 with activities such as workshops, exhibitions, competitions and a beauty pageant which has now become an annual event. This year the library will be working with JKUMUN students to create awareness of the JKUAT Institutional Repository which is based on the Open Access model of publishing. The students will be visiting the various academic departments and demonstrating the JKUAT…Continue
Posted on October 2, 2012 at 7:11am
JKUAT INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY (IR) SENSITISATION WORKSHOP
JKUAT Library plans to sensitize the JKUAT community on the JKUAT OA policy and IR. The first workshop will be held on 14th September 2012 and will be targeting Teaching staff and researchers, editors, ICT staff JKUSO representatives, BPS representative, JKUAT IR policy committee, Campus representatives. The second workshop will be targeting JKUAT management and will be combined with a launch of the…Continue
Posted on August 29, 2012 at 5:20am
We are excited that our JKUAT IR policy was launched on June 22nd. We are now embarking on the challenging task of populating the repository. With cooperation and commitment from all our stakeholders, we know we can will make it.
Posted on August 2, 2012 at 5:34am