Library News Updates
1.Access electronic resources at the comfort of your home:[You can now access the Electronic Resources outside the Campus premises
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- Egerton University Students Nominated As Emerald Knowledge Ambassadors
Egerton University, Nairobi City Campus Library participated in the Emerald Knowledge Ambassadors Event held at Jomo Kenyatta University Of Science and Technology (JKUAT) on 20th September 2017.The event brought together volunteer students and staff as nominees of Emerald knowledge ambassadors in advocating for the use of the emerald electronic information resources in academic institutions.
The in charge e-resources at the campus library, guided the students on how to prepare PowerPoint presentations, dramatized poems and a skit. The presentation was about the use of social media in accessing library services while the skit and dramatized poetry was on academic integrity. The students posed with branded t-shirts and caps. Their creativity was also displayed on a roller banner and paper flags.
- Campus Library wins INASP/UNESCO grant and participates in the International Open Access Week; 23rd to 27th October 2017.
During the interactive session, we had PowerPoint presentations, group discussions which were very interesting and interactive, and ‘ice- breaking’ activities to refresh the participants.
Each of the class representatives was asked to share what they had learned during the training session with their classmates. They were also asked to organise similar training with the rest of the students under the supervision of library staff. We had prepared a ‘feedback corner’ for students to say; ‘What I Learnt’, ‘What I Like’ ‘What I don’t like’ ‘What I Want’. Certificates of participation were presented to the Class representatives.
For the event, we designed the following Open Access promotional materials: Open access roller banner, Branded t-shirts, feedback sticky notes. The students’ class representatives were happy to receive a branded t-shirt
W also organised a Campus wide classroom tour. During the tour, the Campus Librarian alongside other library staff and e-resources student ambassadors visited all classrooms as lectures were going on and requested the lecturer to allow us only 5minutes to talk to the students about Open Access Week and electronic resources. At the end of the small talk, we asked students if they were aware of the resources provided. Whoever responded positively was given a branded t-shirt.
We prepared a guide/manual on how to access electronic resources and distributed to the students during the training and the classroom tour.]