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University of Nairobi Library Open Day/Open Access Week

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Welcome to the First Ever University of Nairobi Library Open Day/Open Access Week, to be held on 1st – 3rd November 2011 at the Main Campus Great Court and CHIROMO Library Parking Area

The open day will comprise of the following activities:

  • Exhibiting Library Information Resources
  • Training sessions on Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Freely Available Open Access Resources (OA), Searching Strategies and Access to E-Books and E-Journals (Both On and Off Campus Access)
  • Raffles
  • Amnesty to those with library overdue items
  • Launching of the library website and the UoN institutional repository
  • The Objectives of the Open Day/Open Access Week:
  • To create awareness of library services and resources, and equip users with e-resources searching skills to increase usage.
  • To promote Global Open Access Initiatives, research, scholarship and publishing and connect users to Freely Available Information Resources

The Library invites you for training on Information Access. Training will be done on Tuesday, 1st – Thursday, 3rd Nov. 2011. There will be two sessions per day. First session will be held from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm and second session from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. Please specify the day and time you would like to train to periodicals@uonbi.ac.ke or come physically to the Library Issue Desk and register. You can also register online