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There was an online fourth-year training on 8th February 2022. During the Information Literacy training, the students learnt the following:

  • Access to Electronic Resources
  • Use of gateways and scholarly Search Engines
  • Use of MyLoft (My Library on My Fingertips)
  • Referencing tools

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Research4Life - All you need to know!

Research4life is one of main the gateways to access information that would otherwise be in journals that are not accessible.  It allows you to access thousands of journals and books free of charge.  For maximum benefit please log in while on the University LAN. 
The Research4life portal was updated in September 2021 to make it easier for users to teach themselves.  This means that the new students or those who have missed the previous training(s) can now teach themselves. Previously trained students to note that the interphase has changed as there are some changes to the portal.
To help you navigate through the new Research4life portal:
2) Training videos are on YouTube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ-TB86-jlE
3) How to read and write a paper etc  https://www.research4life.org/training/authors-hub/  

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Introducing Myloft - 'My Library On Fingertips'

Open the MyLOFT app on your desktop: https://app.myloft.xyz

While using the MyLOFT on desktop, remember to download the browser extension:
 
Download the MyLOFT App for your mobile: 
 
How to log in:
  • Open the mobile app/the WebApp.
  • A page will appear asking you to select your institute.
  • Click on the textbox on the screen and select your institute, i.e. University of Embu, Kenya by scrolling the list given or typing the name. Click on “Continue”.
  • A login page will appear with text boxes for email and password. 
  • Type in your registered email id and password for your MyLOFT account and click on “Sign in”.

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Visit by University Council

The University council visited the library on 8th July 2021.

University Librarian demonstrating to the University Council the essential services offered at the library. 

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Taylor & Francis DRM-free eBooks

Taylor and Francis have offered trial access to all DRM-free eBooks content on taylorfrancis.com (~135,000 eBooks) until the end of May. Please access the ebooks and provide feedback regarding the content, for future decision-making. Attached are user guides for reference in http://taylorfrancis.com/ video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRnXrVCGuzs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

In addition, we wish to inform all users that Ebsco host and Oxford University e-libraries are now available via the library website.  

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Save time! Return the books at your own convenience

The library has introduced a book drop box to enable you to return the books anytime.
Return the books by dropping them into the box in liaison with the security officer at the
library entrance.

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Additional Resource alert!

eBooks Academic collection is now available via the UoEm network. Click HERE to access it.

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Newly Acquired Books

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Criminology & Law

Physical Sciences

Biology, Microbiology & Physiology

Business, Finance, Economics and Sociology

Education, Linguistics & Literature

Humanities, Religious Studies & Social Science

Information Sciences

Mathematics, Computer Science & IT

Nursing, Medicine & Public Health

Technology & Enginnering

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SAGE Research Methods

This is a reputable database that supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process.  Everyone conducting research in any subject is recommended to use this rich database, which supports all subjects. Click here to visit Sage Research Methods

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