Kibabii University Receives 23,000 Volumes of Books from Text Book for Change, Canada
Kibabii University Management led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo received 23,000 volumes of books from Text Book for Change, Canada on 10th September, 2019. Prof. Ipara noted that it was a blessing to get such a huge volume of books at such a time when the University was in dire need of additional books. He encouraged both staff and students to make good use of the books to achieve their mandate. Prof. Ipara thanked Text Book for Change for the huge donation and appreciated the University Librarian, Ndukuh Charles Kilei for the initiative.
The library has tripled up the collection from 14,000 volumes to 37000 volumes of books. These books contain valuable information and will go a long way in contributing to the acquisition of new knowledge by students and other scholars. This will also contribute to the realization of Kibabii University mission of achieving excellence in generation, transmission and enhancement of new knowledge in Science, Technology and Innovation.
The received volumes cover the following disciplines and are rated from 2015-2018 editions.
|Social Science||Sociology, Political Science, Social Work, Psychology, Research methods, Literature, Art, Music, History, Philosophy, Law, Writing/style, Teaching, Child development, Hospitality and tourism, Foreign languages|
|Science, Agriculture, and Ecology||Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Ecology|
|Math, Engineering, Computer Science||Calculus, Statistics, Engineering, Statics, Electrical, Robotics,
Software, hardware, Computer
|Business, Economics and Finance||Management, Communication, Human Resource, Accounting, Finance, Micro and Macroeconomics,
|Medicine||Medicine,Physiology,Pharmacology,Genetics,Anatomy,Nursing,Public Health, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology|
Other than the print texts, the library is launching a remote access facility for e-journals and books.