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Access to CUK online books and journals

This is a reminder that up-to-date online books and journals are accessible on the CUK  RemoteXs platform. The platform facilitates access to the resources whether you are on the campus network or off the campus network.

How do I register?

  1. Staff can register on RemoteXs by going to this link: Create an Account 
  2. The library has done bulk registration for student users. Check your email for communication from RemoteXs and follow the instructions given 
  3. The e-mail contains information about how to log in, set your password, and other details.
  4. Once your registration is approved you will receive an e-mail containing information about how to log in, set your password, and other details.
Published on 16/05/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Access to Ebrary/Proquest e-books

This is a reminder that we have access to Ebrary/Proquest e-books.  Proquest is a rich database of up-to-date e-books that cover various disciplines. Students need to register on RemoteXs in in order to access Ebrary books and other online resources. Unlike other databases, Proquest requires one to create a personal account to facilitate downloading of books and use of other features such as creation of a virtual bookshelf.

Nb: To log in to the RemoteX platform click here

Published on 07/02/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

How do I create my Google Scholar Profile?


A Google Scholar profile is a very simple way of collating your publications and citations to them so that others can find your work.

Step 1: Creating your basic profile

1.       Log on to scholar.google.com and click the “My Profile” link at the top of the page to get your account setup started.

2.       On the first screen, add your affiliation information and university email address, so Google Scholar can confirm your account.

3.       In the home page field, you can paste the link to your departmental faculty profile or the CUK home page link

Step 2: Adding your publications

1.       Google Scholar will provide a list of publications it thinks belong to you. Read through the list and select the ones you have authored by checking the box.

2.       Click on the blue shaded arrow at the top right corner of the page

Step 3: Settings

1.       Choose the option of either “Applying article updates automatically” or “Email me updates for review”. I do not recommend the first option especially if your name is shared by many people

2.       Congratulations! You now have a Google Scholar Profile

Step: Getting back to your profile

1.       Log in to your email

2.       Open Google Scholar

3.       Click on My Profile at the top right corner of the page

 

Published on 26/04/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Reminder to return library books

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You are reminded to return all library books as we come to the end of the semester to avoid accumulating
overdue charges.

Wishing you all the best in your end of semester exams.
Kind Regards,
Circulation Librarian
Published on 18/01/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Do you have a Google Scholar Account?

Follow these steps to create a Google Scholar profile

  1. Log in to your corporate email
  2. Go to Google scholar
  3. Click on “My profile” on the left hand corner
  4. Fill in the required fields and click on “next”
  5. Select articles you have authored from the suggested list
  6. To find missing publications, search using article titles or DOIs
  7. You can also add missing publications manually if required.
  8. Click next
  9. Select the option of “Email me updates for review
  10. Click on “Make my profile public”
Published on 27/01/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Answers to your research methods questions

Sage Research Methods has resources that will help you answer all your research methods and statistics questions. You can:

  • Learn about qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Learn how to design a project research
  • Understand the foundations of research methods
  • Listen to research methods experts
  • Watch videos on different topics
  • And much more!

To access the database log in to the RemoteXs platform and scroll down the list of journal databases. If you are not yet registered on RemoteXs register by clicking on this link

Published on 23/02/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Accessing Emerald Journals

Emerald database of journals is strong in Accounting and Finance, Economics, Tourism and Hospitality, Management, Marketing and Computer Science.

How do I access the journals?

  1. Login to your RemoteXs account. If not registered on RemoteXs click here
  2. Scroll down to Emerald Insight under E-Journals category on the list.
  3. Carry out your search
Published on 05/04/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Looking for theses and dissertations?: Welcome to OpenDOAR

OpenDOAR is the quality-assured, global Directory of Open Access Repositories that provide free, open access to academic outputs and resources.  You can search and browse through thousands of registered repositories. Repositories are a rich source of full text theses and dissertations.

Published on 20/04/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

Theses and Dissertations from ProQuest

ProQuest has built the world’s most comprehensive and renowned dissertations program. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT Global) grows its repository of 5 million graduate works each year. To access theses archived in ProQuest click here

Published on 05/05/2022 by Ms Miriam Ndungu

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