Varsity's Open Access Week and Academic Integrity
Open Day
Start Date: 
Wed, 2018-06-06 08:00 - Fri, 2018-06-08 05:00
Main Campus/ CESS

The library invites all stakeholders to the 7th Library Open Day/Open Access Week and the 3rd Academic Integrity Day. The two events will be held concurrently in various campuses.

The Academic Integrity Day will be held on 6th and 7th June 2018. The activity will be held simultaneously in Main Campus and the College of Education and External Studies (CEES). The aim of the event will be to sensitize library users (both students and staff) on academic honesty and integrity. The theme of the event is “Promoting Academic Integrity for Sustainable Development”. Participants will be sensitized on the following;

  • Plagiarism and Academic integrity
  • UoN plagiarism policy
  • Plagiarism Software (Turnitin software)


The Open Access Week is a three (3) day event commencing on 6th – 8th June 2018.

Open Access is a global initiative advocating for free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research. The University of Nairobi has been at the forefront in advocating for open access initiatives. The theme of the open day is "Open in order to Promote Research and Knowledge Diffusion”. The event will be held concurrently in the Main Campus, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS) and School of Business (SOB).


There will be raffle and prizes to be won.


Angela Mumo

Ag. Director, Library and Information Services