Information literacy is a set of abilities enabling individuals to recognize when information is needed, and be able to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. SEKU library provides information literacy (IL) training that empowers students, faculty, and staff with the information literacy skills needed to be self-sufficient in finding, selecting, evaluating and using information. The training covers the following:

  1. Library resources and services
  2. Citation and referencing tools
  3. Plagiarism
  4. Search strategy

Training Session Guides

According to SEKU Anti-plagiarism Policy, all research proposals, projects, thesis, dissertations among other research works should be subjected to anti-plagiarism  check before being accepted as an authentic production by the students.
To facilitate this, kindly email your research work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for scanning, and generation of plagiarism reports. Accepted document format is Ms Word, and should be renamed in the following format; Surname_Title.

The subject of the email should be your full name, and admission number.

After scanning your document, the library will as soon as possible email you the plagiarism report as a reply to your email.

Academic Journals

Academic Journals is a broad-based publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals. Academic Journals currently publishes 111 open access journals covering art and humanities, engineering, medical science, social sciences, biological sciences, physical sciences and agricultural sciences.

African health OER network

Provides health education resources

Africa information ethics

Provides African Information Ethics resources

African Journals Online (AJOL)

AJOL is an online service to provide access to African-published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship.
Subject strengths: Agricultural sciences, arts, tourism, language & literature, health, science & technology, social sciences, religion and theology, information science, education, law, psychology, finance and management and HIV/AIDs

Biomed central

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher with a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals in all areas of biology, medicine and health.


Provides high quality subscribed and open-access journals focused in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. It also publishes original research reporting on new knowledge of the Earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems.

Directory of open access journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Directory of open access repositories

DOAR lets you search the contents of the repositories listed in OpenDOAR for freely available academic research information.


ERIC is a widely searched education database used by millions of researchers, students, faculty, librarians, and others searching for education research.

Nepal Journals Online (NEPJOL)

NepJOL is a database of journals published in Nepal, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of NepJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey.

Virginia tech electronic library

Provides access to scholarly electronic journals that are peer-reviewed, full text and accessible without cost. Subject coverage: Education, Engineering, Literature to Technology, Philosophy and Libraries science.


Provide access to collection of nearly 8,000 books, reports, journals, and working papers including: Development Outreach, World Bank Economic Review and World Bank Research Observer journal articles published since 1996.

HighWire Press

HighWire Press is the largest archive of free full-text science

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

SCIRP (scientific research)

SCIRP: is an academic publisher of open access journals. It publishes academic books and conference proceedings. SCIRP currently has more than 200 open access journals in the areas of science, technology and medicine.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the global knowledge base for OECD’s data and analysis. It is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.