The role of the University of Nairobi digital repository is to capture, preserve, manage and provide access to digital local materials created by the institution and its community.


The repository was established in 2012 to increase the visibility of UoN research output. The repository has undergone tremendous growth and has about 90,000 documents consisting of research papers, conference presentations, archival materials, and theses and dissertations available under the open access creative commons license.

The repository enjoys a high level of appeal among users globally with more than 4 million downloads registered in the last six months.  The repository has also contributed significantly to the excellent performance of the University of Nairobi in the webometrics ranking.


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