Library and Information Services (LIS)

KALRO Library and Information Service is dedicated to disseminating agricultural information and Knowledge throughout the agricultural value chains.

Users at KALRO Headquarters library  


The Library and Information Services provide access to a variety of e-resources for researchers. This include access to over 20,000 e-resources including some of the worlds acclaimed online journals, books and databases acquired in partnership with the Kenya Library Information Service Consortium (KLISC). Also included in the e-collection are Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) and The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL)

TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library)
TEEAL is popularly known as LanTEEAL because it can be run on a workstation, or hosted on a server and shared over a network. It is a compact, self-contained agricultural library. It contains over 250 journals, most spanning from 1993 through 2011. These journals encompass diverse fields of the agricultural sciences, from agricultural economics and crop improvement to food science and nutrition and natural resources management. Click here to register and access within KALRO

Access: Available through the Local Area Network (LAN) or Stand alone for centres with no LAN. There 16 KALRO Centres with TEEAL and include;  KALRO Headquarters, KALRO NARL, KALRO Muguga, KALRO TRC, KALRO Naivasha, KALRO Lanet, KALRO Njoro, KALRO Kitale, KALRO Kakamega, KALRO Kibos, KALRO Kisii, KALRO Thika, KALRO Embu, KALRO Mwea, KALRO Mtwapa and KALRO Katumani

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