The Kenya Information Preservation Society acknowledges with gratitude the support, cooperation and assistance given by the following people:
The chief librarians and information officers of the contributing institutions, as well as those staff members who actually compiled the relevant records. Winfred Wambui Wachira for her work contacting contributors.
Kibibi Amran, Karimi Mati, Munene Mati, Mwenge Joab, Godfrey Mwathi, Breznev Otieno, Juliet Bonareri Nyakoe and Elizabeth Kerbo Arandi, who all assisted in inputting and editing.
Jasdeep Sura, Nabil Khan, Murithi Borona, Joram Kinuthia, and Peter Kimacia, who assisted with the computer application work. Jasdeep Sura succeeded in interfacing various software programs used by the contributing institutions with ProCite, 5th edition, the software that has been used for the theses/dissertations database.
Daudi Mwadzilume Chigoyo and Samuel Omondi Nyaoke, students at Moi University, Faculty of Information Science, who, during their field attachment at the University of Nairobi in June 2000, input the earliest records in the theses/dissertations database.
Rosemary Kiathe and Donald Thomas, who did the subject indexing using the ProQuest Thesaurus.
Mark Day, formerly of Indiana University, who converted the UMI data to ProCite.
Christina Zaveri, who designed the original cover of the CD-ROM case. Kwama Nyongo, the graphic designer who designed the label and cover for Union List no. 3. Murithi Borona who incorporated the ProCite5 database into the Greenstone program for the searchable CD-ROM product.
Lawrence I. Mwangi, Director of the Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services, who gave encouragement and assistance whenever needed.
The members of the Executive Committee of the Kenya Information Preservation Society are pleased to have played a part in creating this unique database. Active members of the Union List Sub-Committee Emmah Manyeki, John Thuku, Rodney Malesi, Wambui Wagacha all participated in deliberations and planning of the on-going work of the Union List project.
Please send corrections, new information, and suggestions to:
Kenya Information Preservation Society
P.O. Box 4363-00200, Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile phone: 0733-615576