Nakuru Campus Library is located on the 6th Floor of the Great Rift Plaza (GRP) in the City of Nakuru. Its setting has an ambiance that is conducive for learning and study. Access to information is easy and all titles are easily retrievable. The library is well ventilated with all sections well defined and labeled.
Books Allowed for Borrowing
Undergraduate : Maximum of 4 books for 14 days Postgraduate : Maximum of 4 books for 30 days Staff : Maximum of 4 books for 30 days
The sitting capacity of the library is 600 users with a service capacity of 1000 users per day.
Library Services Offered
The library is established to promote and maintain a wide variety of quality services that support the University’s Vision and Mission. These include;
Reference and Information Services
Current Awareness Services
Mount Kenya University subscribes to forty-seven (47) e-resource databases through the Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). The library users have access to various databases through specifically assigned user names and passwords. Some databases are also automatically link through the MKU IP address; the e-resource platform is MyLoft.
Range of e-materials available in the library
E-journals: Local and International
Books: Printed Materials e.g. fiction, non-fiction and references
CDs & DVDs
Databases: Education, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Business, Pure and Applied
The library is automated using the KOHA library management information system. The system has both library user and staff interface intergraded for efficient and effective services and operations. Nakuru campus library is a member of the MKU Union catalogue, which is web-based. All library users can access it via internet and Wi-Fi services.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Mount Kenya University Library. The University Library is your gateway to information resources that will inspire and facilitate your research and study across all disciplines.