Mount Kenya University Machakos Regional ODEL Library is located within the center which is housed in Muvango building above Family Bank and next to Naivas Supermarket. We have been operating well giving outstanding services to patrons since inception in April 2023. The library adheres to the requirements set forth by the Commission for University Education (CUE) for the creation of an academic library. The University Library, which is situated on the main campus in Thika, shares the same vision, mission and objectives as the Campuses and ODEL libraries.
The library’s collection is based on the university’s course offerings, and it is regularly updated. The total stock is 1,472 print volumes and thousands of e-journals and eBooks. Resources for information are diverse, current, and pertinent. Mount Kenya University Machakos Regional ODEL library provides varied, authoritative and up-to-date information resources including past papers in support of most academic programs offered by Mount Kenya University.
The library was founded with the goal of promoting and upholding a broad range of high-quality services that complement the University’s Vision and Mission. Among them are;
Digital Library services
Reference and information services
Current Awareness services
Information literacy service
The library has a seating capacity of 75 comprising of the reading area, e-learning and periodical section. It is enabled with a Wi-Fi and fitted with electrical accessories for use. Its surroundings provide a favorable environment for learning and studying. The information hub is simple to use, and the stack area makes all titles accessible. The library is well ventilated with all sections well defined and labeled.
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.