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The Mission of the University of Nairobi Library is to provide quality information services that will empower the University in carrying out its core activities of teaching, learning, research, community services and consultancy to the highest international standard.

News & Events

Mombasa Law campus facilities including the Library inspected in preparedness for accreditation.

DVC (Academic Affairs),Director, L&IS ,Dean(SOL),Principal(CHSS) &Other University staff Joined the Council of Legal Education in Inspecting UON Mombasa Law campus facilities including the Library in preparedness for accreditation. (vIew gallery)

Fifteen Master of Library and Information Science students(First COHORT) graduate


The chair, Library and Information Science, Dr. Dorothy Njiraine takes a group photo with graduates

Master of Kiswahili studies Students attend Library e-resources Training

Mr peter Weche and Zablon Muyera take the students through the Library Electronic Resources (View gallery)

Mombasa Library Adopts Electronic Book Lending

Angella Mumo, Librarian School of Law and Peter Weche, College Librarian CHSS (seated) Take Mombasa Staff through a short demonstration (View photo gallery)

The Library mounts a Short Course on Records Management

The Director of Library and Information Services Dr. Sophia Kaane, center, takes a group photo with the Pioneers:

The Library Department invites applications for the following upcoming short courses

Payment Options: Pay by Direct Deposit into UNES Consultancy Account (Barclays Bank, Westlands Branch ACC No. 03-073-2252452)

Inquiries Contact: +254 722 649 860 or UON Library Department 020 318 262 Ext: 28095 / 28501

Training on United Nations (UN) Electronic Information Resources

The University Library held a Training Workshop on the 5th November, 2014 to prepare staff to adjust to the current changes being undertaken by the UN Dag Hammerskjold Library, New York towards the provision of E-Collection in the year 2015 to the academia worldwide.  Secondly, to sensitize staff on the availability of the vast array of electronic information resources provided by the UN Library to its designated depository libraries in Kenyan Universities for reading, study and research. The UN Library has Two hundred and fifty eight (258) databases.

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