Welcome to The University of Nairobi Library

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.

Search E-books and E-journals

News & Events


Library staff participate in tree planting event held at College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Kanyariri farm

The Library team, led by Mr. Harun Mugo (fourth right), College Librarian, CAVS, embark on tree planting at Kanyariri Farm. The library team participating in the tree planting comprised of 12 staff members. The university with its collaborating institutions; KIPPRA, KEFRI, ILRI, KARI and ICRISAT managed to plant 5000 tree seedlings in the event.

Library Subscribes to ScienceDirect E-books

The Library has subscribed to electronic books from ScienceDirect

ScienceDirect offers 2,002 full-text electronic books across the Physical and Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, Health Sciences as well as Social Sciences and Humanities.

The family of the late Prof. Gary L. Gaile Donates Books to ADD Library

The College of Architecture and Engineering Library has received a consignment of books from the late Prof. Gary L. Gaile, who was a renowned scholar at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.

The Architecture Design and Development (ADD) Library, generously received a total of 400 books, categorized from different fields on 21st February, 2014, at the Architecture Design and Development (ADD) hall.

Library Staff Training on ICT Emerging Trends

The Library staff members underwent training on ICT emerging trends. The training was held on 14th February 2014 at JKML Computer Laboratory. This was facilitated by Library staff from the Digital Content Unit.  

The training was officially opened by Mr. Huson Liyai, Deputy Director (Administration) and Agatha Kabugu, Deputy Director (Planning).

Library hosts Open Access Capacity Building Workshop for Repository Managers

The one day workshop was held on 12th February 2014 and consisted of repository Managers from different universities in Kenya. This workshop was sponsored by Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) in collaboration with Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). 

The training was officially opened by Mr. Huson Liyai, Deputy Director (Administration) and Agatha Kabugu, Deputy Director (Planning).

Library team attends Mid-Term Performance Contract Evaluation

The Library team attended the Mid-Term Performance Contract Evaluation
held in CCU on 6th February 2013. Mr. Leonard Musyoka of the PC
Secretariat took the team through the various targets of the PC and how
they could effectively be achieved.

Systems Librarian receives EPT OA Award 2013

Two EIFL coordinators from Armenia and former EIFL coordinator from Egypt also receive recognition
Syndicate content