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Library Administration

Mrs Janegrace K. Kinyanjui
Mrs Janegrace K. KinyanjuiUniversity Librarian

The Library has an elaborate administrative structure that is fully integrated with the University’s organizational structure. The University Librarian reports to the DVC (Academic Affairs) and is a member of the University Management Board, Senate, Deans Committee and Board of Post Graduate Studies, and Board of Quality Assurance, among others.

The University recognizes the Library as an academic department and clearly states in the statutes that the University Librarian is the Head of the Library Department. The duties and responsibilities of the University Librarian are clearly stated in the Duties and Responsibilities of Staff in the Academic Division.The Library has an elaborate administrative structure that is fully integrated with the University’s organizational structure. The University Librarian reports to the DVC (Academic Affairs) and is a member of the University Management Board, Senate, Deans Committee and Board of Post Graduate Studies, and Board of Quality Assurance, among others.

The University recognizes the Library as an academic department and clearly states in the statutes that the University Librarian is the Head of the Library Department. The duties and responsibilities of the University Librarian are clearly stated in the Duties and Responsibilities of Staff in the Academic Division. There is a standing Library and Bookshop Advisory Committee, a sub-committee of Senate, which considers all aspects of the Library’s developmental needs including policies and procedures, staff and information resources. This committee is chaired by the DVC (AA), and its members are drawn from various faculties and from the students’ body. The Library has a clear internal administrative structure to guide the operations and management of the Library services. There is a Library Management Committee comprising of the Branch Librarians and Division Heads.

The current Library Management Members are:

  1. Mrs. Janegrace K. Kinyanjui - University Librarian
  2. Mrs. Peris Kiilu - Nakuru Town Campus College Librarian
  3. Ms. Beatrice Mugita - Faculty of Law, i/c Librarian, 
  4. Mr. Frank Atieto - Faculty of Education , Development studies Library, i/c  Librarian
  5. Mrs. Millicent O. Ongus -  J.D. Rockefeller, i/c  Librarian
  6. Mrs. Sally Kiplangat - Baringo Campus Library, i/c Librarian
  7. Ms.  Felicitas C.Ratanya - Nairobi City Campus Library, i/c Librarian
  8. Ms. Philomena W. Mwaniki - Technical Services Division in charge
  9. Mr. Benjamin Butuk - Readers Services Division in charge
  10. Mr. Wilson Muruku -  Records Management and Archives Center

Library Policies, Rules and Regulations

The day - to - day operations of the library are guided by a Strategic Plan and various Policies and Guidelines.  These include:

  1. The Comprehensive Library Policy, which incorporates The Collection Development Policy, The ICT Policy, and The Weeding and Disposal Policy;
  2. The Records Management and Archives Policy;
  3. The Library Rules and Regulations;
  4. Policy on how to serve the part time lecturers.
John Mokera Ibwago
John Mokera IbwagoSenior Admin Assistant
John Mokera Ibwago
John Mokera IbwagoSenior Admin Assistant
Alice N. Njuguna
Alice N. NjugunaSecretary
Gladys W. Mathenge
Gladys W. MathengeOffice Assistant
Alexander Ombori
Alexander Ombori Clerk
 Benjamin Butuk
Benjamin ButukIn-Charge READERS SERVICES DIVISION
CATALOGUING & CLASSIFICATION

Rose A. Okumu- In-charge
Thomas K. Chuma
Agnes J. Kamuren
Linet Okomo
Charles M. Ndegwa
Bernard O. Odwory

CIRCULATION SERVICES

Salinah Tallam - In-Charge
Milcah A. Musachi
Eglay A. Musango
Ngancharmot B. Pkiach
Erick Sindabi
Catherine Wanyonyi

ACQUISITIONS

Peterson G. Miigua-   In-Charge
Steve Oketch
George Kira
Lillian S. Kimutai
Ruth N. Maingi
Stephen Wanjala

AFRICANA, PERIODICALS & SPECIAL COLLECTION

Kenneth K. Rotich - In-Charge

Peter G. Mburu

Ndinda Mutie

Ernest O. Wayaya

REFERENCE & INFORMATION DESK

Stanley W. Wafula In-Charge

Edwin K. Kimaru

Monica Wayua

RESOURCE CENTRE

Monica Nyokabi- In-Charge

Andrew K. Njuguna- in charge Library Systems

William Matundura- ICT technician

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