Library collections

The collection consists of book, government publications, research reports, theses, newspapers, magazines and journals. There are also e-resources form several publishes, hosted through KLISC (Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium).

Resource Categories

General collection:

 Books in the general collection are loaned for a period of two weeks to students and one month to staff. All registered users can borrow books in this category.

Reserve /short loan:

These books are on closed access and the collection is within the circulation section. This collection is specially recommended by the departments for use by students. Books are borrowed for a period of three hours and can b read outside the library. Reserve books can be borrowed overnight and returned the following morning. Overdue fines are charged on defaulters as laid out in the library rules and regulations.

Reference collection:

These are resources for reference purposes only. Resources in this collection are used only within the library. These include dictionaries, atlases, maps, encyclopedias, e.t.c

Serial :

These include journals, magazines and newspapers.These are housed in the serials section. KNEC projects, business plans and past KNEC exam papers are also housed here.These resources are used only within the serial section.

Special collection:

These include reports, theses, and dissertation, internal projects and press cuttings. They are housed at the reference section.