Library Services

Borrowing and Returning

Our library plays an important role in increasing the accessibility and dissemination of resources. Books and other materials will be issued to duly registered library users.

Library patrons can borrow books for one week. However, books on high demand will be issued on short loan.

The loaning schedule is as follows:

User group Open access section Reserve section Number of items
Faculty 1 month 2 days 4 items
Students 2 weeks 1 day 2 items
Staff 3 weeks 1 day 2 items

Reserving and Renewing

Library users can request for reservations of books and materials. Most library materials can be renewed at the circulation desk.

Recalling of Materials

Users who have a need for material currently checked out can place a recall on the charged item.

Recalled items must be returned within 10 days of the recall notice. Recalled items accrue overdue fines at a rate of ksh 10.00 per day.

Once the item is returned, the requesting user will be notified, and the item will be held at the library’s service desk for 7 days, after which it will be re-shelved or circulated to the next waiting user.