About us

Our Vision

To be a model hub of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Our Mission

To provide relevant and timely information, Information Literacy and Knowledge Management in support of teaching, learning, research, community service and consultancy.

Core Values

Integrity, Team work, Accountability, Equity, Creativity, Inclusivity and Professionalism.

Message from the University Librarian

It gives me much pleasure to welcome you to Machakos University Library. This is the only public University Library in Machakos County, Kenya housing a wide range of information services in print and e-resource journals and books.

Given that knowledge is an asset in today’s knowledge based economy, the main mission of Machakos University Library is to locate, select, acquire and offer information services which are relevant to our clients’ information needs…

 

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Lillian Nkoroi

Lillian Nkoroi

University Librarian

Albert Kitaka

Albert Kitaka

Head, Circulation Division

Mercy Wanjohi

Mercy Wanjohi

Library Assistant

Beth Mwaura

Beth Mwaura

Library Assistant

Felistus Mukumbu

Felistus Mukumbu

Library Attendant

Ali Mwania

Ali Mwania

Library Assistant

Angeline Mwengei

Angeline Mwengei

Library Assistant

Jonathan Mutie

Jonathan Mutie

Library Attendant

Damaris Mutunga

Damaris Mutunga

Library Assistant

Dorine Juma

Dorine Juma

Library Assistant

Patrick Mutinda

Patrick Mutinda

Library Assistant

Jones Kisengi

Jones Kisengi

Head, Resource Centre

Titus Yator

Titus Yator

Head, Reference Section

Boniface Muia

Boniface Muia

Head, Systems and Repository Section

Mark Mwendwa

Mark Mwendwa

Head, Technical Division

Propius Musyoka

Propius Musyoka

Head, Africanna and Special Collections Division

Sarah Kioko

Sarah Kioko

Head, Archives Division

Caroline Barue

Caroline Barue

Library Assistant

Machakos University Library Policies

Library Rules & Regulations

Machakos University Library has rules and regulations set for all users. In order to maintain a safe and welcoming environment for reading, learning and other Library activities, the Library require all visitors to comply...

Institutional Repository Policy

Machakos University Library has automated its services using KOHA Library Management System. The Library acquires, organizes and makes accessible collections of print and non-print resources in support of the programmes of the University...

Library ICT Policy

The application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) by Machakos University Library users has had a great impact in sustainable development of availability, access and use of ICT. This has made it possible for information seekers...

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Our Skills

A large, well represented collection in good condition 97%
Access to public computers and Wifi 99%
Friendly, knowledgeable staff 96%
Peaceful environment, conducive for concentration 94%
Comfortable seating/reading areas 98%