University of Nairobi (UoN) Library Portal

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University of Nairobi Library Portal | All information you need about UON Library 

University of Nairobi Library Portal

The tasks of the University Library System towards the accomplishment of the functions and objectives enlisted in the University of Nairobi Act 1985, to carry out basic functions of acquiring, organizing and disseminating information in support of the University mission. More specifically it is to provide reading, reference, research materials and other library services to the students, academic staff, non-academic staff and to a limited number of qualified outsiders.

The University of Nairobi Library System is composed of twelve libraries grouped into six college libraries plus a central library. The central library known as Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML) also houses the administration, central services such as acquisitions, cataloguing co-ordinating unit, the union catalogues, the bindery and the archives.

The system has a total stock of approximately 750,000 volumes, inclusive of books, periodicals and other non-print materials. The stock is divided into a general lending materials and specialised research collections. Books in the library system are classified by the Library of Congress Classification Scheme. A union catalogue of library materials held in the system is maintained in the JKML.

Vision

To be a world-class information centre committed to excellence in the provision, dissemination and preservation of knowledge

Mission

To provide quality information services that will empower the University in carrying out its core activities of teaching, learning, research  and community services/consultancy.

UON LIBRARY RESOURCES

Find Print Books and Media

Search the library catalog for books, e-books, and media

Find Electronic Journals

Access Articles from peer reviewed journals provided by the Library

Find Electronic Books

Access Electronic Books from databases provided by Library

Information on Publishing

Know why you should publish and how to avoid predatory journals

Browse our Services

Know the Services and Facilities offered by the Library

Information on Plagiarism

Know how to avoid plagiarism and how to access anti-plagiarism detection tools

Official UON Library Website: https://uonlibrary.uonbi.ac.ke/

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