Message from the Librarian

Lukenya University Library identifies with the quality objectives of the university as spelt out in its quality policy. The library is committed to fostering the attainment of the university vision and mission. The library is committed to excellence in provision and use of information and knowledge for teaching, research, learning and community service. In order to deliver quality services that meet the information requirements of you (our users) we strive to uphold the core values of the university which focuses on quality, teamwork, accountability, and transparency.

Our library boasts of a print book stock of 50, 000 volumes spread across all disciplines offered by the university. Bibliographic details can be accessed by our patrons via online public access catalogue (OPAC) accessed through our university website. Additionally, the library has subscribed to about 55,000 electronic journals and over 100,000 electronic books which are available to our users through the links provided on our university website.

In your academic walk, we Lukenya university Library will ensure that you have access to up- to- date, relevant and adequate information and knowledge resources.

Momanyi Mutari Evans
University Librarian


A dynamic university library committed to excellence in provision and use of information and knowledge for teaching, research, learning and community service.


To be an international hub that will enrich, advance learning, discovery and innovation in the university, community and region by providing access to a broad array of resources for education, research, scholarship and creative work to ensure the rich interchange of ideas in the pursuit of truth and learning.

List of library policies available

  1. Collection development policy
  2. Collection management policy
  3. Weeding policy
  4. ICT policy
  5. Copyright policy
  6. Institutional repository policy
  7. Inter-library loaning policy
  8. Information literacy skills policy
Download the policies

Library services available

  1. Reference services
  2. Lending services
  3. Learning spaces
  4. Information literacy services
  5. Current awareness service
  6. Selective dissemination of information service
  7. e-journal and e-book access services
  8. Photocopying and printing services
  9. Internet services

Library Rules and Regulations

The University Library is the most important common resource centre in Lukenya University, and it is primarily intended for use in academic research and university studies. Its role is to offer:

  • Information services as well as a stock of books and periodicals of high quality
  • An effective digital network
  • Access to sources of information in both printed and electronic form
  • A creative and stimulating environment for studies

The library is open to the student body, staff members and the general public. The rules and regulations of the library apply to the library visitor/user according to his/her status as an employee or student at the University, or as a member of the general public.

Any person who registers as a borrower at Lukenya University Library enters into a contract with the University Library, and agrees to abide by the rules of the library. Special rules apply to students and employees of the university who have a library card.

We labour for the benefit of the future generation

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