History of Nairobi City Campus Library (NCC)
Egerton University Nairobi City Campus was established in 2011 .The campus is located at, Moi Avenue ,Stanbank House and is housed in five floor s( 5th to 10th floor) The Campus is headed by the Director. The Campus Library occupies the entire 10th floor.
The Library is headed by a Campus Librarian with seven other members of library staff who are professionally trained to address and meet the information needs of the clients.
To become an excellent center for academic and research activities of the Egerton University Community, by providing a conducive environment for reading and learning at the campus level.
To support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University community at the campus by providing access to relevant information resources, disseminating research information and giving user- centered services
The specific objectives of the Campus Library are in line with those of the University Library;
1. To select and acquire as economically and as expeditiously as possible materials which are pertinent to the Campus’s present and future teaching and research programs;
2. To organize the resulting collection in such a way that any member of the Campus may have easy access to them;
3. To provide access to information resources regardless of location or format;
4. To preserve and protect the collections for the benefit of future users;
5. To foster and maintain effective working relationships between the Campus Library and other campus departments;
6. To instruct patrons in the effective utilization of information resources through use of modern Information Technologies.
7. Use modern Information Technology to provide timely access to Information by all users to satisfy their present and future information needs
The University Library has developed the following policies to facilitate the achievement of its objectives;
- a) Library Policy (2014)
- b) Records Management and Archives Policy (2014)
- c) Information Literacy Policy (draft, 2014)
- d) Institutional Repository Policy (draft, 2014)
- e) Strategic Plan (draft, 2014)
- f) Records Retention and Disposal Schedules.
During the Semester;
Monday to Friday: 8.00am -9.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am -6.00pm
Sundays and public Holidays: Closed
During the Examination period
The opening & closing hours shall be extended two weeks before and during exam time as;
Monday to Friday: 7.00am-9.00pm
Sundays and public Holidays :Closed
Library Catalogue (OPAC)
Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) – The library uses AMLIB, an Integrated Library Management System. There is a computer designated for students to access the OPAC.