Open Access Week 2019
Knowledge Ambassadors doing e-resources access demonstration during Open Access Week 2019
Visit by CS. Ministry of Education, Prof. George Magoha (Ph.D) to the library, during the launch of the National Youth Week
Kenyoho Secondary School visited the University of Embu Library
Njuri High School Visited University of Embu Library
Library and Information Science Students poses for a group photo with Laikipia County, Deputy Governor, H.E Hon. John Mwaniki, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kiplagat Kotut and the Library staff after the mentorship workshop on Friday, 24th May 2019.
Laikipia County, Deputy Governor, H.E Hon. John Mwaniki addresses Library and Information Science Students during the workshop on Friday, 24th May 2019.
Official opening of Prof. George Magoha Library
His Excellency Hon. William Samoei Ruto, the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya after Officially opening Prof. George Magoha Library.
Knowledge Ambassadors
Knowledge Ambassadors following presentations during the workshop
Knowledge Ambassadors Workshop
Knowledge Ambassador commenting on Strategies used by Knowledge Ambassadors to promote e-resources
Knowledge Ambassadors Workshop
Knowledge Ambassadors following presentations during the workshop
Knowledge Ambassadors workshop 2018
Knowledge Ambassadors from Kirinyaga University Presenting on Access to e-Journals, e-books & Repositories
Knowledge Ambassadors Workshop
Arrival and Registration of Knowledge Ambassadors from different institutions in Kenya
Post Graduate Training
Vice Chancellor, University of Embu giving his remarks during Open Access Week Postgraduate Training
Post Graduate Training
Prof. Budambula, Director BPS making her presentation during Open Access Week Postgraduate Training
Open Access Week 2017
Library staff demonstrating best ways to access e-resources online
Library Management System Hand-over
Vice Chancellor, University of Embu and Librarian presenting server to Principal, Muvandori Mixed Secondary School and students.
KASNEB Visit to the Library
KASNEB Officials assessing UoEm Library resources
Open Access Week Group Photo
A group photo with the winners of Open Access Competition. Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Coordinator, Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) awarded the winners.
Reading Section
University of Embu Library Reading section
Open Access Week 2017
Library staff demonstrating access to e-resources
Post Graduate Training
Deputy Librarian giving her remarks during Open Access Week Postgraduate Training

Introducing Myloft - 'My Library On Fingertips'

Open the MyLOFT app on your desktop:
While using the MyLOFT on desktop, remember to download the browser extension:
Download the MyLOFT App for your mobile: 
How to log in:
  • Open the mobile app/the WebApp.
  • A page will appear asking you to select your institute.
  • Click on the textbox on the screen and select your institute, i.e. University of Embu, Kenya by scrolling the list given or typing the name. Click on “Continue”.
  • A login page will appear with text boxes for email and password. 
  • Type in your registered email id and password for your MyLOFT account and click on “Sign in”.

Visit by University Council

The University council visited the library on 8th July 2021.

University Librarian demonstrating to the University Council the essential services offered at the library. 

Taylor & Francis DRM-free eBooks

Taylor and Francis have offered trial access to all DRM-free eBooks content on (~135,000 eBooks) until the end of May. Please access the ebooks and provide feedback regarding the content, for future decision making. Attached are user guides for reference in video                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

In addition, we wish to inform all users that Ebsco host and Oxford University e-libraries are now available via the library website.  

Save time! Return the books at your own convenience

The library has introduced a book drop box to enable you to return the books anytime.
Return the books by dropping them into the box in liaison with the security officer at the
library entrance.

Newly Acquired Books

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Criminology & Law

Physical Sciences

Biology, Microbiology & Physiology

Business, Finance, Economics and Sociology

Education, Linguistics & Literature

Humanities, Religious Studies & Social Science

Information Sciences

Mathematics, Computer Science & IT

Nursing, Medicine & Public Health

Technology & Enginnering

SAGE Research Methods

This is a reputable database that supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process.  Everyone conducting research in any subject is recommended to use this rich database, which supports all subjects. Click here to visit Sage Research Methods

Publishing Workshop Training.

University of Embu organised a Publishing Workshop Training  for postgraduate students on 21st November 2019, where they were highly mentored and enlightened on various tools that will enable them to write outstanding Thesis and how to keep away from predatory journals. for more information here. To get the workshops presentations here

Digital Newspaper.

University of Embu Library has launched a Digital Newspaper Section, which is equipped with six computers that has access to Daily Nation, Business Daily, The Standard, The Nairobian  Newspapers.

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MyloftMyLOFT stands for 'My Library On Fingertips'. It is an app for accessing, organizing and sharing digital content and e-resources subscribed by the library. It allows users to download content and save for offline reading.Read more

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