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

         

Library Opening Hours

           

Monday to Friday
7.30 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
Saturdays
9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Sundays
1:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Library and Information Science Students Mentorship

The library hosted Information Studies students on 24th May 2019. The event aimed at mentoring the students pursuing library and information science. The topics covered were the role of information professionals on 21st Century and job opportunities in information sciences. There were also interactive sessions on library services where the students interacted with the library staff. 

   

Study Spaces and Discussion Room (INFORMATION COMMONS)

The Library provides a choice of study spaces to suit different work preferences including silent study areas with desks where you can plug in your laptop, individual study carrels, computer workstations, or discussion areas with tables for group work. Information Commons or the discussion rooms provide collaborative areas. This room is located on the Ground floor and open 24/7. 

            

Library Relocation to new Building

The library has relocated to the new Library building. All the library services are now available. Sections of the Library are listed below:

  • Reprographics - Ground Floor
  • Information Commons (opened 24hrs) - Ground Floor Left Wing
  • Postgraduate Section - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • Special Needs Section - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • Reprographics - Ground Floor
  • Information Commons (opened 24hrs) - Ground Floor Left Wing
  • Postgraduate Section - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • Special Needs Section - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • E-resources lab - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • Circulation Services - All Floors
  • Periodicals Section -  First Floor
  • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) - Ground Floor
  • Research Rooms - Right Wings of First and Second Floor
  • Librarian's Office - First Floor Right Wing
  • Deputy Librarian's Office - Ground Floor Right Wing
  • References, Humanities, Social Science and Education Shelves (Class A - H & L - P)- Ground Floor
  • Political Science and Law Shelves (Class J - K) - First Floor
  • Sciences, Nursing, Agriculture Technology and Information Studies (Class Q - Z) - Second Floor

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Contact us:


P.O. Box 6 60100 Embu - Kenya
Tel: (+254)0706 528 876
      (+254)0737 714 764
Email: Library@embuni.ac.ke

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