History of JKUAT Library

JKUAT Library has automated its services using KOHA integrated library management system. The Library offers the following subject based information services:Agriculture Information services, Science Information Services, Social Science Information Services, Technology Information Services. Other services offered include Circulation services, Electronic information services, Information Literacy skills, Reading space, Binding services and Photocopying services.

Our Campus Library

We are located at 5th Floor of Abwere Fraha Building at the CBD of Kakamega County.

Our Vision

To create an information system based on state of the art technology to promote scholarship.


To provide relevant information services to meet teaching, learning and research needs of the university

Our Objectives


  • To acquire and provide access to information resources in all formats for teaching, learning, research and innovation
  • To preserve and conserve information resources for posterity
  • To enhance information literacy and competencies to maximize use of information resources
  • To spearhead proactive, transparent and accountable management of human and information resources and services
  • To provide a secure and conducive environment for library resources and users
  • To strengthen collaboration and partnerships for information sharing
  • To develop library and information science teaching programmes
  • To provide relevant information services to meet teaching, learning and research needs of the university



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Important Links to Electronic Resources

Off-Campus Access to E-Resources
Digital Repository
Library Catalog