Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML) in Kenya, is a magnificent immense library built in 1980’s as an expansion project necessitated by the rapid growth of the predecessor library in Kenya- The Gandhi Memorial Library in Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Kenya is located in University of Nairobi main campus in Kenya. University of Nairobi is a public university in Kenya which was established in 1970’s. University of Nairobi is located at the heart of Nairobi, Kenya capital city on University Way. Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML) in Kenya caters for both college of humanities in Kenya and social sciences in Kenya and college of architecture and engineering in Kenya. The seating capacity of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library (JKML) in Nairobi is almost 2,500 students at a time. Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in UON is always full with staff of 160 people that serve an increased enrollment of student population in Kenya of 60,000 students annually.
Services offered at Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in University of Nairobi
Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Nairobi has an objective of being the preferred world class information centre in the dissemination of information, provision of information and preservation of knowledge in Kenya. Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Nairobi has put in place numerous services to the students in Kenya and members of the public which include: reading, reference, research materials. The Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library services in Nairobi compose of providing reading facilities in Kenya, lending of books from University of Nairobi library, Internet access services in UON library in Nairobi and bureau services such as photocopy and printing services in University of Nairobi, periodicals and newspapers provision to University of Nairobi students in Kenya. The University of Nairobi library in Kenya also houses the University of Nairobi administration offices in Kenya- where central services such as acquisitions, cataloguing, co-coordinating unit, the union catalogues, the bindery and archiving of books are done.
Charges of entry to Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Nairobi
The charges for students in Kenya to enter Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in University of Nairobi vary with the needs. Students who need the read only service in Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library pay daily membership of Ksh 100 and monthly membership of Ksh 500. The external borrower charges at Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library stand at Ksh 500 plus a refundable deposit of Ksh 3000 in University of Nairobi.
Opening Hours of Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Nairobi
Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library is usually open from Monday to Friday at 8 am to 10 pm when students of University of Nairobi are on session and on Saturdays at 8 am to 5 pm. During vacation of University of Nairobi, the JKML library is usually open from Monday to Friday at 8am to 5pm and on Saturday at 8am to noon. Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library in Kenya is usually closed on Sundays and public holidays in Kenya. For more information about UON library in Kenya, visit Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library website at http://uonlibrary.uonbi.ac.ke/ or email them at email@example.com