Research & Special Collection Library & Research Commons

This sections aims at meeting all the user needs of postgraduate students and staff of Kenyatta University. It is located in the fourth floor of the Post modern Library with an extension at fifth floor serving as a research commons. 

It has a wide range of specialized information resources in all disciplines. Though organized using the same Library of Congress classification scheme as in the other collections, the collection is also categorized into the following:

  • Research Collection
  • Kenyatta University Publications
  • Thesis and dissertations
  • Africana
  • Archive
  • Postgraduate Diploma projects
  • Sample proposals
  • Government Publications



  • Inquiries

Information literacy sessions:

  • Use of Library catalog (OPAC)
  • E-Resources Guide
  • Search techniques 
  • Referencing methods using: 
  • Turn-it-In : Anti-plagiarism Monitor and policy 
  • Publishing sensitization to staff and post graduate students

Head Librarian: Samuel Muthami

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