General Library Rules

Reference Section

  • Reference materials are to be used only within the library.
  • Students will be required to deposit students’ identity cards in exchange
  • Only two (2) items may be taken at a time for 2 hours only.
  • Late fee charges of Kshs. 20 per hour.

Lending and Borrowing

  • Student ID cards must be produced in order to borrow an item.
  • Each card can borrow 2 books at a time.
  • Information materials borrowed and not returned on due date will be charged Ksh. 20 per day per item.
  • Borrowers will be responsible for materials out on loan. If the material is lost, an immediate report should be made to the librarian to enable appropriate action to be taken.
  • A borrower is allowed to either replace the book lost or damaged by purchasing it himself / herself or requesting the library to replace it.
  • Users are required to produce books / items being taken out of the library for inspection.

Internet Access

  • Students are required to sign up for the use of the computers before using them.
  • Computers should not be used for playing games, music or searching pornographic sites.
  • Do not install or uninstall any program or service in any computer.
  • If any device of the computer is not working, do not fix it, kindly report to the librarian.
  • You are only allowed to use the computer for a time allocated by the librarian.
  • Typing of research projects and / or personal works is prohibited.
  • Downloading / storage of your work shall be done using flash disks and or CDS.
  • The librarian may at his / her discretion lock you out without notice if you are found to be violating the rules.


  • Bags, handbags, envelopes must be left on the shelf at the library entrance.
  • Marks of defaces made on library materials is prohibited.
  • Cell phones must be switched off.
  • Silence must be strictly observed in and around the library.
  • No food and beverages allowed in the library.
  • Smoking is restricted in the library
  • Personal textbooks are not allowed in the library
  • The library will not accept responsibility for the loss or misplacement of personal belongings.