BIO DATA

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
 

Name: Mr. Stephen Maina

Title: Librarian

Qualification: Master of Library & Information Science (University of Nairobi); B.Tech-Information studies, Dip. Information Studies (Technical University of Kenya)

Email: smaina@kyu.ac.ke

Head of the University library

Chairperson of library management committee

Chairperson of knowledge management committee

Head of research & information literacy programme

 

Name: Mr. Francis Kamau

Title: Senior Library Assistant

Qualification: B. Library & information science(Kenyatta University); Dip. Information studies (Kenya Technical Teachers College)

Email: fmithanga@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of library ICT & research service

Member of library management committee

Overseeing use of e-resources

Provision of information literacy skills 

Name: Mr. Boniface Kamau

Title: Library Assistant

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Kenya School of Professional Studies)

Email: bkamau@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of circulation service

Overseeing use of physical resources

Member of library management committee

Cataloguing & classification of information materials 

Name: Mr. Peter Gachahi

Title: Library Assistant

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Technical University of Kenya)

Email: pgachahi@kyu.ac.ke

 

In charge of collection development

Liaison with with faculty in selection and acquisition of information materials

Cataloguing & Classification of information materials

Coordinates library resources stock-taking

Name: Ms. Carol Milgo Cherono

Title: Library Attendant

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Neema institute, Eldoret)

Email: cmilgo@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of library records

Provision of information literacy skills

Retrieval and dissemination of information

Provision of Reference service 

Name: Mr. Simon Gacheru Ngenyi

Title: Library Attendant

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Nyeri National Polytechnic)

Email: s.gacheru@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of library website & OPAC

Updating & managing the institutional repository

Cataloguing and classification

Provision of information literacy skills

Name: Mr. Godfrey Gitari

Title: Library Attendant

Qualification: Cert. Information studies (Laikipia University)

Email: gngotho@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of preservation &conservation of information materials

Provision of information literacy skills

Retrieval and dissemination of information

Provision of Reference service 

Name: Valentine Tarus

Title: Senior Library Assistant III

Qualification: B. Library & information science (Karatina University)

Dip. Information studies (Friends college Kaimosi)

Email: vtarus@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of user service

Overseeing provision of information literacy skills

Member of library management committee

Cataloguing, classification, indexing & abstracting service 
 

Name: Jane Waruguru Gachau

Title:  Library Assistant III

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Kenya Technical Trainers College)

Email: jgachau@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of electronic archiving

Provision of information literacy skills

Retrieval and dissemination of information

Provision of Reference service 

Name: Esther Wangare Wanjira

Title: Library Assistant III

Qualification: Dip. Information studies (Embu College)

Email: ewanjira@kyu.ac.ke

In charge of audio-visual section

Provision of information literacy skills

Retrieval and dissemination of information

Provision of Reference service 

Quote of the Day

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. ~ Abraham Lincoln

CONTACTS

Address: P.O.Box: 143-10300
Kerugoya, Kenya
Email: library@kyu.ac.ke
Phone: +254 0709 742000
Website: www.library.kyu.ac.ke