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Our Library

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The mission of the Multimedia University Library is to provide world-class information services that will enable the University to carry out quality teaching, learning, and research activities. MMU Library has the capacity to accommodate approximately two hundred readers. The library collection contains materials that support academic research as well as materials for personal enrichment. There is also a section for loose periodicals (newspapers, Magazines and Journals) and a Multimedia (E-resources section) section with state-of the art computers and internet connectivity to enable wide, thorough academic research.

Core Values
The values that guide MMU library business are teamwork, excellence, service, integrity, respect and communication Sections
The main sections in the library are:-
•Â Â   Circulation (fully automated/Multimedia University of Kenya Opac Library System)
•Â Â   Reference
•Â Â   Journals/Periodicals
•Â Â   General Collection

Information Resource

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General Collection
These are volumes of textbooks and complementary books in the open shelves of the library. They are available for borrowing by the library users for a long period of time. 


Reference Collection
The library keeps a wide range of reference materials that readers consult to obtain authoritative information. They include dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, commentaries, atlases, indices, directories and thesaurus. 


Journals and Magazines Collection
The library acquires a wide range of print journals and Magazines through subscription and donation. The collection of academic journals gives our users a good base for research.


Reserve Collection
These are textbooks and solution manuals that are on high demand and are in few copies in the library. Reserve materials are normally placed on reserve by the lecturers in their respective subjects. They are either borrowed for a short time or consulted within the library.


Non-Book Material
The library has collection of non-print materials which include CD-ROMs, and video tapes. These can be borrowed or consulted within the library.


Internet Resources
The library offers internet services to students and staff. 

Electronic Resources


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Electronic resources are books, journals and newspapers in digital format. The library has subscribed to a wide range of e-books and e-journals. These resources are accessible through the e-resources centre or any other computer/laptop that is connected to internet within the university.

e-books and e-journals

 

 

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