Our Mission
The mission of the library is to support and champion excellence, integrity and competitiveness in individuals and organizations throughout Africa and beyond through provision of appropriate, current and relevant information materials.

Our Vision
The vision of the library is to become a well-stocked and reputable information resource centre of first instance and last resort in the region.


Information materials
The library has a stock of approximately 20,000 volumes distributed among the 20 libraries on the KIM network with the collections being organized as follows:

General/Open Shelf Collection
This collection comprises text books found on the open shelves which may be borrowed for use outside the library premises for a duration determined by the user category.

Reference Collection
Reference materials are for use in the library ONLY. This collection is used to answer quick reference questions. It comprises of dictionaries, encyclopedias, year books, handbooks and world books

Reserved/ Short-Loan Collection
This section comprises of books considered to be in great demand, acts of parliament, Exam past papers, Government publications, Inspirational/Motivational books, Biographies and Auto biographies

E-resources
This comprises of e-journals, databases and e-books that the library has subscribed to which include EBSCO host, Emerald, Gale, Sage, Cambridge journals, IMF e-library, World Bank e-library e.t.c

 

Organization of Library Collection
The information materials in the library are arranged using the Library of Congress classification scheme (LC). Classification refers to grouping of library materials in a systematic order for the benefit of those who use the materials and also those who manage the materials. 

 Contact Us

KIM Head Office

Luther Plaza, 2nd and 3rd Floor,

Uhuru Highway roundabout / Nyerere Road

P. O. Box 43706, 00100 Nairobi

Mobile: 254719054101

kim@kim.ac.ke or feedback@kim.ac.ke 

 

 

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