VISION

A Premier Library in facilitation of users to access extensive range of information resources to enhance academic, research and training for sustainable national and global development.

MISSION

To carry out basic functions of selecting, acquiring, processing, organizing and dissemination of relevant and up-to-date information in line with the mission of Chuka University.

MANDATE

To provide students and staff with access to an extensive range of relevant and up-to-date information resources to enhance the academic, training and research work of the university. The Library carries out basic functions of selecting, acquiring, processing, organizing and disseminating information in line with the mission of the university. In addition, the library shall provide expert and outstanding services to Library clientele, while emphasizing efficiency and effectiveness to enhance productivity, as well as serve as a knowledge compass, presenting new and exciting channels to current information. The Library is committed to protecting intellectual property rights and to help faculty members incorporate information competency skills into academic curricula through information literacy and user education.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the university library are:

  • To Increase from 95% to 100% processing using ICT facilities and making available all library information materials acquired for library patrons annually.
  • To Increase from 95% to 100%  subscribed KLISC e-resources in the Library Website for Library Clienteles to easily access and use them
  • To increase from 50% to 100% information literacy and orientation offered to students and staff to ensure that 100% of Chuka University Library Users develop the habits of browsing and independent use of library resources.
  • To increase procurement of study, teaching and research library materials suggested by students and staff from 5 Faculties to 7 Faculties and compile
  • To increase from once to twice per year marketing of Library Services to the academic community and stakeholders through displays, exhibitions, print and electronic media
  • To increase library users service experience satisfaction index from user surveys from 70% to 80%