The College Library is the main academic organ of MUCE responsible for the acquisition, maintenance of literary materials and reader services. The library has a 33x31m floor area for readers and at the moment a capacity to accommodate 500 readers at a time.
MUCE library expanded not only in terms of academic programmes but also student enrolments. Since then the need for expanded library services, resources and facilities as well as space demand for reading, shelving, ICT facilities and electronic materials including offices space have been felt.
For the future changes that are needed for the university library is introduction of a number of measures. These include: subscription of full text electronic journals and bibliographic databases, creation of online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for the entire university community. Other measures are the introduction of user training programme in literacy skills, expansion of the physical facilities, computerization of in house activities- cataloguing, and circulation.
The vision of MUCE Library is: To be a leading academic centre of excellence in the provision, dissemination and preservation of knowledge in the country.
To provide contemporary information services that will empower the University in carrying out its core activities of teaching and learning.
Functions of the MUCE Library:
MUCE library also provides information services to library users within and outside the University community. These services include: lending of library materials, document delivery services, electronic references services, and Current Awareness Services (CAS). Other services provided by the library include research, publication and information literacy training for library users.
Library Opening Hours
Semesters: Monday – Saturday 08.00 am - 06.30 pm
07.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Sundays 02.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Vacation: Monday – Friday 08.00 am - 01.00 pm
Saturdays 08.00 am - 01.00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays Closed.