About Library


  • The Taita Taveta University Library recognizes importance of providing information services based on needs of the user community. TTU Library aims to provide quality scholarly information resources and services to meet needs and expectations of users. The library seeks to achieve this through acquisition and organization of selected information materials, creating an enabling environment to access the materials and by providing Information Literacy Programs on continuous basis.

    List of Staff in the Department:
    Name Position Official TTU Email Address
    MWANAJUMA CHALA LIBRARY ASSISTANT Mwana.chala@ttu.ac.ke
    ELIZABETH TSIMBASI LIBRARY ASSISTANT Elizabeth@ttu.ac.ke
    BENEDICT  T. WAMBUA LIBRARY ASSISTANT
    CATHERINE M. TAYO LIBRARY ASSISTANT
    SIMON KATAMBO LIBRARY ATTENDANT
    HENRY MWABILI BINDERY ATTENDANT
    HASSAN NGENYA BINDERY ATTENDANT
    A short history of our department:

    The Library was established in September 2008 as a branch of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) - Taita Taveta Campus. Throughout the years, the Library has continued to build the collection through purchase of recommended Information materials and Donations.

  • About the Library The Library supports the University in achieving organizational goals by providing information resources and services to meet teaching, learning and research needs.
    Vision Actively participate in teaching, learning and research by providing information resources and services to the University community.
    Mission statement To develop, organize and preserve quality information resources in various formats to broaden teaching, learning and research activities and to meet information needs of the University.
    Strategic goals
    • Strategic Goal 1
    To acquire, organize and maintain quality information resources in print and digital format to meet teaching and research needs of the University College
    • Strategic Goal 2
    To provide user focused library service to meet needs and expectations of the user community
    • Strategic Goal 3
    Increase library usage among university community 
    • Strategic Goal 4
    To develop an organizational framework to enhance library administration and functions