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About the Library

About the Library

Welcome to Taita Taveta University Library, located at Taita Taveta University main campus.  The Library has the following sections: User services, Technical section, Digital Library and Reprographic section. We are reinventing our resources, services and systems to what a World Class Library can and aspire to be. We are doing this as a way of anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of students and faculty.  Currently, the Library has a collection of about 9,000 volumes of print resources, 35,000 electronic journals and 50,000 electronic books via Kenya Library Information Services and Consortium (KLISC).

We are committed to support all teaching and research activities at TTU through delivery of high quality services to all information seekers.  We invite you to share our passion for lifelong learning to join the Library in achieving her vision, which is to actively participate in teaching, learning and research by providing information resources and services to the user community.

Your continuous feedback is essential in helping us reinvent a Library for the future.



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

Important Information to all TTU Students

All Taita Taveta University students are required to present their academic papers for plagiarism check at the Digital Library.

Ensure you provide your email address for feedback

Only TTU students are allowed to submit

Quick Links

Core Search Engine, The world’s largest collection of open access research papers

Institutional Repository

Open Access Initiative, OAI

Public Library of Science,
Google Scholar,

Google books,

Directory of Open Access Journals, doaj

Directory of open Access books, doab

Organization and Access to Information Resources

The Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LCCS) has been used to organize TTU information resources. KOHA Library Management System has been adopted in automation of Library functions.

Library Services

Circulation of Library materials, Interlibrary Loans, Reprographic services, Information Literacy, Online Information Services, Binding services.

List of Staff


Steve Magori



Willy Kisingo

Systems / E-Resources Librarian


Elizabeth  Mwangovya

In-Charge, User Services


Mwanajuma Chala

In-Charge, Technical services


Benedict Wambua

Library Assistant


Catherine Tayo

Library Assistant


Rachael Namikoy

Library Assistant


Henry Mwambili

Bindery Services


Simon Katambo

Library Checker


Pascal Kalanga

Library Checker

Opening Hours
Mon – Fri 8.00am – 10.00pm
Sat: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sun & Public Holidays: Closed

Get in Touch

Contacts Information

P.O. Box 635 – 80300
Voi – Kenya

+254 721 113 302/ +254 774 222 064/ +254 662 322 234

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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