​The Aga Khan University Library, Nairobi​


​The library provides the University community access to comprehensive and multi-disciplinary information resources in print and digital formats. This access is provided through innovative services and state-of-the-art systems.

The vision of the Library is to be a regional centre of excellence in the provision of information resources for the education of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals. The mission of the Library is to support the teaching, learning and research programmes of the University by selecting, acquiring and organizing relevant and up-to-date information resources and ensuring efficient and effective dissemination to all library users using state of the art technologies.

The Library is equipped to offer information services using modern technology. The library provides laptops to users through a laptop borrowing program. There is wireless Internet Access within the library and a dedicated section for digital media services dubbed the digital scholarship Centre. The library staff regularly offer courses on information literacy to a wide variety of users ranging from students, residents, researchers, faculty and hospital staff.​​

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​Opening Hours (Post Covid-19)

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am-8:00 pm

Saturday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm​​​​

Sunday & Public Holidays:  Closed​

The Library will remain closed on all public holidays.​​​

Location and Contact​

The Aga Khan University Library
3rd Parklands Avenue, off Limuru Road
P.O. Box 30270 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 366 1127, +254 20 366 2039
Fax: +254 20 374 1749
Email: library.department@aku.edu