The tasks of the University Library System towards the accomplishment of the functions and objectives enlisted in the University of Nairobi Act 1985, to carry out basic functions of acquiring, organizing and disseminating information in support of the University mission. More specifically it is to provide reading, reference, research materials and other library services to the students, academic staff, non-academic staff and to a limited number of qualified outsiders.
The College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS) library popularly known as the Chiromo Library is within the campus. It is about 2 KM from the Nairobi Central Business District off Riverside Drive and near the old Chiromo Mortuary. It has a sitting capacity of 700 and 12 Study carrels for graduate students and researchers. It stocks approximately 100,000 hard copy books and bound journals. In addition, it has access to over 70,000 e-books and 50,000 e-journals.
See some links to important Library resources below: