National Museums of Kenya (Main Library)

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National Museums of Kenya (Main Library) R E P O R T    C A R D
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Library context National Museum library in Nairobi
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Region Nairobi, Kenya
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Observations The library has over 23,000 books and over 1,700 periodical titles plus e-resources. Internet is through the cellular phose 3G network, however there is no electricity, so computers have to be taken to a nearby town in order to have the batteries charged.
Address Heritage Centre Building, National Museums of Kenya Headquarters, (Museum Hill, Nairobi)
Postal address P.O. Box 40658, Nairobi, Postal Code 00100
Point of contact Ms Ashah Owano
Year founded 1910
Serving population 400,000 persons
Surface size (approx.) 300metres sq
Access to electricity
Number of visitors per day (approx.)
Number of seats 28
Number of tables 26
Number of books 24,700
Internet Yes
Wireless Internet available (Wifi) Yes
Internet speed Fast enough
Number of computers 7
Services offered Digitization (including scanning and printing) • Search and Retrieval - Library Information Questionnaire 3 • Internet access • User education • SDI • Newspaper clipping (relevant pages for research only) • Reference / research assistance (quick and long term questions) • e-journals/literature • Binding • Documentary viewing • Research on indigenous knowledge working with the community, researchers, Librarians and IT ( or
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