The library currently holds approximately 32,000 books and 97 journals that are regularly received either by subscription or exchange..

The collection is housed in premises that provide facilities for students to study. This includes 3 large classrooms, one lecture theatre (capable of seating 200 students) and 2 seminar rooms..

World class, state of the art library software is being used to ensure cataloguing and all other library functions meet international standards.  This includes a user-friendly online catalogue (OPAC) that allows all students, wherever they are, to access the library catalogue, conduct searches and make requests for loans.  This facility is regarded as a vital tool for an effective for all students including distance education programme.

Library has subscribed to state of the art electronic journals through ProQuest Religion and Education databases, which provide over 400 full text academic journals, with an emphasis on educational journals, to an registered student free of charge.  The library also provides free access to the growing JSTOR online collection, which currently provides students with free access to over 600 journals covering a wide range of disciplines, with special attention to the African context, as well as more recently acquired a subscription to ALUKA on-line journals.

Library Hours


Monday-Friday: 8:30am-10:00PM

Saturday:  9:00am-4pm

Closed on Sunday and public holidays

Library Contact Details


Scott Christian University

P.O. Box 49, Machakos, Kenya

Tel: +254 713 745 404 | +254 734 833 832

Email: library@scott.ac.ke