LIBRARY

About KMU Library

Kapasa Makasa University is situated at Mulakupikwa village area along The Great North Road in Chinsali District of Muchinga Province, Zambia.  The library became operational in June 2019 as a branch library of the Copperbelt University.  Effective June 2021, following the delinking of the university from Copperbelt University, it is now an independent University Library headed by a Sub-Librarian. 

The library is the center of all academic activities where students, lecturers, researchers and consultants go to find information needed. Libraries are fundamental to developing student's skills needed to follow curiosity and develop habits of reading amongest students. Kapasa Makasa University library provides condusive area for studying which also facilitate group study. In addition, the KMU library offer community services to external members at a fee.

Library aims and objectives

Mission
To provide information resources that meet the needs of all users in line with teaching, learning, research, training and community service programs in line with the mission and goals of the University.
Vision
To be the centre of all academic activities in the university through the provision of adequate, relevant, timely and accurate information
objectives
Kapasa Makasa University Library aims to contribute to the supply of high-quality information materials to it's students and staff.

Library staff members

Naomy Mtanga
Sub-Librarian: Ensures the smooth running of the library. We wish to welcome all our esteemed library users to utilize the various facilities, services and products available in our library both physically and electronically. Our vibrant team is at your service, so feel free to approach any one of us through various means either in person or remotely.
Oliver Nyowani
Assistant Librarian: Responsible for managing digital library platforms, clearance and reference services.
Jack Hatyoka
Library Assistant: Responsible for lending books and research reports for use within and outside the library. He also assists in accessing electronic books.

Library schedule and collections

Physical Book Collections

  • Agroforestry
  • Animal Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Education
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • General Reference
  • ICT
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Research methods

Digital Collection

  • Astria Digital Library (restricted to holders of Access User Codes and Passwords)
  • Open source digital collections (Free for all through website links and download to your flash disks from the Library Assistant)
  • Scholarly E-resources from university website
  • Institutional Repository

LIBRARY OPERATIONAL SCHEDULE

  • Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 22:00hrs
  • Saturday  - Closed
  • sunday  - Closed
  • Public Holidays - Notices will be posted accordingly

 

Library services

 
Reference Services

Reference Services

 
Lending services

Lending services

 
Internet services

Internet services

 
Information Literacy

Information Literacy

 
Research support

Research support

 
E-books

E-books