Augustine Gitonga

Augustine Gitonga

Campus Librarian

Augustine re-joined the AKU fraternity from a sister AKDN organisation, the Nation Media Group, where he was working as Print Librarian overseeing the Print Library collection and user services.

He previously worked as a Librarian at the Faculty of Health Sciences between 2005 and 2012 where he was in charge of Technical services. He successfully championed the rolling out of various library operating systems and development of procedure manuals and policies. He also played a key role in library collection management and reference work.

Earlier he worked as head librarian Presbyterian College where he laid the groundwork for the present Presbyterian University of East Africa.

Augustine holds MA in Communication Studies (University of Nairobi) and Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Library and Information Studies (Technikon, SA -UNISA).

Augustine has interests in research and writing in information services and communications.

augustine.gitonga@aku.edu