Resource Center

  1. About library
  • General Information

The ODPP library exist to support prosecution and administrative work of the office by selecting, acquiring, processing, storage and disseminating relevant and up-to-date collection for all members of staff. Plans are underway to establish resource centres in all the 47 county offices with Kisumu’s office already operational while kakamega and Uasin Gishu to follow suit soon.

  • Our vision

Our intention is to create a modern library facility that will stimulate learning and research among all members of staff. In order to achieve this dream we will work closely with Management and request for funding for the procurement of new equipments to create an inviting, comfortable, and contemporary environment that is favorable to study, research and the exploration of new technology, and to expand the facilities to include reference and short loan sections. We also aspire to ascertain library technology needs and evaluate the appropriateness of existing ICT facilities and recommend immediate enhancement requirements to provide effective access to information resources and services.


  • Library Collection

The library intends to build and maintain a collection that will support staff in their office work, research activities and continuous learning.  To this end the library will develop and implement collection development policy to enhance acquisition and processing activities as well as benchmark and cooperate with peer libraries. The current library stock includes:

  • Law Reports
  • Legal textbook
  • Legal Encyclopedia and dictionaries
  • Official Kenya gazette
  • Online database(lexis Nexis coming soon)
  • Open Access Resources such as SAFLII, DOAJ, OpenDOAR, WorldLII ,LRC,Kenya Journal and Kenya Law
  • ODPP policy documents
  • Government policy documents
  • Other relevant textbooks such as ICT, HR, Management, purchase and supplies, etc.
  • Internet access
  • Newspapers
  • Reprographic services (printing, photocopy and binding)

2. Library Services

ODPP staff are eligible to borrow information materials for use outside the library with an exception of reference text and periodicals. The library staff offers advice and guidance on how to access and retrieval information from other electronic sources. Library services include the following;

  • Reference services
  • Lending services
  • Electronic information sources
  • Online database searches
  • Internet access
  • Reprographic services (photocopy, printing, binding, scanning of documents, etc)

Library opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8am-5pm

Closed on weekend and public holidays

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3. Library resources

(a)Open Access Resources

(b)Library Downloads

(c)Library OPAC

4. Ask a Librarian

  • Your name
  • Your email address
  • Department
  • Question