Loyd Gitari Mbabu
Librarian for African Studies, Collection Coordinator for International Studies.
As the Librarian for African Studies, Loyd provides in-depth research consultation and instruction to students and researchers from campus departments with a focus on Africa. He also provides general reference at the Graduate Library. His outreach activities include faculty/library collaborations in a wide range of library programs such as curriculum integration, selection support, Institutional Repository initiatives, and scholarly publishing.
As Collection Coordinator for International Studies, Loyd works with a team of Collection Coordinators and the Electronic Resources Team to harmonize collection activities of the UM Library. In this role, he also participates in formulating the vision and establishing mission goals for the overall collection strategy.