About the Library

Kabale University Library is located on Kikungiri Campus in the Southern Division of Kabale Municipality, Kabale District. The library serves the University Community and the Public.

University Library aims at achieving the University objectives which are to support Teaching and Learning, Research, and Community outreach. These objectives are achieved through the provision of a well-managed information stock and a tranquil study environment.

The library has a collection of both hard and soft forms of information source materials. There are 10990 hard copies, which include books and periodicals. The University also collects and subscribes to, electronic resources to access full-text journals, company information, e-books, reference books, economic data, digital images, industry profiles, market research and career information in electronic form. The on-shelf hard copies and e-resources cover a range of disciplines including basic sciences, health sciences, applied sciences, education, arts and humanities, and social sciences. These resources can be accessed and utilised either within or outside the library.

The Library offers a range of services including Information Provision and Reference, Internet and E-Resource, Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC), Patron Administration, Charging and Discharging, Current Awareness Service (CAS), Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI), User Education, Information Retrieval and Dissemination, Reprographic Service, Binding and Repairs.