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Florence Lubega Ssebbale

University Librarian

Who We Are

Nkumba University library provides services to students, staff and other researchers. In this role, the library has both electronic and hard copies of books, journals and other forms of information. The library has a unique 24/7 service. There is a good collection of Ugandan and foreign periodicals as well as newspapers like The New Vision, The Monitor, The East African, News week and Times. The Library serves as a repository for Nkumba University publications. All these help to keep students and staff informed of current and past events.


The Library is a member of the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL).

Library Resources

Currently the Library has 23,000 volumes of books and approximately 5,000 periodicals, journals, magazines and other documents. It has electronic journals (E-Resources) which are available to students and staff on request. In addition, internet facilities are freely accessed by both staff and students for both research and communication purposes.

The Library is being improved and developed every year to meet the varied needs of students.

The Library is  situated  near the entrance to the  main campus. There is also a branch at Kampala Campus.

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Browse through the resourses offered

Nkumba University repository
Research4life login ID: UGA070 Password: 46870
AGORA-Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, climate and food security
ARDI-Innovation, Technology and Human health
HINARI – Health
For social sciences and humanities
For social sciences, Education
Accounting, Finance and Economics
Human resource planning and organization studies
Information and knowledge management

Welcome to Nkumba University Digital Library

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To get started, just fill in the blank on the search bar above with what you want to find and click GO. If there is something specific that you wish to find, like an author or a title, you can use the “Keyword” dropdown menu to select a specific area.

And as always, we are here to help you! Stop by the Library Desk if you aren’t finding what you need

Welcome to the Nkumba University Institutional Digital Repository. This is the Institutional Repository of the University. It is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes digital material. It houses research material from Nkumba University which includes reviewed articles and books, dissertations and theses, technical reports and more collections.

Monday – Saturday : 9:00AM to 10:00PM  
Sunday 9:00AM to 4.00PM  

Closed on public holidays.

Members of the community can access the library at a small fee.

Studying at Nkumba University

“I have had lovely experiences here. I’ve made great friends. met helpful lecturers from Nkumba University and have started to appreciate Ugandan culture. I encourage everyone out there to come study here at Nkumba University.”

Queen Yvette

Bachelor of Business Administration | 3rd Year

More Information about the Schools

The school that began with two programmes in Hotel and Tourism Operations, has progressively grown. It now boosts of accommodating three departments and one Institute. The departments include Hospitality, Natural Resources and Applied Sciences.

Institute of Nursing and Midwifery was established in the year 2018, and it is currently housed in SCOS. Such development has been possible due to the presence of a big and expansive space in the SCOS building.

The School has highly qualified and motivated staff both teaching and non-teaching. The school has a total of 49 Academic Staff. The school which started with ten (10) students, numbers have progressively increased to over five hundred (500) students distributed in all programmes at SCOS. The school has for the past 25 years passed 1818 graduates.

  • VisionTo provide access to the world’s knowledge in order to promote and support the teaching, learning and research activities of the University and the community. MissionTo plan, avail and facilitate access to a broad spectrum of information resources and services in an outstanding learning environment, with friendly and expert help.Our motto1 will Always Do My Best, which expresses a deep- seated aspiration of its staff to work with dedication.

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