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The University Library is charged with the task of supporting all the academic programs of the University, through the provision of adequate, accurate and relevant information to support the learning, teaching and research process of the University.

The Library collection covers a vast range of disciplines and includes a wide array of formats – from books and journals to manuscripts, maps, among others. Increasingly our digital repository is accessible via the University’s intranet while other digital collections are accessible on the Internet via the library website, library catalogue, or direct searching from the internet.

Our library provides primary support to our entire academic and research initiatives with quality information resources. 


  1. To strengthen IUIU Libraries' position as a flexible and responsive department capable of continual improvement and change 
  2. To create a user experience that is high quality, consistent, and robust regardless of the user’s location, access method, or objective.
  3. To facilitate the integration of information literacy and research skills into the curriculum to enhance academic success and lifelong learning.
  4. To build a sustainable digital infrastructure needed to support expanding modes of research, teaching, and scholarly communication.
  5. To establish processes and support structures that ensure the selection, acquisition, preservation, and provision of access to the full spectrum of Information materials.

Our Vision

A state of art/ modern library service that meets the clients’ changing information needs on a sustainable basis

Our Mission

To enhance maximum availability and access to information resources to promote research, learning, teaching and community service endeavours.