Message from the Chief University Librarian

Dr. Muneer Ahmad
Chief University Librarian
The Iddi Basajjabalaba Memorial Library
Kampala International University
Box 20000, Ggaba Road, Kansanga, Kampala

Dear Valued Members of our Academic Community, It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I extend my warmest greetings to each of you as we embark on a journey of intellectual exploration within the hallowed halls of our university library. As the custodian of knowledge and steward of scholarly resources, our library stands as a beacon of learning, innovation, and discovery. Within these walls, you will find an expansive treasure trove of resources carefully curated to support your academic pursuits, foster critical inquiry, and inspire scholarly excellence.

Our vast collection spans a myriad of disciplines, encompassing textbooks, monographs, scholarly journals, digital archives, multimedia resources, and much more. From the classics to the latest research publications, our shelves are adorned with the fruits of human intellect, awaiting your eager minds to delve into their depths.

In addition to our extensive print and digital collections, our library offers a host of invaluable services and amenities to enrich your academic journey. Our expert librarians are at your disposal, ready to assist you in navigating the labyrinth of information, conducting effective research, and honing your information literacy skills.

Furthermore, our state-of-the-art facilities provide a conducive environment for study, collaboration, and contemplation. Whether you seek a quiet corner for solitary reflection or a collaborative space for lively discourse, our library offers a sanctuary where ideas flourish and scholarly aspirations take root.

As you embark on your academic endeavors, I encourage each of you to avail yourselves of the wealth of resources and opportunities that our library affords. Embrace the spirit of inquiry, engage with diverse perspectives, and dare to challenge the boundaries of knowledge. Let the boundless expanse of our collections serve as a catalyst for intellectual curiosity and scholarly growth.

It is mentioned through a tradition, Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Whoever takes a path upon which to obtain knowledge, God makes the path to Paradise easy for him.” (Jami at Tirmidhi, 2646). May our library be your gateway to intellectual paradise, a sanctuary where the pursuit of knowledge knows no bounds and the quest for truth knows no limits. Thank you for entrusting your scholarly aspirations to us. Let us embark on a journey of discovery, enlightenment, and academic excellence together. Warmest regards.

Please feel free to contact me for feedback and information support at [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]