UBL is a full service academic and research library offering a variety of services to complement your learning, teaching and research needs. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to welcome and assist you.

Learning Commons

This is a comfortable and flexible learning space which allows for collaborative learning through group discussions, tutorials and workshops. Our social corner provides you with access to newspapers and subscription TV for your leisure, relaxation and awareness of current affairs. Come check it out!

For more information or to book this space for tutorial sessions, contact….

Disability support

Our fully accessible library is committed to providing inclusive services to all users. We provide an array of assistive technologies for your convenience and independent use of the library. These include reading cameras, braille printers, etc.

Visit the library Circulation Desk to learn more.

Photocopy and printing services

Our library provides affordable self-service photocopying and printing. Student printing is provided at the learning commons area. Photocopiers are found on all floors for your convenience.

Visit the library reprographics office for more information.

Research support

We are committed to assisting you with your research needs. Let us help you hone your research skills and empower you to make meaningful contribution to the body of knowledge. Our subject librarians are available to provide training to individuals and groups on database searches, citation management, etc.

To UB researchers and graduate students, our open access institutional repository is available for archiving and disseminating your research output online. By using this service you will increase your citations and readership.

Contact your subject librarian for assistance.

Inter-library loans (ILL)

Do you require reputable and authoritative research material to make your work comprehensive? Is it not available within our library? We will readily and timeously source it at no cost to you from other partner libraries around the world.

Contact your subject librarian for assistance.


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