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National Library of Uganda Collection

The library holds a large collection in the world of material which ranges from earliest work to most current publications. These include: books,magazines, pictures, photographs, maps and we use it cheap cialis australia much more stored in many parts of the National Library. 


National Collection

The National Library is responsible for collection of all publications published in Uganda, on Uganda and by Ugandans as legal deposits. By so doing, the National Library preserves its national heritage through safeguarding the works of Ugandans for historical and cultural value. This is a reserved section and information materials there can only be accessed through the reference librarian.

The Africana Collection

This consists of i recommend materials on the rest of Africa with special reference to East Africa. They include materials on all subjects in the humanities, economical and social sciences.

General Reference Collection

The documents in this section consist of encyclopedia, dictionaries, directories, atlases, yearbooks and other materials of introductory nature to various subjects. It consists of a large range of resources to support our reference services and includes print and canadian generic viagra online electronic resources covering all subjects.

It is important to note that items in this collection may only be used onsite at the viagra price library’s reading room. 

Special Collection

These consist of collections on specific areas or by specific institutions in special formats and are maintained for purposes of promoting research and scholarship.

These materials include:

  • Library and Information science.
  • Publications of international organizations.
  • Electronic information tapes, diskettes, CD-ROMs and the web/internet.
  • Serials and magazines (holds current & non-current editions).

Asian Collection

This was a collection developed as a result of a donation received from The Nippon Foundation- Japan which consisted of one hundred (100) titles. These are on social, economical, literature and inter-relations of Japan with other countries.


It is important to note that items in the library collection are only used onsite at the library’s reading room.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 26 October 2011 09:18 )  

Uganda’s children’s libraries are going digital!

Uganda’s children’s libraries are going digital!
Recently, Book Aid International launched a partnership project with National Library of Uganda and Worldreader to bring e-readers into Children’s Corners. 10 libraries in Uganda now have 20 e-readers each, preloaded with 200 titles to support education and reading. Here, Stella Nekuusa, Principal Librarian for National Library of Uganda, tells us what impact the project will have.

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The NLU Author Award 2016:

Each year, NLU world book and copyright day committee nominates and awards an author from any field depending the status and publishing, legal deposits and ISBN registration of publications by different authors and publishers. This year, we came up with the awarding a public figure who inspite of their other duties and responsibilities have passion for sharing knowledge with the public. Nominations were made from the NLU databases and the nominees included;

1) Mr. Tamale Mirundi

2) Mrs. Miria Matembe

3) Mr. Bigirimana Pius, Ps Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development

4) Prof. George Kanyeihamba

5) Mr. Faghil Mandy

Basing on the criteria as mentioned above, the NLU systems identified and a warded Prof. G. W. Kanyeihamba as the author who has for years been publishing, registering the get viagra at an online pharmacy publications and...


Issuing of International Standard Book Numbers(ISBN) in Uganda

The National Library of Uganda is the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) Agency for Uganda

The ISBN is a 13 –digit number that should be assigned to each book and it uniquely identifies books and book like products published internationally with the agency headquarters at the Hague Netherlands.
The National Library of Uganda is the sole organization that issues the International Standard Book Number (ISBN) in Uganda; The NLU started issuing ISBN’s in 2011.

The purpose of the ISBN is to establish and identify a title or an edition of a title from one specific publisher and only now is unique to that edition, allowing for more efficient marketing of products by book sellers, libraries, universities, wholesalers and distributors.

The relevance/ importance of ISBN:

  •  Authors / materials are recognized, it’...


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