Date: Fri, 04/29/2022 - 12:48
Posted by: libraryadmin


Please take note of the change in library open hours during the One-Week holiday, 30th April to 8th May 2022 as follows:

  • All libraries will remain closed on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2022, and Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May 2022;
  • Effective Monday 2nd to Friday 6th May 2022 all libraries will be open from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm;
  • Normal library open hours shall resume Monday 9th May 2022.


Library Management

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Date: Wed, 04/27/2022 - 16:25
Posted by: libraryadmin

Information Literacy Workshop

Please take note that Level - Two of the Engineering Library is reserved for the Information Literacy Workshop on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm. The E-Learning Center will also be closed to all students to allow this workshop to take place. You're advised to use other computer labs on campus as well as our WiFi that is accessible in and outside the library building. Please seek assistance from the library staff at the Reference Desk for any questions. We regret the inconveniences caused!


1. E-Learning-Reserved
2. Level-2-Reserved

Date: Mon, 04/25/2022 - 04:20
Posted by: libraryadmin

Job Opportunities

Position: Librarian I

While the Librarian I position is administrative in nature, the incumbent is expected to perform both academic and administrative library roles due to the changing nature of the information services landscape in academic institutions. The nature of the library system at Busitema and a shift to digital services and programming, growing call for inter-and-cross disciplinarity research and specialization, the flux in e-educational roles, diversity and changing user information seeking behavior, and the COVID-19 induced challenges, Busitema University Library keeps upfront of the global vitality hence the need to attract the best to creatively and innovatively spearhead it’s digitization agenda. 

Note: Due date for receiving applications is 29th April, 2022

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Date: Mon, 02/28/2022 - 17:54
Posted by: libraryadmin

Library Clearance Instructions for Final Year Students

We have come to the end of Semester II of the Academic Year 2020/2021. This serves to remind all final year students that come for library clearance to:

  1. Carry with them evidence to show proof of submitting their final signed copy of their research reports/ dissertation into the Institutional Repository to the librarian. See instructions of how to submit your dissertation/ Research Report
  2. Return all borrowed books to the library - please carry your student ID which the librarian will use to check against your student account to confirm that you don't have any unreturned or overdue books on your account. The librarian will guide you on the procedure to take in case you have unreturned or overdue books;
  3. Return all the book borrower cards - please carry with you the two (2) library borrower cards that you received during your first library registration. These cards are a property of the library and form part of the evidence that you don't have with you any books borrowed;

As well note that:
  1. Library clearance is done at the respective Campus Libraries and during the library open hours. You need not to travel to Busitema Campus to clear with the library.
  2. Library clearance is done by the library staff at the Reference desk. Should you get challenges, always seek guidance from the Campus Librarian.
  3. Busitema University Library wishes you the best in you're career and should you need any support from us visit the University Library website for any news and you can contact us.
Date: Mon, 01/24/2022 - 18:33
Posted by: libraryadmin

MyLOFT Scheduled Maintenance - Important information regarding upcoming downtime

We want to make you aware that this Thursday (27/01/22) at 10:30pm IST, there will be scheduled down time for approximately 30 minutes. We will be using this time to add more capacity to our infrastructure and speed up our overall service.

To ensure uptime and stability of the platform, we are performing this upgrade on our infrastructure. During this maintenance window, the MyLOFT platform will be inaccessible. All services will resume immediately after the maintenance window.

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