University Library

About

The Library at Mountains of the Moon University (MMU) serves as a cutting-edge knowledge hub, fostering connections among staff, students, industry professionals, the local community, and the wider public.

As members of the Consortium of Uganda University Libraries (CUUL), the MMU Library boasts a comprehensive collection of relevant, current resources in both print and electronic formats.

Who we serve

Open to MMU students, staff, alumni, and affiliated individuals, the library plays a pivotal role in supporting the university’s core functions of learning, teaching, research, and community service through collaborative efforts with its faculties. Our dedicated team is ready to assist with any library-related inquiries, and we appreciate your visit to the MMU Library webpage. We eagerly anticipate welcoming you to the library at the MMU Saaka Campus.

Library Quick Links


Message from the University Librarian
About the University Library
e-Resources
Circulation Section
Technical Services Section
Digital Section
The Stock Room

Contact Information

MMU Library
Lake Saaka Campus,
Fort Portal – Uganda
P.O. Box 837, Fort Portal

+256 774 168 722
eresources@mmu.ac.ug


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.
Sat – Sun 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Library Services

1

Circulation Services

Check-out and return of library materials (books, journals, multimedia, etc.); Renewal of borrowed items; Holds and reservations for high-demand materials.

2

Reference Services

Assistance in locating and using library resources; Research assistance and guidance on information retrieval; Help with citation styles and bibliography creation.

3

Information Literacy Instruction

Workshops and training sessions on information literacy skills; Orientation programs for new students to familiarize them with library resources.

4

Electronic Resources and Database Access

Access to a wide range of electronic databases, e-journals, and e-books;  Assistance with navigating and using electronic resources effectively.

5

Technology and Computing Services

Computer workstations for research and study; Assistance with library-related software and technologies.

6

Special Collections and Archives

Access to rare books, manuscripts, archives, and special collections; Assistance in utilizing unique and historical materials.

7

Collaborative Spaces

Group study space and collaborative workspaces; Quiet study areas for individual research and study.

8

Research Support Services

Assistance with literature reviews and research methodologies; Guidance on copyright issues and ethical use of information.

9

Library Outreach and Programming

Organizing events, and book clubs to engage the academic community; Participating in campus activities and academic fairs.

10

Library Catalog and Discovery Services

Access to an online catalog for searching and locating library materials; Integration with discovery tools to facilitate comprehensive searches.

11

Library Security and Access Control

Monitoring and ensuring the security of library resources; Implementing access control measures to protect sensitive materials.