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The Library is a major scholarly resource for the University and surrounding communities. It comprises the main Library and the Bukere Campus Library which is situated at the heart of the Upper East Regional capital, Bolgatanga.The University Library, at its current location (Sumbrungu Campus), was opened to students and the general public in November, 2010.

Our core mandate is to provide an enabling environment for knowledge discovery and learning. We have a dedicated and motivated team of staff whose ambition is to ensure user satisfaction. The library has a well-resourced, up-to-date and rich collection of about four thousand assorted books aimed at supporting the various faculties of study and students, as well as enable lecturers to enhance their research work

Units under the Library

Acquisitions and Cataloguing

This unit is responsible for procuring and organizing resources in order to improve processing time, enhance physical security and facilitate access to the collection.

Circulation Library

This is the unit where lending books are kept. It is also responsible for registering fresh students and providing them with library ID Cards to enable them borrow library material in the Circulation Library as well as assessing materials at the Reference Library. The unit also educates students about how to use the library effectively.

Reference Library

Reference books, past questions and other materials of all kinds are found here.Reprography and photo-copies can be obtained here. It also serves as a reading hall.

Bukere Campus Library

This unit has collection for use by B’ Tech, HND Part-time and DBS Students.


This is where project work, worn-out books, newspapers etc are bound.


The library is dynamic with a focus on adapting to the changing landscape of Librarianship. A new unit was thus created to take advantage of e-resources in support of faculty and research.

Name Qualification Rank/Position
Azerikatoa  D. Ayoung PhD Information Systems (Brunel University London, 2016) MSc Information Systems (University of East London, 2007) BA Information Studies (UG, Legon, 2003) Ag. Librarian
Emmanuel Akay MSc Mgt. Information Systems (GIMPA, 2015) BA Mgt. Studies (UCC, Cape Coast, 2007) Assist. Librarian
Sadat Bambil MA Information Studies (UG, Legon, 2011) BA Information Studies (UG, Legon, 2007) Asst. Librarian
Jerome Asoore Adingtoghe Diploma in Librarianship Prin. Lib. Asst.
Elias Ayinbila Apasiya MSc Information Technology (KNUST, Kumasi, 2018) BA, Information Studies (UG, Legon,  2013) Senior Lib.Asst.
Anamboya Samuel Anabire BA Information Studies(UG, Legon, 2018)    Senior Lib. Asst.
Frederick N. B. Baada MPhil, Information Studies (UG, Legon, Pending)  BA Information Studies (UG, 2011)           Senior Lib. Asst.
Rebecca Atuwaam Diploma in Librarianship(UG, Legon, 2003) Senior Lib. Asst
Christiana P. K. Awindor HND Sec. & Mgt. Studies (B-Poly, 2012) Bachelor of Mgt. Studies (UCC, 2016) Senior Lib. Asst.
Norbert Atanga Akandoe SSSCE Library Clerk