Nile University Has a main library with no branch libraries as yet. this main Library building is located on the main campus at Ombaci and was connected to the internet and catalogued in 2006 and 2007 respectively. In 2006, the library was extended to create and provide more study space and conducive environment for studies. The library has a capacity to accommodate about 300 students.
The library is organized into sections such as; Reference section
This has functions and services such as:
- Registration of users;
- Issuing and receiving books;
- Issuing borrower’s cards;
- User Education;
- Information /help desk;
- Technical services Section;
- This section provides all technical services such as cataloguing and classification. The section is meant for library staff who organizes information materials for users. It is out of bounds for library users.
ICT Section provides all the requirements like internet, word processing etc.
The library has over 10000 collections of books, periodicals, CD-ROMS. The periodicals include; Serials, Journals (Print & Electronic), Magazines, Newspapers, Reports. Of these, the periodicals cannot be taken out of the library. The organization of the library materials are according to Dewey Decimal Classification systems. It is as follows:- Electronic resources
SIDA/SAREC under the INASP/ Peri programme Full text journal Databases.
Computer Laboratories are an important component for Computer Studies. Computer Studies is to expose students to various types of technologies used in information systems and the different types of computer software applications. It also enables the student to protect the computers. This is achieved through introducing the student to computers and operations of a microcomputer including several typical software environments such as word processing, spreadsheet accounting, and database systems.The history and impact of computing in society is covered.
All the University students and staff have access to the Computer facilities which vary from CD-ROM Work Stations to E-mail and Internet services. At the beginning of a new academic year, all the new students are required to attend introductory tours of the Computer Laboratory. Members of the University Community are eligible to use the Computer Laboratories while all other persons wishing to use the Computer Laboratories must have their applications approved by the University Computer Systems Administrator. In case of any queries, the staffs on duty at the information desks are always ready to assist.