Students and staff are eligible to borrow books from the library.
services are complemented by trainings, workshops, and information
literacy programmes, which provide orientation tours, regularly
scheduled workshops on specific tools and topics, and course-related
sessions. For additional information please enquire by email or phone.
Photocopying services are available at a cost. All photocopying is subject to copyright law.
Kampala library is a member of Consortium of Uganda Universities
Libraries (CUUL). Through the networks the library has interlibrary
arrangements with several libraries. Details of the service are
available on request.
The library also coordinates its services with the sister institutions in Kenya, Tanzania, and Pakistan.
Learning Resource Centre
resource centre is equipped with 15 workstations fully loaded with
Microsoft Office programmes. It is next to the library and has second
door between it and the library to allow students and staff access it
over the weekend through the library. It is manned by a qualified
systems support person who carries out routine maintenance and trouble
shooting on all the resource centre machines. All the workstations are
connected to the internet with 357 kbps upload and 1MB download.
learning resource centre accessible to all students currently
registered at AKU Advanced Nursing Studies and shall open from 8:00 am -
5:00 pm from Monday to Friday.
Rules - Learning Resource Centre
computer lab equipment is University property and falls under the Aga
Khan University, Uganda property guidelines and the Computer &
Technology Use Policy. Due to the large number of users accessing the
resource centre, the following rules and regulations must be followed to
ensure a quality experience for all.
Using a computer on a network with internet is essentially the same
as being a member of a community. So waiting users have the right to use
computers left unattended for more than 15 minutes.
For security purposes, all users must log in with their University
assigned username and password. If a username is not known, or a
password is invalid, please see the Computer Administrator immediately.
No Internet user will be allowed to download software or watch
pornographic material on resource centre machines. The programs
installed are to accommodate users with University-related instructional
purpose and coursework.
Do not save your work on any of the hard drives. The computers are
automatically cleaned and unauthorised files, directories and programs
are routinely deleted. Users must bring their own diskettes (Flash
Disks) or work from their Z Drive (student network storage space). All
learning resource centre workstations have anti-virus software installed
to prevent infected diskettes from being used on the machines. If you
suspect or discover that your diskette has a virus, do not use it in the
resource centre. You may see the Systems Administrator for assistance
in cleaning your diskettes
Food, beverages, and tobacco products are not allowed in learning resource at any time.
Students with laptops should use the Wireless Hotspot in the Library and AKU takes no responsibility of student property.
Collaborative work and quiet conversations are encouraged, but please refrain from loud talking, laughter, or music.
No cell phone calls are allowed in learning resource centre at any
time. You must step outside the computer lab to conduct a phone call.
Users desiring to listen to music or any audio on the computers must
use headphones. If others are waiting to use the computer, please do
not use the Internet for recreational purposes e.g. checking mail,
playing cards games etc
Students are not allowed to tamper with hardware or software
configurations; change the cabling, CPU, monitor and Ups on any of the
lab computers and its not reading study room.
All users must log off the system after they are finished using the
computer. To do so, simply click the start button and select "Log Off".
Before leaving make sure the system completely logs you off and shows
the log on screen for the next user.
All students are liable for damage to equipment due to their own
negligence and the learning resource centre and management reserves the
right to make any necessary changes.