Mission Statement

The Aga Khan University libraries network, which includes nine libraries in five countries spread over three continents, is committed to providing the University community with access to comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, information resources, in print and digital formats, in support of its research, teaching and learning activities. This access will be provided through innovative services, and state-of-the-art systems.

This mission is accomplished by:

  • Providing access to relevant and up-to-date, in-house and external print, electronic and digital information resources.

  • Conducting training programmes and educating users in information literacy for a meaningful and knowledgeable use of information resources.

  • Applying appropriate innovative library technologies to enhance physical and remote access.

  • Constantly monitoring and understanding the users' research, teaching and learning needs.

  • Developing and sustaining the commitment to service and the innovative spirit of library staff.

  • Developing valuable linkages with other organisations/institutions to enrich the University's research and learning community.​​