MUARIK New Library

CAES Library is one of the college libraries in the university, with a high spatial distribution including units on the main campus and off campus. It provides information support to students, faculty, researchers, and the outside community. The library houses books, newspapers, reference material and electronic resources. CAES library is made up of six (6) library units

  1. Forestry Library
  2. Food Science Library
  3. Environment Library
  4. Geography Library
  5. MUARIK (Kabanyolo) Library
  6. MUBFS Library – Kabarole (Kibale National Park)


CAES Library has a total of ten (10) staff members

  1. Onan Mulumba – College Librarian
  2. Joseph Nsobya – Environment Library
  3. Margaret Kabanda – Food Science Library
  4. Betty Khassalamwa – Forestry Library
  5. Betty Namala – Forestry Library
  6. Florence Nanteza – Geography Library
  7. Geoffrey Ssevume – MUARIK Library
  8. Frank Lubogo – MUARIK Library
  9. Janet Tumushabe – MUBFS Library
  10. Martha Lyaka – Forestry Library


  • Reading space
  • Book lending services
  • Electronic resources
  • User education and Information Literacy training
  • Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI)
  • Current Awareness Services (CAS)
  • Computer services & WIFI
  • Space for personal computers (laptops)
  • Reference Services
  • Other academic and research support services such as Reference management and plagiarism check


No.LibrarySemester timeExamination timeRecess
1.Forestry8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2.Food Science8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
3.Environment8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
4.Geography8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
5.MUARIK8:00 am – 9:00 pm8:00 am – 9:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
6.MUBFS8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm8:00 am – 5:00 pm
NB: Libraries closed on Public Holidays


1.Research4Life Resources:AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture)OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment)Hinari (Research in Health)ARDI (Access to Research in Development and Innovation)GOALI (Global Online Access to Legal Information)If connected to Makerere network, no username required (IPs used) No password required. 
If connected to private network, contact a Librarian 
2.TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural LibraryNo username required.No password
3.PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa)No username required.No password
4.AgriKnowledgeNo username required.No password
5.Makerere Institutional Repository
6.AGROVOC (online multilingual  thesaurus)
6.Others (On Maklib website)

Contact Us

Onan Mulumba (College Librarian)
+256 772 694293