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Access to online databases and journals is available through the library’s website. You can navigate to the “Databases” section. After clicking on the Databases widget, you need to search for the specified database following the alphabet order. The access is often granted through The Africa Institute login credentials.

The Africa Institute library opens at 8:30 am and closes at 5:30 pm. The library is closed during weekends and holidays. The library’s hours can be found on the website or posted at its entrance.

To borrow books, you’ll need a valid library card. Start by searching for the desired books using the search box. Upon finding them, note their LC numbers, then retrieve the books from the shelves or seek assistance from library staff. Proceed to the circulation desk, where you’ll present your card to check them out. For further details on the loan period, please consult the “Using the Library” section, specifically the subsection titled “Borrow, Renew, Return.

We are sorry, we don’t offer the interlibrary loan services for the moment.

Yes, many of our library resources are accessible off-campus. You can access online databases, journals, e-books, and other electronic resources remotely by logging in with your credentials through our website.

Yes, we conduct workshops, tutorials, and instructional sessions on library resources and research skills. These sessions encompass topics such as database searching, research strategies, and citation management. For details on upcoming workshops and events, please visit our website or contact the library directly.

The library hosts resources and guides on citing sources correctly, including citation style manuals such as APA, MLA, and others. You can find citation guides on our website or communicate with a librarian for assistance with citing specific sources.

You can renew library materials online through your library account on our website, or by contacting the circulation desk in person or by phone. Renewal limits may vary depending on the type of material and users’ categories.

The Africa Institute library provides various technology and equipment for patron use, including computers, printers, scanners, photocopies, and audiovisual equipment. These resources are available. The library staff may require a valid library card or student ID for access.

Yes, you can reserve a study room through our online reservation system or by contacting the library’s circulation desk. Study room availability may vary, so please check our website, or inquire with library staff for more information.

Our library offers a wide range of resources across various subjects and research areas. You can explore subject-specific databases, journals, books, and other materials through our website or by consulting with a librarian for personalized recommendations.

For assistance with your research or locating materials, don’t hesitate to ask librarian. Whether you prefer face-to face consultation at his office or the reference desk, communication via email or scheduling a dedicated research session. Our librarian is equipped to support your information needs effectively. Don’t hesitate to reach out whenever you need assistance with you information needs.

At the Africa Institute library, we provide printing, copying, and scanning services for library patrons. These services are available using multifunction devices located throughout the library. Instructions for printing, copying, and scanning are posted near the devices, and assistance is available from library staff if needed.

The Africa Institute library has policies in place regarding fines and fees for overdue materials. Fines accrue for each day a material is overdue, and additional fees may be incurred for lost or damaged items. You can find information about our fines and fees policy on our website or by speaking with library staff.


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