P. O. Box 26184, Kampala | +256-706-182223 or +256-790-191018 | info@cuul.or.ug or chair@cuul.or.ug

Welcome To CUUL

The purpose of the Consortium is to facilitate effective and efficient collaboration and resource sharing among university and institutional libraries in Uganda in order to strengthen the library services provided to the students, staff and other patronage of the institutions.

Mission

To bring together Ugandan academic and research libraries to help strengthen their effectiveness.

Vision

To inspire and enable Uganda's libraries to provide world class access to vital research information.

Motto

Collaboration for Excellence.

CUUL is a registered non-profit organisation established to plan and manage projects and activities collaboratively, which provides the member library communities with efficient and effective access to library and information resources.

To strengthen CUUL's capacity to deliver services to members

 

  •  Assess and improve ICT capability; reviewing and developing our onine resources.
  • Review and strengthen CUUL's leadership structure; establish a full time secretariat.
  •  Increase and diversify income by improving CUUL's marketing capacity
  • Strengthen M&E of consortia activities

To build the capacity and effectiveness of CUUL's membership

 

  • Identify and met priority capacity development needs of members
  • Enhances access to quality information for learning, teaching and research; developing resource sharing procedures
  • Improve research generation and publication of CUUL's members

To advocate for the vital role of libraries in education, research and innovation in Uganda.

 

  • Develop and deliveron advocacy sub strategy
  • Strengthen leadership and membership capability related to advocacy
  • Build new and strengthen exixting partnerships across a range of sectors, so that CUUL can play a vital bridging role in the knowledge economy

These are the main activities that are carried out at CUUL.

 

  • Licensing negotiation, joint payments and access to E-resources
  • Cooperative e-resources selection
  • Skills and knowledge development through training & continuing education
  • Encourage resources sharing
  • Promote exchange of information & expertise
  • Capacity building through workshop training and institutional visits
  • Marketing and recruitment
  • Advocacy to government
  • ICT surveys to enhance improving ICT application
  • Creating and strengthening partnership

The consortium's current focus hinges on the following:

 

  • Taking greater responsibility for the provision and management of e-resources.
  • Developing strong responsive management structures.
  • Developing strong membership and financial base.
  • Communicating the value of the consortium and influencing key decisions makers.
  • Supporting the development of member/constituent institutions, and their staff.

Design & Features

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Criteria for membership are outlined in the constitution of the consortium:

  •     A library of an institution of higher learning or research within Uganda.
  •     License and Accredited through the National Council of Higher Education.
  •     Payment of an annual membership fee.
  •     Demonstrated commitment to provision of information resources and services appropriate to the mission of the institution.
  •     Provision of onsite access to faculty, staff, and students of other consortium institutions.
  •     Participation in the committee, activities and consortium projects.
  •     Approval of membership by Executive Committee.

Associate membership status is available to libraries in other higher learning and research institutions. Libraries must meet the criteria that apply for full membership and are required to participate in consortial activities and access agreements.

Full Membership fees: 750,000/- per calendar year; paid to the bank account below:

Associate membership fees: 450,000/- per calendar year; paid to the bank account below:

Account details:

Bank name: Standard Chartered Bank Uganda Ltd

Account name: Consortium of Uganda University Libraries

Account Number: 01020-124449-00

 

Our constitution provides for three types of institutional membership:

  •     Full membership (University Libraries of both public and licensed private universities, and other licensed degree awarding institutions
  •     Affiliate membership (Research, government parastatal bodies and other special libraries
  •     Honorary membership (bestowed upon those partners in development whether individuals or groups within and without Uganda)

 

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EIFL SPIDER II Project workshop

The CUUL/EIFL SPIDER II Project involving six participating institutions in Uganda is , additionally for one event, including eight other CUUL institutions: Bugema University, Nkumba University, Ndejje University, Kampala International University, Mountain of the Moon University and Muni University under the theme " Open Access Policy Development in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to make more digital content available".

EIFL SPIDER II Project Activity

Open approaches to scholarly communication are changing the way research and learning are done and there are profound implications for universities and research institutions.

New Executive Committee

CUUL Annual Genreal meeting took place on 1 and 2nd Feb 2018 at Makerere University Business School.Subsequently a new executive committee was elected.

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