College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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

Rules & Regulations at the Libraries

The Library space is meant to provide a conducive and enabling environment for academic activities so all users are expected to adhere to the guidelines as stated below.  

Please adhere to the Rules & Regulations:

  • Observe silence in all library areas.
  • Smoking and consumption of food and drinks are forbidden in all parts of the library.
  • Mobile phones are not allowed in the library. A fine of 5000/= is charged for use of mobile phones within the library.


Library Semester Time Exam Time
Forestry 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Food Science 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Environment 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Geography 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
MUARIK 8:00 am – 9:00 pm 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
MUBFS 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Public Holidays Closed Closed

Team Leader contact

For further information contact the college library team leader:

Contact: Onan Mulumba (College Librarian)