The African Rural University Library and Resource Center contains print, audio, visual, and electronic information in an environment supporting active learning. The Library supports coursework as well as the research of the faculty and students.
The University Library and Resource Center works closely with the Faculty, staff and students of ARU to ensure the collection meets the academic and research directions of the community. The Center is a member of the Uganda University Library Network.

The African Rural University Library and resource center is located at African Rural University Campus and  houses more than 50 reader places, 6 computer areas and high speed wi-fi zones for laptop users. It has a conducive, comfortable, quiet and silent space for reading. Opening hours are clear, news and event updates can be found all over the library walls. The computer lab is available at the campus that you can use throughout the day to access electronic resources.


A knowledge center that supports rural transformation through provision, dissemination, promotion and preservation of knowledge and information.


To meet the teaching, research, study and outreach information needs for rural development.