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The Reference Collection provides help to students, faculty and staf. It is open at 08.00 from Monday through Friday and closes at 16.00 hours. On Saturdays, it operates from 08.00 to 13.00 hours and remain closed on Sundays and Public Holidays. Reference staff assists patrons in the location, use, and understanding of information resources, teaches effective search techniques, and trains in the use of library resources. Services are provided in person at the reference desk, and by telephone, email, and chat. Users may also make an appointment for a consultation with a librarian.


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our vision,Mission and core values

The vision of the University of Dar es Salaam Library is: To be a leading academic centre of excellence in the provision, dissemination and preservation of knowledge in the country.

We are dedicated to quality services on transparency bases as we value integrity and accountability in our interactions with our colleagues, members of the University and external communities.

To provide contemporary information services that will empower the University in carrying out its core activities of teaching, learning, research community services/consultancy.