The three-phase launch took place in Makhanda, in the Eastern Cape Province, which is home to the South African Library for the Blind’s Head Quarters under this year’s theme “Libraries Foster Social Cohesion”. The program was characterized by a march of the delegates including the Minister and Mayor with a blindfold to experience how blindness feels like. For Details; Click Here

Librarians from the Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA) headquarters recently completed a study program in managing, developing and understanding Integrated Library Systems using various open-source software like; DSpace, KOHA and Linux.  This took place at the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) in Chennai, India. For Details; Click Here.


On Friday 15th March 2024, some members of the management, staff and students of the East African School of Library and Information Science, joined the rest of the Uganda in celebrating the national DEAR Day (Drop Everything and Read Day). A silent reading session of any information material of choice was first held. After this session, a few students shared their experience of the reading session.  For Details; Click Here


A New Program in Archival Science Starts at Mak.                     The East African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS), Makerere University will start a PhD program in Records and Archival Science to address the growing demand for information professionals in the region. For Details; Click Here.



Over 6,000 Students from 35 Departments under the Polytechnic attended the E-Library Orientation session of 2023/2024. This was aimed at making students self-independent in search for information resources in libraries, increase knowledge in proper cyber practices as students, increase academic performance, allow users to appreciate and value libraries among others. For Details; Click Here.