The Library’s mission is to provide comprehensive collections, quality services and engaging spaces to support the education, research and community service mission of New Generation University College (NGUC). The library promotes the development of self-learning and meets users’ evolving needs and expectation through the provision of open access to cultural, intellectual, and informational resources both in print and digital format. The Library’s physical and virtual spaces respond to the changing habits of its users to enrich the campus experience and to the dynamic information landscape in the 21stcentury.
Message from Library Administrators
Today, we are observing the sweeping changes affecting the nature and the service delivery system of a Library. A variety of forces, most specifically economic change, technological development and users information need, are reshaping the Library. As a result, we are already seeing transformation in the world Libraries. The movement from collecting material “just in case” someone will need it, to delivering material from elsewhere “just in time” to answer a user’s need, is a profound shift for the Library as service provider institution.
Digital and System Library
The Digital Libraries Service is responsible for developing innovative digital services and Institutional Repository in collaboration with NGUC scholars and other external stakeholders. This team establishes a premier infrastructure for digital libraries using which the Library provide its user electronic resources on various disciplines through Library Web Page. This team also identifies and manages digital library project as well as undertake special digitization projects that bring Ethiopia’s unique and rare collections to researcher, scholars and students of New Generation University College. Therefore, the team strives to provides, manages and maintains access to digital information through the effective use of computing technologies as well as integrating all library information management system.