CUHAS - Bugando


Bugando - Mwanza, Tanzania

University Library and Information Services



The Catholic University Library (Formerly is a Constituent College of SAUT) is a newly automated library, existed from establishment of Bugando University college of Health Sciences early in 2003. It is a modern Academic Library, which is equipped with up to date reading resources, specializing in the Medical and Health disciplines. Additional subjects are Psychology, Philosophy and Development Studies. It is located in Complex building level D3 at Bugando Medical Centre 3km from Mwanza City Tanzania.

Objectives, Mission and Vision of CUHAS - Library

The objectives of CUHAS Medical library is to support and facilitate teaching and learning, research and administrative activities of the university by providing quality and sufficient service in health and other information for students, researchers and Lecturers.

The vision of CUHAS Medical library is to become a world class information resource centre specializing in comprehensive medical and health related information of all medias cater for varsity library users.

The mission of CUHAS Medical library is to provide quality and comprehensive information services that enhance student centered learning, facilitate teaching and research, and delivery of quality services to communities in Tanzania, the Regional and the World at large.

The University Library has library databases of books and periodicals, and other non-book information resources such as CD-ROMs and Videocassettes. The books database contains about 6500 book titles with a total of 9500 volumes while the indexed periodical database contains about 150 titles and on-line journals installed in the computer networks. The library book database is an electronic version of a library’s descriptive card catalogue.

Library users may access the database by using any of the library computers. Some special references books may not be listed in the library database they are indexed and may be found on designated shelves near the Reference and Issue Desk