It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Alupe University College Library. The AUC is the only University College located in Busia County and is well on its way to attaining full status as a Chartered University renowned for excellence in teaching, research and innovation. Home to the best study spots on campus, including the new library facility, the AUC Library is proud to offer a variety of services to enhance the student learning experience and support the academic mission of the University College.

The AUC Library is home to an extensive and diverse collection of academic resources, providing a wide range of physical and electronic resources to support learning, research, and innovation. In addition to our own collection, the library’s extended partnerships foster resource sharing across multiple institutions and partners that allow our students and faculty to access hundreds of thousands of information material from a variety of sources.

Located in the heart of campus with a panoramic view of the Kenya -Uganda border along the luscious serene river Alupe, the library is uniquely situated to serve as a hub for the university and the community of Alupe. Whether you prefer to study solo or with a group, the library offers multiple spaces conducive to suit your needs with a team of experts in proximity ready to assist with a variety of research supports.

Our talented, creative, and innovative team at the AUC Library are committed to strengthening the learning and research initiatives on campus and actively collaborate with campus and community partners to collectively support the success of our students, faculty, and alumni.

Whether you are a new student just beginning your academic journey, or an experienced scholar exploring open-access publishing supports, the AUC Library’s dedicated team of information specialists are available to connect you with the resources and expertise you need to support your academic endeavors.

I encourage you to explore both our physical and digital library and take advantage of everything the AUC Library has to offer. Our team of librarians and experts are ready to help. Visit us in person, chat with us via our website and social media channels, call or email. I look forward to your visits and hope your information needs are well taken care of.

Michael S. Wanyonyi, BLIS (MUK), MSc. Info. Sci. (KeMU)

Senior Librarian II