About the UCA Library

Mission

The Library is a state-of-the-art facility where students, faculty, and researchers become proficient in using information technology to access knowledge from the best sources globally, in keeping with UCA's commitment to offering an internationally recognised standard of higher education in Central Asia. The Library will become an integral element of the educational and research priorities of UCA and provide timely access to relevant collections in all formats. The Library will also engender an inclusive environment for intellectual creativity and individual and collaborative, work across all disciplines to help students achieve academic success.

Collections

The Library collects resources in all formats, including print books, e-books, print journals, e-journals and databases. The collection complements the curricular offerings of the university and supports the teaching and learning activities in each of the University's five-year degree programmes. The collection is developed in close consultation with UCA faculty. In addition to resources supporting formal coursework, the collection also features reference and leisure reading materials, and a periodicals collection including magazines and newspapers.