The University of Garden City Library aims to become a center of excellence that supports and promotes high academic standards in undergraduate and postgraduate courses and in research. It makes a full contribution to the life of the university by providing the necessary information to support learning, teaching, and research programs.
The Library’s mission is to support the university’s educational and research programs, to empower students with information literacy skills and to serve the local community through the services provided by its Central Library.
The Central Library has been built to International Standards.
The main library has a seating capacity of up to 256 students.
Adequate references for all academic programs are available and updated periodically.
Electronic library: equipped with 25 modern computers all of which are connected to the Internet which enables the students to search the required books they specifying the author, title, subject and keywords.
Even though it faces important challenges, with regard to budget and staff-expertise, the UGC Library endeavors to provide high-value services to its users, while at the same time, it makes every effort to enhance the skills and professionalism of its staff.
The Library reaches its objectives by:
- Providing a collection of information resources relative to the needs of the programs and faculty;
- Strengthening information literacy skills and life-long learning skills programs for students;
- Strengthening the library’s systems for locating and obtaining electronic information;
- Providing an environment that encourages learning and research for all students including those with special needs.
28 lecture halls with capacity ranging from 20 to more than 200 seats and equipped with sound systems and projection equipment.
Modern computer laboratories
Modern telecommunication and computer engineering laboratories
Modern wireless network covering the university campus
UGC has a state-of-the-art integrated radio and TV studio for photography, production and montage with an advanced system of digital technology.