Background of NUL Library (https://library.nul.ls)
The hub of the NUL Library and Information Services is located in the Thomas Mofolo Library building on the main campus at Roma.
The NUL Library plays a central role in ensuring the fulfilment of core academic initiatives, of the University. The Library strives to provide a dynamic information service to its clientele in order to give a practical meaning to the university’s purpose as a centre of excellence in learning, teaching and research.
Whereas NUL Library and information services operate an open door policy whereby “walk-in” users may enter reading rooms, only eligible users may borrow items and get passwords to access e-resources from the Internet. Those entitled to the mentioned privileges comprise:
- Bona fide students of the university
- Any staff member of the University as defined in the appropriate University statutes
- Any extra-mural member approved by the Library Board
- Visiting research fellows and/or professors
Others may make the necessary arrangements with the Library authorities.
The NUL Library comprises the Thomas Mofolo Library as the main Library at Roma Campus; and the site Libraries at the Institute of Extra Mural Studies (IEMS) in Maseru. IEMS has branches in Mahobong, Mohale’s Hoek and Thaba –Tseka. The Library offers a mobile library service to these IEMS emerging sites. The Branch Library of IEMS and the mobile library are primarily for IEMS students and teaching staff.