Welcome to UDSM Virtual Library

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In this current world of highly technological advancements, the University of Dar es Salaam provides its esteemed users with various online information services by providing them with relevant links to millions of electronic academic resources through its Virtual Library. Users can access academic resources available in various international online databases as well as local academic resources through institutional repositories.

Digital collection reading room

This is a special room with 160 computers that are connected to the internet. The room is located at the second floor of the New library building.

With direct assistance from librarians, users are able to access a vast amount of e-resources from various subscribed and licensed databases and other online information sources.

Digital collection reading room

Access to the subscribed e-resources

In order to access the subscribed and institution’s licensed e-resources, users need to be On Campus where they will be connected to the Local Area wireless Network.

For off-campus users, special credentials will be required so as to get access to resources. These credentials are strictly being provided to Students and University staff member only through the Reference and Document Delivery collection.