Gulu University Library was established in 2002 following the establishment of Gulu University. With the expansion of the university, notably the opening of the Faculty of Medicine in 2004, a number of branches have been opened to cater for the Unique needs of offsite campuses – at Lacor Hospital campus and at the Faculty’s new site in Laroo division, Gulu Municipality. Additionally, a campus in Kitgum was opened in 2011 while establishment of a constituent College is currently underway in Lira. The library is in advanced stages of setting up additional branch Libraries for these campuses.
Research4Life is the collective name for the following four programmes: HINARI,AGORA,OARE and ARDI that provide developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.