Information for visitors

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday : 8 am to 5pm: Open
Weekends , Tanzanian  Public Holidays and African Union holidays: Closed

The Library Online Catalogue shall be available on the website, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This will allow users to search the electronic database of books and links to electronic journals (e-journals) and electronic books (e-books).


The Library Collection

The library collection includes:

  • Professional texts
  • Professional and scholarly journals
  • Reference collection (biographies, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, prospectuses, catalogues, annual reports etc.)
  • Regional and international dailies (General)
  • Regional and international journals (General)
  • Electronic Journals
  • Electronic Books
  • Selected Audio Visual materials (CD, DVD, VHS)
  • Journals (hard copies and electronic journals)
  • Theses and other academic works in the area of Human Rights

Technical Information in brief

  • Type of Library: International Judiciary Library
  • Language coverage : English, French, Portuguese, and Arabic
  • Library management software in use : Koha
  • Cataloguing Format : Marc 21
  • Cataloguing Rules : Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules 2nd ed.
  • Classification system in use : Library of Congress Classification System  (LoC)
  • Thesaurus : Internal
  • Floor area : 154 square metres, one floor

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