Office of the Director
The office of the Director is responsible for Board matters, policy formulation and execution, finance, overall administration, staff matters and liaison with other Government agencies. The Department is headed by the Director who is assisted by the Deputy Director, Senior Accountant, Office Superintendent and Support staff.
Technical Services Department
TSD is responsible for acquiring and processing information materials for the National Library of Uganda through purchase, donations or exchange and legal deposits. It also coordinates book donations for public and community libraries throughout Uganda. Donations are also extended to other libraries in the country. TSD compiles and publishes the National Bibliography of Uganda, maintains the National Library website and creates and manages National Library databases.
Inspection, Research, and Extension Services Department
Inspection Research and Extension Services department is responsible for promoting the reading culture through libraries and other reading activities, monitoring of library services, developing guidelines and standards for public and community libraries and publishing for the National Library of Uganda.
Information and Referral Service Department
The Information Referral Services Department is responsible for maintaining and preserving the library collection and providing reference services to Patrons. National Library of Uganda is a Legal Depository of all works published in Uganda including Government Publications. All these works are preserved in the National Collection. The library collection also comprises of the Africana Collection, and the General Reference and Special Collection. Furthermore, the Library has a rich Newspaper Collection that dates back to Pre-Independence, with Newspapers such as The Uganda Argus, The Uganda Herald, Voice of Uganda, The Weekly Topic, New Vision, Daily Monitor, Bukedde, The East African, Red Pepper etc.