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As a USEK graduate you can use selected Library resources, such as the catalog, online article indexes, and electronic texts. Alumni are also entitled to consult and borrow books, journals and other materials, attend training sessions, and obtain basic information/reference assistance. The Library's resources are at the disposal of University’s Alumni for their personal and professional development, although strictly for non-commercial use.

Library Account and Cards

  • A valid USEK Alumni card is required for access to all resources and other services;
  • A non-refundable subscription fee of 150,000LL is applicable to be paid upon receipt of the Library card;
  • When borrowing books, you must present your USEK Alumni card.;
  • Every library user has a right to privacy and confidentiality while using library materials; thus, names of borrowers and their accounts are never disclosed.

End of Subscription

  • The Library staff at the Circulation Desk should be notified in order to inform the University administration of your clearance status;
  • The deposit will be refunded upon submission of the invoice at the Student Accounting Desk in the Registrar Office.

Library Services

USEK Alumni may:
  • Seek research assistance and use materials at all USEK Library branches;
  • Consult material from the collection;
  • Access the majority of USEK’s private, special and rare collections;
  • Access the majority of databases and e-journal collections on campus by logging on to any of the USEK Library computers;
  • Log on to computers in any of the USEK Library branches;
  • Make use of the copy/print/scan service; extra fees will be charged for copy, print and scan, not included in subscription fees.


Catalog: Search for materials in the libraries with the USEK Library catalog
  • Alumni may borrow up to 2 items
  • The loan period for books is 14 days
  • One audio-visual item may be borrowed for a period of up to 5 days
  • One bound periodical may be borrowed for a period of up to 5 days
  • To borrow material, you need to show your USEK Library card

Find Resources

  • Catalog : Search for materials in the libraries with the USEK Library catalog
  • Electronic Resources : Search a large and varied e-collection (article databases, e-book collections…)
  • Find a title : Use the title search tool to find a book or journal
  • One search : Search the complete USEK Library catalog and many of our databases simultaneously through a single search box

Get Help

  • Ask Us : Get assistance with your research by contacting a librarian in person
  • Research guides : Use for finding discipline specific resources
  • Cite your sources : Learn how to cite your references properly
  • Avoid plagiarism : Get tips and guidance on how to avoid plagiarism in your research papers


Alumni may set up a CPS account on their USEK Alumni ID card.
If you wish to activate, purchase units, and later on recharge your account, please go to the Student Accounting Desk in the Registrar Office.


  • Exhibitions : Schedule to have your artwork (paintings, photos…) exhibited in the Library
  • Film, Photography and Recording : Organize your session with the Library if you would like to make use of the premises for a film, photography or recording session

Change of Address

It is the responsibility of individuals to keep the Library informed of any address changes. Library fines will not be waived if alumni fail to notify us of a change of address. You can update your address with library staff at the Circulation Desk of the USEK Library at any branch.

Rules and regulations of the USEK Library are to be respected. Failure to do so may result in the suspension of user borrowing privileges. Membership is discretionary and the administration reserves the right to refuse applications for membership without redress.
The Library is responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality of a borrower's transactions and for the provision of an environment conducive for research.

Contact Details

Circulation Services:
Kaslik Main Campus Library:
Chekka Campus Library:
Zahle Campus Library:
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