Historical Background

Jimma University Libraries System (JULS) was  established in 1999 to promote the instruction, research and public service goals of the university through provision and organizing of information resources in different formats.  The  resources and information services required for supporting learning, teaching and research activities of the university is enhanced through managing the resources effectively and economically; establishing an environment conducive to study which caters for multiple learning styles Liaising with users and establishing their needs in cooperation with other university services; carrying out smooth and attractive work conditions in the library systems and information professionalism with the objective of improving library‚Äôs uses and services; maintaining effective links with all other public and  private universities and colleges` staff to exchange and share experiences, resources and assist each other; as well as to respond to changes in education, approaches and policy of academic library systems in general.