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Library Director: Gebremedhin Araya Hibu 

Mekelle University Main campus (Enda Eyesus campus) 

Location: IPS/ Building or near to College of Natural and Computational Sciences.

Office No. 502 

P.O Box    231 

Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia  


The library collection contains of textbook, reference book, journals, periodicals, articles, thesis, dissertation and magazines. Currently, the library has more than 165,000 collections such as textbook, reference books, journals, periodicals and magazines. Mekelle university libraries play an important role in supporting the university mission of excellence through teaching and research by making information resources easy, timely and accessible  both hard copy and softcopy resources to all university library users.


  • Computer Labs /digital 
  • Spot Reading 
  • Reference and research 
  • Training and consultancy 
  • Services for visually impaired 
  • Lone service 

Loan Service

The circulation department is responsible for the loan services and it is the frontline of the Library service, where the library resources are channeled directly to the user community.

  • Loan Procedure
  • Membership of the University Libraries is open to all university staff; as well as students who hold valid Mekelle University ID cards, and are currently registered, guest researchers, external users are entitled to use the Libraries.
  • Borrowing of Library Materials

All library users are responsible for library materials charged to their assigned ID card. Patrons are held responsible for returning library materials and must pay all fines incurred in their account. If a student passes materials to a friend, classmate or a family member they are still responsible for items charged under their ID. All obligations to the library must be cleared by patrons prior to leaving the university.

  • To borrow library materials, the borrower should apply in person at the circulation desk.
  • Books and other library materials may be borrowed only by holders of valid Mekelle University ID card and library pockets.
  • Borrowers who lose or fail to return material or damage the loaned material are subject to charges.
    • All items may have their loan periods renewed by the circulation desk staff, unless the item has been requested by another user.
    • If the date due has already expired, renewal will be authorized only on personal request of the borrower, provided that any fine incurred is paid.
    • Library users may request for a book to be reserved when the book required has been borrowed by other readers.
    • The university librarian may recall any item on loan from any borrower at any time, especially if the material is requested by another user.
  • Reserve items may be either Library Reserve (reserved by the Librarian for spot reading only) or Course Reserve (reserved by instructors).
  • Reserve materials can be borrowed for spot reading only for a maximum of two hours; however, if the book is not requested, it may be renewed for another two hours.

Lost or Damaged Books

  • Individuals who lose a book will be charged a processing fee plus the cost of the book and any other applicable fees.

All students, faculty members, and staff are required to clear their library account with the University at graduating or leaving the university.

Our Libraries

Main (Endayesus) Campus Libraries 

  • College Of Dry Land Agriculture and Natural Resources Library 
  • College of Natural and Computational Sciences Library 
  • EIT-M Ethiopia Institute Of Technology Mekelle Library  
  • PhD and Postgraduate Students library 
  • Institute of Paleoenvironment and Heritage Conservation Library

Adihaki Campus Libraries 

  • College Of Business and Economics Library 
  • College Law and Governance library 
  • College Of  Social Sciences and Languages Library 
  • Post Graduate Library

Ayder Campus Libraries 

  • College Of Health Sciences Library (Ayder campus)

Kalamino Campus Libraries 

  • College Of Veterinary Medicine Library (CVM campus)

Aynalem (MIT) Campus Libraries 

  •   MIT Mekelle Institute of Technology Library (Aynalem campus)  


Vision and mission


The Library's mission is to provide comprehensive collections, quality services and engaging spaces to support the education, research and community service mission of Mekelle University. The library promotes the development of self-learning and meets users’ evolving needs and expectation through the provision of open access to cultural, intellectual, and informational resources both in print and digital format. The Library’s physical and virtual spaces respond to the changing habits of its users to enrich the campus experience and to the dynamic information landscape in the 21st century.



The University Library seeks to build a comprehensive digital library collection that is among the best in Ethiopia as well as re-invent the way the library connects information seekers with librarians and information sources.