Uganda Library and Information Association - ULIA

The Uganda Library and Information Association is a professional organization that articulates the interests of LIS professionals in Uganda. Having been initially founded as EALA in 1957, the Association was again as a result of the disintegration of the East African Community formed as ULA in 1972 and subsequently became ULIA in 2001. The LIS professionals encompass the disciplines of library science, information science, records, archives administration, and other persons concerned with the collection, collation and dissemination of information.

Our Mission

To provide leadership in LIS profession in advocating for information services in support of; National and international development; Collaborative initiatives to strengthen library and information science-related communities; Public policy formulation and implementation; Professional growth of members; and Promoting information access and use.

Our Vision

To be the leading advocate for the public’s rights to access and use the information for national development and global engagement.

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