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Information Resource Center

American Resource Center & Public Library

The IRC offers various services including the Internet, magazines, journals, DVDs, practice materials for tests like SAT, TOEFL, GRE and GMAT.

The IRC offers various services including the Internet, magazines, journals, DVDs, practice materials for tests like SAT, TOEFL, GRE and GMAT.

The U.S. Mission’s Information Resource Center (IRC) is reference/research library that provides comprehensive accurate and timely information about the United States, its policies, its social and political processes and other related topics.

  • Are you looking for speeches and statements by the President of the United States, Secretary of State or other prominent U.S. Administration officials?
  • Are you looking for full-text articles from U.S. Journals and Newspapers on current topical and development issues?
  • Are you looking for U.S. Government documents or think tank reports?
  • Are you looking for U.S. and International Statistics or economic indicators?
  • Are you looking for biographical information on American business, political or cultural leaders?
  • Are you doing research about U.S. foreign policy, law, democracy, environment, media, American studies and HIV/AIDS.

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then look no further, visit the U.S. Mission’s Information Resource Center or send us an e-mail now.

The Information Resource Center is open on days stated below except on Wednesdays and American and Uganda holidays

IRC Opening Hours

  • IRC Opening Hours (By appointment)

    Mondays, Tuesday and Thursdays: 09:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Fridays, 9:00 – 12.00 p.m.

    Call or e-mail us to make an appointment a day before your visit. .

Recently added library books

Electronic Journals

 

Contact the IRC

  • Information Resource Center

    U.S. Embassy Kampala
    Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
    P. O. Box 7007
    Kampala, Uganda.

    Tel: +256 414 259791/5
    Fax: +256 414 250314

    E-mail: KampalaIRC@state.gov

Online Membership and Catalogue

  • Become a member of IRC Kampala
  • IRC online Catalogue

    Welcome to our new 24 hour online library catalogue.
    Anyone anywhere can search the Online Library Catalog to:-
    • find out the Books, DVDs, E-books and Mobile devices held in the Information Resource Center
    • check the status of the each library item and
    • View recently added titles.
    If you are looking for a specific book or DVD on a specific subject, say: "Entrepreneurship”, simply type in the keyword.

    You may search by the title, author, or keywords to locate it. 
    IRC members may check out three items at ago (books & DVDs) for period of two weeks.  Each member has an individual account and will receive notices via email.

    If you are not a member, Join our IRC today.

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