SOUL supports the teaching, learning and research of the University colleges by providing information resources in an appropriate range of formats, suitable study space and facilities for individuals and groups, and efficient and user-focused services.
The Library leads and supports the 6 October community in achieving distinction in research, learning, and teaching. It enriches the quality of life and advances intellectual discovery by connecting people with knowledge.
As expert guides to the intellectual record, the Library promotes the University’s mission by:
  • Providing access to the highest quality scholarly/information resources and services whenever and wherever the user needs them;
  • Improving the physical and virtual environment in order to support user self-sufficiency and productivity;
  • Developing an organization that facilitates operational flexibility and fosters collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Providing leadership and expertise to faculty and students in the creation and dissemination of scholarship in digital format.