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The Sokoine National Agricultural Library (SNAL) is a Sokoine University of Agriculture library as well as a National library for agriculture and allied subjects in Tanzania.

It is the largest and most comprehensive agricultural library in the country, and is open to all. Being a national library, we strive to serve not only members of the university community but also any other person in need of information in the country and scholars from all over the world.

The library has a strong team of multi-skilled staff with sound subject knowledge. More than 50% holds bachelor degree and more than 30% have postgraduate training in the broad sector of information and library profession. The library has an IT section with qualified staff who manages electronic services and resources.

Being an academic institute of the university, SNAL is hosting academic programmes for training at Diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The library is located at the SUA's main campus and has a branch library at Solomon Mahlangu Campus. More information is available under the history of the library.


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Admission to the Library and use of its resources are conditional upon compliance with the rules and regulations of the Library 

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Library Catalogue

Use the catalogue for all physical records including books, journals and other material held by the Library SNAL.

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Opening Hours

Sokoine National Agricultural Library opening hours from Monday to Sunday during Semester; during Vacation and Public Holidays 

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