Library Services

The Information Resource Centre (IRC) (Library) is a research support unit for icipe’s researchers and scholars, managed under the Capacity Building & Institutional Development Programme.

Functions and services

  • Regional knowledge hub in insect science and related disciplines
  • Easy access to a large number of online resources (~18,780 e-journals and ~20,000 e-Books)
  • Off-campus access to online resources
  • Access to a print collection of more than 10,000 items (books, journals and reports)
  • Archive of icipe publications, theses, research notebooks and other scientific output
  • Training on library use and information literacy
  • Document retrieval and delivery
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Quiet study area for 40 people