Library

The Fiji National University is an establishment to serve the needs of Post-Secondary education in Fiji and all the libraries provide a welcoming, comfortable, and safe environment that supports teaching, learning and research. The Fiji National University Libraries consists of the Main Library located in Nasinu Campus and other libraries in 15 places across the country.  As an integral part of the academic programmes of the university and support service for the entire university, the libraries provide state of the art communications for information resources, maintain a fluid collection of monographs, manuscripts, electronic documents and periodicals acquired to the library. The library provides access to on-site and remote electronic full-text resources.

Further, the FNU Libraries pursue goals of excellence in different activities through services, collections, and interlibrary cooperation which ensure access to information and knowledge. It strives to provide excellent assistance in finding and evaluating resources to students, staff and alumina on-site in different campuses and centers at a distance. Librarians bring their considerable expertise to a multitude of initiatives promoting information literacy directly to students and faculty to incorporate information literacy into their teaching and learning process.

 

The FNU Library Vision

The vision of the FNU library is to be a dynamic, inclusive and competitive world-class library, catalyst to scholarship and excellence to teaching, learning, research and community endeavors of the FNU.

 

The FNU Library Mission

The mission of the FNU library is to stimulate and support intellectual inquiry by developing collection and delivering quality services and conducive ambience for the wider communities of the FNU.

 

Goals of the Library

  • To build a broad range of resources to cater for all disciplines
  • To adhere the international standards needed for World-Class library status
  • To foster cooperation by sharing information resources through local, national and international networks
  • To maximise the use of resources and services in the library
  • To provide appropriate and adequate physical and techno-based library infrustructure facilities to support teaching, learning and research
  • To outreach and educate wide spread communities in the university and Fiji as a whole.

 

The Values
The library supports and delivers the wide values that shape and strengthen the University’s mission. In addition, the library values: 

  • Professional & ethical behaviour;
  • User-focused resources and services;
  • Consultative partnerships with stakeholders;
  • Individual and team contributions from staff for the creation of cultural excellence;
  • Commitment to the personal development of its staff;
  • Flexibility, innovation and responsiveness;
  • Forward thinking & planning and positive energy for success;
  • Participation in decision-making;
  • Reflection and self-evaluation through SWOT analysis; and
  • Diversity as an asset and focused on Pareto (80/20) Law.