Northrise University (NU) Library

The NU Library comprises a collection of over 7000 volumes including monographs, extensive runs of journal literature, a wide range of popular works and text books, and a few prestigious legacy collections of archival and rare book material. In addition to physical books, we have an electronic library that supports students’ study and research needs with scholarly materials including e-books and journals in various disciplines as well as indexes to physical collections.

It is the hub for information retrieval and supports the teaching and research programs of the University through services that include ample and quite study area, excellent reference facilities, overseas document supply and Internet facilities.

Open Hours:

The Library is open on weekdays (Monday to Friday) at the following times:

  • Monday – Thursday
    • Mornings: 8:30 – 12:50 hrs
    • Afternoon to Evening: 14:00 – 19:30 hrs
  • Friday
    • Morning to Afternoon: 08:30 – 16:50 hrs

Please note that the Library is closed on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and on public holidays.

Authorized Library Users:

All members of Northrise University are welcome to use the Library. Academic staff and students are especially encouraged to make extensive use of the library services on offer. For more details on the Library policies and procedures, please contact us at librarian@northrise.net.

Authorized WEBSITE RESOURCE Links:
Northrise University Online Libraries
General Sites

Authorama features free books from a wide range of authors. All of the books on this site are public domain and are formatted in XHTML, which means that text style and illustrations have been preserved. Currently more than 100 free books are available, with new books added on a regular basis.

If fiction isn’t your favorite thing, Chest of Books is a good place for you. This free online library features nonfiction books on a wide range of topics, including business, art,computers, finance, health, history, gardening, home improvement, science, real estate, sports and travel.

The Classic Bookshelf is a nice place to read classic books online because of its easy readability program. Users can open the free book of their choice and then decide how they’d like the screen to look. Things readers can customize include page color, text color, print size, margin size and font.

Classic Reader has nearly 4,000 free classic books, poems, plays and short stories. You may read the books for free online and even add your own annotations.

FullBooks.com offers thousands of books that can be read online for free. All of these books are sorted by title. FullBooks.com also has links to sites with free reference books, biographies and science books.

Project Gutenberg is the original free electronic book producer. There are currently over 25,000 books in its online catalog, with 100,000 more titles available from many partners and affiliates.

The International Children’s Digital Library Foundation provides access to online free books for children around the world. Books are available in many different languages and most of them feature user-submitted activities and other content that can be used in conjunction with the books.

The Internet Public Library is a good place to access newspapers, magazines and reference works. Nearly 100 links that will take site visitors to websites offering free online books. Links are updated regularly and include descriptions to help you find what you’re looking for.

LibriVox is a unique online library catering to both listeners and readers. The site has free audio books and links to text versions to read online. Other site features include book summaries, author bios and links to further book-related content.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Online Books Page is a great place to read free online books. There are more than 30,000 English language works available. All of them are nicely formatted and can be read right on your computer.

Perseus Digital Library of Tufts University is an evolving digital library featuring a wide range of materials and constantly updated with new content. Current works include modern English Literature, classics and science papers.

Questia is best known as a resource for writers and students, but the site also hosts a library featuring more than 5,000 free books that may be read online. Offerings include rare books as well as classics.

Read Print is a free online library that was designed for teachers, students and readers of classic books. This well-organized site has its thousands of free books sorted by author. Other features include literature articles and a section on Shakespeare.

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