Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 11-8-2021


Library and Information Science


This paper intends to outline the historical background, infrastructure, information resources and services of central library at University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The data were collected through review of related literature, communications with retired and present seniors, peers, university administrations and the writer’s have more than 20 years’ working experience, observation and research in this library as well as in librarianship. It was found that central library university of Peshawar is the oldest academic library in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This library is well equipped with different sections, variety of old and updated rich collection & resources, series of user services, richest collection of manuscripts on oriental languages and literatures. To meet the current challenges faced to librarianship in Pakistan, this library arranged different training and workshop individually and with collaboration of others organization as well. Central library university of Peshawar encounters numerous challenges. As a result, users' requirements are not being met efficiently. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is actively working to develop university libraries in Pakistan.Currently, the HEC has created programs to fund central library university of Peshawar. As a result, the condition at Peshawar’s university central library has improved to some extent.