The Law School of Tanzania Library is located at Plot No. 2005/2/1 off Sum Nujoma Road. The library has been in operations since the inception of the School in 2011 when the School moved to its Head Quarters.

The library is an integral part of the academic programs which facilitates legal practical training, research, consultancy and community outreach functions of the Law School of Tanzania (LST).

It has built its collections and stocking materials of both legal and professional knowledge. It also facilitates access to reading materials in form of on-line services and reference books, facilitates research and practical learning for all its users. Currently its collection amount to more than 10,000 + titles of various volumes both printed and electronic copies. The Library is subscribed on the online databases through the Consortium of Tanzania University & Research Libraries (COTUL) for international local journals articles for all our users.

The library provides information and library services to the students, staff, its alumni and the surrounding community. The library is currently organized by subject area within the various stages of legal training namely:-

a)       Legal Writing and Drafting

b)       Trial Advocacy

c)       Civil Litigation

d)       Criminal Litigation

e)       Professional Ethics

f)       Conveyancing

g)       Commercial Transactions

h)       Legal Practice Management

i)       Probate and Administration


The library also offers information services to library users within and outside the school community. Such amenities include: lending of library materials, document delivery services, traditional and electronic references services, Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) and Current Awareness Services (CAS). Other services include research, publication and consultancy, information literacy and computer training for library users and conference facilities.



The purpose of LST library is to build collections of relevant materials for both legal and professional knowledge that facilitate teaching, learning, research and consultancy in the country. It also set to facilitate access to reading materials in form of print and of on-line reference services.  It also facilitates research and practical learning. The Library in conjunction with the ICT department undertakes regular information literacy training for both academic staff and students on access of online resources.





Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Access to all issues of Journals of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA) ISSN: 0001-4966. Since 1929 The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America has been the leading source of theoretical and experimental research results in the broad interdisciplinary study of sound. Subject coverage includes: linear and nonlinear acoustics; aeroacoustics, underwater sound and acoustical oceanography; ultrasonic and quantum acoustics; architectural and structural acoustics and vibration; speech, music and noise; psychology and physiology of hearing; engineering acoustics, transduction; bioacoustics, animal bioacoustics.

American Chemical Society 
Access to the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in chemical related sciences. 

ACS Publications publishes nearly 50 journals for the world's largest and most influential scientific society, providing the worldwide scientific community with cutting-edge research from the most-cited, peer-reviewed publications in the chemical and related sciences.

American Astronomical Society 
Access journals of professional astronomers of North America
American Institute of Physics 
The citation platform hosted over 2million articles from more than 200 scholarly publications for 28 learned societies.

American Physical Society
Access to Physical Review online Archive (PROLA) and journals produced by American Physical Society.

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 
ASABE Technical Library includes a range of content including journals, textbook materials, monographs, standards and proceedings.

American Society of Civil Engineers
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Annual Reviews
Annual Reviews publications operate as a high quality filter, prioritizing and synthesizing the Primary research literature in 37 different disciplines for the Biomedical, Life, Physical and Social Sciences

Bentham Science Publishing
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Cambridge University Press (CUP) 
Over 230 leading title in Linguistics, Politics, Medicine, Science, Technology,
Social Science and Humanities

The Cochrane Library 
An internationally acclaimed database of regularly updated evidence-based medical systematic reviews

Edinburgh University Press 
Edinburgh University Press is the premier Scottish publisher of academic books and journals

Over 120 fullest journals are available in the area of management, computing, engineering and Library and Information Sciences. 

Geological Society - The Lyell Collection 
The Lyell Collection, created to mark the Geological Society of London's 200th anniversary in 2007, represents one of the largest integrated collections of online Earth science literature available. Bringing together key journals, Special Publications and Society book series on a single electronic platform, the Lyell Collection is a unique resource for researcher and student alike.

Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS)
12 scholarly journals including the flagship journals Operation Research and Management Science and an online only journal INFORM Transactions on Education 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 
Access the IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL), which provides access to nearly 2 million full-text documents in electrical engineering and computer science

Access to full-text journal articles available as searchable, scanned page images from over 800 important scholarly journals in 48 disciplines

Mary Ann Liebert Inc
Access to more than 64 authoritative publications in the most promising areas of biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences, Engineering/Informatics, clinical medicine and surgery, alternative and complementary medicine, law, philanthropy, environmental studies, law, Economics and Policy, humanities and Psychology, Public Health and e-books.

Nature Publishing Group (NPG)
Publishes 79 journals and online databases across the life, physical and applied sciences and, most recently, clinical medicine

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)
OECD publishes regular outlooks, annual overviews and comparative statistics 

Organization for Economic cooperation & Development
Get statistics and various information’s on Agriculture and fisheries, health, education, finance, industry and entrepreneurship, trade, corruption, competition, corporate governance, Development, Economy education, Investment and others

Optical Society of America (OSA)
Access conference papers and over 35 available journals titles in photonics, applied optics, display technology, light wave technology, communications and networking, optical networking and others.

Oxford University Journals 
Over 200 titles in life science, technology, medicine, humanities, law, mathematics & physical science and social sciences.

Policy Press Journals
The Policy Press publishes three highly prestigious journals in the fields of public and social policy and is a leading specialist social science publisher committed to journals that will have an impact on research, learning, policy and practice at an international level

Royal Society
Seven leading international journals from the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of science. Titles cover the whole of the biological and physical sciences, and include Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the longest-running continuously published journal in the world

Royal Society of Chemistry
37 full text journals, a range of key databases and a series of specialist periodical reports. Royal Society of Chemistry Archive: Back file containing all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 to 2004.

Royal College of Physicians 
Full text access to “Clinical Medicine”, the journal of the Royal College of Physicians, London

Sage Publications
Over 550 journals in the business, humanities, social sciences and STM

SAGE is the world's 5th largest journals publisher. Its portfolio includes more than 900 journals spanning the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, and Medicine, and more than 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.

Symposium Journals
Symposium Journals is a pioneer in the publication of online-only academic journals, i.e. journals that have no printed editions but otherwise have the same aims, traditions, standards, and presentation as conventional journals

Taylor & Francis Online Journals
Over 1300 titles in the humanities, social sciences and applied sciences.

University of Chicago Press-Chicago Journals Online
The Journals Division publishes journals and serials in a wide range of disciplines, including several journals that were the first scholarly publications in their respective fields

World Bank Documents & Reports: 
Search and browse more than 80,000 bank document online, includes Africa Development Indicators (ADI), Global Economic Monitor (GEM), World Development Indicators (WDI), Global Development Finance (GDF), World Development Indicators (WDI)

Oxford University Journals

Over 200 titles in life science, technology, medicine, humanities, law, mathematics & physical science and social sciences.