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  Information exchange and knowledge management
British Council Library and Information Services

Our purpose

Electronic services

Lending library and bulk loan

Information resource desk

UK Links

Association for information management

British library

Bookaid international

Malawi Links

University libraries

  The British Council library and Information Service contains nearly 8,000 books, some 2000 home videos, 50 management training videos, a suite of 5 online computers, an Educational Information service, British newspapers and professional journals. 

We also support the information needs of key organisations, particularly the library of the National Assembly, the Legal Resource Centre in Blantyre and various human rights organisations.

Information resource desk

Information resource desk This desk, stationed in the library provides information on access to higher learning institutions in the UK. It holds CD-ROM databases and videos on many British institutions, for use in the library.

The library

The library with over 3000 members Library services
makes over 40,000
loans a year.
It has internet facilities, reading
space and a rang
e of periodicals.
The library also stocks over 2000 home
os covering drama, fiction,
documentaries and management.


We aim to foster professional information exchange through our alumni association made up of Malawians who studied for a minimum of six months in the UK and attained British qualifications. Our alumni directory currently has about 500 members. We will shortly be updating the directory as a prelude to reviving the association and creating a real network of British trained professionals.

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