Library Services

The Sam Basdeo Learning Resource Center opened its doors on October 11, 1996 and acts as a centre for study and research and the intellectual heart of the institution with access to the World Wide Web.


The library houses a collection of over 18,000 volumes of books, media, and periodicals including books, videos and DVDs. The fiction section boasts items from the Oprah Book Club including authors like Maya Angelou. The library has particularly strong collections in the areas of business management, building trades, engineering, hospitality management, economics and financial services. There are over 1000 journal titles represented on web-based databases hosted by Elton B. Stephens Company (EBSCO). Journal titles include Harvard Business Review, Popular Science, Time, Newsweek, PC Magazine and Journal of Marketing.

Faculty and students as well as community members are encouraged to make use of the services offered. Students are required to present a current ID card to avail of services in the Library.

Business Hours

Monday – Thursday – 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday - Closed
Testing Centre Open – Monday – Friday – 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Student Membership

Students enrolled in programmes at UCCI receive borrowing privileges at the library through the use of the Student ID.

Public Membership

Non-students may apply to become Community Members who are entitled to the full use of the library's collection and facilities.


The library provides a host of services such as printing, copying and more.

Online Libraries & Reference Sources

Research databases
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  • Academic Search Premier
  • Business Source Premier
  • Caribbean Search
  • eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • EBSCO eClassics Collection (EBSCOhost)
  • GreenFILE
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • OpenDissertations
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EBSCO Host (view EBSCOhost Training Video, MP4 File, 8 MB)

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Access the EBSCOhost Research Platform:


EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers of all kinds find the information they need fast.