By the nature of the establishment of Busitema University, Busitema University Library (BuLib) operates a decentralized library system that comprise of six (6) Campus Libraries of Busitema University located in Eastern Uganda. The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act, 2006 (UOTIA Act, 2001, Rev. 2006) mandates the University Library to develop, collect, manage, disseminate, control and coordinate all library and information services of Busitema University. The Library envisions itself as a Distinctive Signifier of Excellence in the provision of library and information services in Africa and will achieve this by signifying excellence in the provision of World-Class library services to support the intellectual life of the University. Through demonstrating quality and value in the provision of services and programmes, Busitema University Library is confident of exceeding users' expectations, and retain users' loyalty. The University Library subscribes to the core values of Busitema University including; Respect, Professionalism, Customer First, Innovativeness, and Integrity.
The University Library is an academic unit whose overall administration is vested in the office of the University Librarian who reports to the Vice-Chancellor. The University Librarian, Dr. Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya is a member of the Busitema University Top Management and Senate. The Library Management comprises of the University Librarian, the Deputy University Librarian and the six (6) Campus Librarians.