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UWI Mona West Indies and Special Collections: Users

This guide provides an overview to the collections and services of the West Indies and Special Collections Section at The University of the West Indies, Mona Library, Mona Campus.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis the West Indies and Special Collections Section is closed until further notice. For any enquiries please contact us at:

UWI & Non UWI Users

The Library welcomes visitors, however, in order to maximize access to the resources and services for students, faculty and staff of the University, there are limits on facilities, collections, resources and services visitors may use. Visitors wishing to use the West Indies and Special Collections may contact us prior to their visit at


Users wishing to access the UWI Library resources would normally belong to one of the following categories:

  • Current members of the UWI Alumni Association
  • Students/staff of Norman Manley Law School
  • Faculty of affiliated institutions
  • Students of special international group programmes
  • Visiting students, faculty of regional and international universities
  • Students of secondary schools
  • Students of non-affiliated institutions by arrangement
  • Staff-government ministries /agencies; NGOs or foreign embassies/missions
  • Specially negotiated arrangements for corporate groups  
  • Individuals pursuing private scholarly research
  • Non-UWI researchers working with UWI staff/students in research project