Research Support Unit delivers the following services such as Client Services, Technical Services, Liaison Services, Institutional Repository, Knowledge Sharing Events and Other Services like Lib Alerts, Extra-Mile Journal Article Delivery Service, Conference & Open house exhibitions and Citation Management

Welcome to Research Support Services

The Research Support Unit is responsible for providing ECA staff and external clients with a range of support for their research needs. We have built comprehensive internal and external knowledge resources accessible to you through our library catalogue at your hand or on your desk or at our desk for physical checkout; created thematic research guides based on conference themes and current topics; presented Multilingual Open Access Socioeconomic online resources through our Federated Search Engine; organized ourselves to provide staff at Divisions and SROs with personalized assistance and consultation through our library liaison services; committed to promoting your work through our knowledge sharing events if you have published an article; readied ourselves to go the extra-mile so that the journal articles you want reach you even if we don’t have them in-house; developed mechanisms to alert you on our carefully selected hot topics of new and historical resources – Lib Alerts.

Client Services

Client Services team is engaged in ensuring the availability and accessibility of quality online and physical information resources in support of ECA's programme of work.

Technical Services

The Technical Services team ensures that KLSS’ physical as well as online knowledge holdings are properly managed, preserved, made easily discoverable and accessible.

Liaison Services

KLSS has designated staff members as liaison librarians in support of ECA Divisions, SROs and IDEP. Each EAC organizational unit is assigned one or more liaison librarian(s) who will . . .

Institutional Repository

KLSS’s Institutional Repository initiative offers unique knowledge and information not available elsewhere pertaining to regional programmes, decisions and resolutions promoting social and economic development in Africa.

Knowledge Sharing Events

The ECA Book Talk is one of its knowledge sharing events that is dedicated to promoting staff publishing. It provides an opportunity for staff who have currently published or in the process of publishing to engage their peers or get feedback on their work.

Other Services

Other services are Lib Alerts, Extra-Mile Journal Article Delivery Service, Conference & Open house exhibitions and Citation Management

Abeba Tefera
Library Assistant
Extension: 35026
Alazar Getachew
Information Management Assistant
Extension: 35664
Aster Wondemu
Information Management Assistant
Extension: 33634
Dereje Ergete
Information Management Assistant
Extension: 33907
: +25115443907
Ermias Woldeargay
Information Management Assistant
Extension: 35346
Ermias Wondie Emiru
Library Assistant
Extension: 33765
: +251115443292
Eskindir Awoke
Information Management Assistant
Extension: 33825
: +251115443825
Girma Dessalegn
Information Management Officer
Extension: 35022
: +251-11-544 5022
: +251-11-5510512