The ORI Library is a branch of the University of Botswana Library supporting research, teaching and learning in the Okavango delta region. Our resources cover a wide range of subject areas on the Okavango delta, wetlands and dry savannah systems.

Are you a researcher or policy maker? Do you need technical reports and government documents on the Okavango Delta for making policy decisions and planning? We have a rich array of resources addressing your needs. If you are a student you can access our core collection of multi-disciplinary print and online journals, books, dissertations, databases onsite or remotely. We also have rare books, San photographs and annotated maps of the Okavango delta from our unique collections of Peter Smith, Richard Bell and Hans Heinz to inspire your next project.

Visit our library for more information or to register and start enjoying our services and a wide range of resources in natural resources management.

​​​​​​​Operating hours

  • The library is open Monday to Friday from 0800am - 1615pm
  • We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.