Frequently Asked Questions

The Library is made up of many departmental or subject libraries. Some serve particular academic units, like Law, Health, and Pharmaceutical Sciences Library, while others, like Reference, Research and Scholarly Services, serve all units. All of the libraries share a single online catalog and all contribute materials to the Main Stacks. Some of the departmental libraries are located in the Main Library building, while others are located in other departments on this campus and other campuses.

Read about the history of the Library.
You can suggest a book or other scholarly material for the Library by using the Suggest a Purchase form. Please fill the form and submit online or you can download the form, fill it and submit to the Central Access Services in the Main Library Complex.

Each library space has its own checkout for materials. You'll need your Library id card to check out library materials, including books, DVDs, and loanable technology. Central Access Services handles the majority of checking in and out of books and other materials, issuing Library cards, Library fines, and other issues relating to Library accounts. Central Access Services is also in charge of the Main Stacks, the entrance to which is located on the First floor of the Main Library. For questions about the Main Stacks, your account, or other circulation-related questions, please visit the Central Access Services page.

Yes, any you can print items from any public access computer in the Library. You must contact the Digital Librarian (Or Personnel in charge) before you can send an item to any of our printers. Black & white copies are N20 per page and color copies are N100 per page.
Printing directly from your laptop is also possible if you accessed the items from our networks (Internet or Intranet).

"Lost and Found" items are held at the Security and Information Services Desk at the entrance of the Main Library, 080xxxxxxxx. Send email inquiries to: All found items of value (cell phones, calculators, etc) will be sent to Library Security.

You can find in-person, phone, email, chat and instant messaging contact information on the Ask a Librarian page.

When you are on campus, visit the Digital Library located within the Prof. Festus A. Nwako Library Complex. We will need you Library ID Card to grant you access to the Library (Visit the Central Access Services to get yours).

You can also access these materials on our Online Repository from within and outside the campus.

 You can recall the book and the user who has it is required to return it within seven days. To initiate a recall, contact the Central Access Services. You can also request the book and receive it delivered within about four business days (For Library Premium Patrons Only).