About Library

Festus Aghagbo Nwako Library

The Professor Festus Aghagbo Nwako Library is a hybrid library. It is one of the largest academic libraries in Africa. The Library is named after the first Vice- Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Although the library was commissioned in March, 2008, it opened its gate to readers in January, 2009. The Main Library has about 30,000sq. meters of floor space which could accommodate 3,000 readers at a time. The annex which is the Digital Library has a usable floor space of about 10,000 sq. meters. It has 4 halls and 3 Resource Centres. It is equipped with 500 computers and internet facilities. The Main Library holds over 127,432 volumes of books and about 6,129 journal titles. The library holding covers all fields of knowledge.
As a multi-campus university, the Library has a number of branch libraries. The Medical Library has two main libraries situated at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi and College of Health Sciences, Okofia, Otolo. The Library at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi has a total collection of over 9,265 volumes of books and about 8, 742 international journal titles and 686 local journal titles. The Library at the College of Health Sciences, Okofia, Otolo has about 3,187 volumes of books. The Pharmaceutical Sciences Library is located at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agulu. It has about 1,709 volumes of books and over 832 journal titles. The Law Library is located at the Faculty of Law, Awka Campus. It is fully stocked with law reports, law reviews, judgments of Supreme Court of Nigeria, textbooks and high profile journals.

Our Vision

To be a world class knowledge hub driving access to information in support of teaching, learning and cutting edge research while promoting discipline, self-reliance and excellence.

Our Mission

To build knowledge society through unfettered access to information. To expand the frontiers of knowledge through the provision of information services and high quality facilities in a welcoming environment in order to meet the information needs of the University community.