Library

The Central Library with a seating capacity of about 7,200 users was opened in August 2014 at the permanent site (Main Campus)of the Airport Road. It serves all the staff and students of the faculties of Art, Science, Management and Agriculture that are located there. The old library, called the Mini Campus Library, was established along with the parent organization in 1988. The library serves staff and students of the faculties of Education and Social Sciences. A functional and service-oriented library should be the largest single resource of a university. Its pride of place should be reflected both in its architecture and collection of books and journals. The Library, has the following divisions:

 Dr. Echezona Roseline Ifeoma
(University librarian)

  1. Readers Services
  2. Technical Services
  3. Serials
  4. Collection Development
  5. Special Collection
  6. Digital Library

    Branch Libraries:

Mini Campus

The Law Library

Faculty of Engineering Library

Faculty of Health Sciences

Vet. Library 

Library Holdings

Size of Library Collection: 94,323 Volumes

Volume of books: 78,438

Volume of periodical: 6367

These and Dissertations: 753

      Staff list

S/N NAME OF STAFF RANK/

DESIGNATION

Contact details
1 Dr. Echezona Roseline Ifeoma University librarian ifeoma.echezona@uniabuja.edu.ng
2 Dr. A. A. Bello Head, Mini Campus
3 Dr J. O. Adelusi Head, Reader Services Division
4 Dr. (Mrs) A. J. Egbunu Technical Service Division
5 Dr. (Mrs) Rose L. Mommoh Head, Collection Development
6 Dr. (Mrs.) Funom Blessing Head, Reference / Reserve Unit
7 Dr. Florence Agbese Head, Special Collections
8 Barr. Isa S. Afegbua Head Law Library
9 Dr. Helen Emmanuel Head Digital Library
10 Dr. Isa Sidi Attahir Head Digitization Unit
11 Mrs Hadiza Gomina Head, Serial Unit
12 Mr Jeremiah Apim Head Bindery Unit

ICT Facilities/equipment

The library has constant network with good number of systems for staff and student use.

FEE BASED DATABASES SUBSCRIBED TO BY UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA LIBRARY

Proquest                                              https://search.proquest.com

Ebscohost                                            http;// search.ebscohost.com

Hinari                                                  www.who.int/hinari/en/

Law Pavilion Databases :                Server (20) License

Lexis Nexis                                       Use this link www.nexisuni.com.

Academic Resources  from elibrary USA

  • Academic OneFile with over 50 million academic articles from over 13,000 full-text journals with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses is an online database that indexes, abstracts, and provides full-text access to dissertations and theses. The database includes over 2.4 million records and covers 1637 to the present. It is produced by ProQuest and was formerly known as ProQuest Digital Dissertations.
  • JSTOR is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now also includes books and other primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals.
  • Research In Context: Groups articles by research topic from over 1,200 journals, newspapers and magazines.Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Information Literacy and Online Safety

  • Digital Literacy: Learn about internet-related topics such as social networking, cyberbullying, privacy, research skills and tools, and gaming.
  • Discussion and Debate: Look at controversial issues from all sides with articles from over 1,700 newspapers and magazines.
  • Streaming Video Resources: Kanopystream 125 different documentary videos exploring all aspects of American society and culture.
  • General History In Video: Alexander Street Press collection of over 600 videos and documentaries that capture the American experience.

All interested faculty members and student can have access to variety of information resources by visiting their respective faculty Libraries or the University main library.