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About The University Library

The Central Library of the University was opened at the establishment of the Federal University Otuoke in 2012 through a decree of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. With currently over fifty thousand (50,000) volumes of print library collection housed within the Central Library. The Bruce Powell E-Library and Faculty Libraries currently have a sitting capacity of about 1,500. The Central Library is the hub of library services where the Technical Services (Acquisition, Cataloguing and Classification), the Reading Halls – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Science and Technology; Reference and Serial Collection, Theses and Dissertation, and University and Government Documents. The building also houses the Library Bindery and University Bookshop. The Bruce Powell building is designated for the electronic library. This building houses the library management System (Koha LMS), e-Granary E-resource, and Information Literacy Laboratory with 100 computer workstations with over 50 Databases (Subscribed and OA) can be accessed. The Information Literacy Lab is a multimedia facility with equipment and software solutions for interdisciplinary study and research. All faculty libraries have a minimum sitting capacity of 50 library users with internet connectivity and access to university wide e-resources. The Central Library, Bruce Powell e-Library and all faculty libraries are connected through a Local Area Network making the Federal University Otuoke Library an Integrated Information Network.

Vision Statement

An innovative and responsive library and information centre recognised as vital to study, research and archiving knowledge for intellectual development

Mission Statement

To empower the University Community to discover, explore, and network with the global information landscape