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A gateway to available learning and information resources through a single platform.



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ISBN issued in Nigeria can be verified here.


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Our Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is a tools for public especially the Librarian for the use of copy catalog. Access Our OPAC


National Repository of Nigeria (NRN)

The Apex Repository of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with objectives to preserve in electronic format the intellectual and cultural resources of Nigeria for posterity.

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From The National Librarian's Desk

As Nigeria's National Library, we are committed to the collection of all published materials in Nigeria as well as materials published by Nigerians anywhere in the world and about Nigeria, making same available to readers both in physical/hard copies in our branches and in digital formats through the national virtual library.

Latest News

Monday, July 22, 2024 / 06:17 PM

Prof. Anunobi Flags Off the Media and Information Literacy Club

The National Librarian, Professor Chinwe Veronica Anunobi in a bid to promote, media and information Literacy among young professionals, flagged off a one-day workshop for young professionals in th...

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Sunday, July 21, 2024 / 04:10 PM

National Librarian Presents Map of Nigerian Languages

The National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Chinwe Anunobi has officially presented the Map of Nigerian Languages to the Honourable Minister of Educ...

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Sunday, July 21, 2024 / 05:41 AM

Project Your Profession Wherever you Are - Prof. Anunobi

The National Librarian/CEO, Prof. Chinwe Anunobi has urged Librarians to project their profession wherever they find themselves stating that libraries are central as far as education is concerned....

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