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



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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.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024 / 05:03 PM

National Librarian Calls for Makerspaces in School Libraries

The National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Chinwe Anunobi has called for the provision of Makerspaces in schools libraries in the country.


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Monday, May 27, 2024 / 03:58 PM

Gov. Mohammed of Bauchi State Commends Prof. Anunobi's Passion for Quality Library Service Delivery

The Executive Governor of Bauchi State, His Excellency, Senator (Dr) Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed CON has commended the National Librarian/CEO stating that her passion for quality library services is l...

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Monday, May 27, 2024 / 02:22 PM

Bauchi State Government Partners with the National Library to Promote Education

The Executive Governor of Bauchi State Government, His Excellency Senator (Dr) Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed CON has stated that his administration is out to promote education through the establishment ...

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