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We have built a conduisive environment for your research and reading pleasure see our State Branches. Also we have build a virtual library service for your comfort. Visit our virtual library services

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Virtual Library Services

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



The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a 13-digit number. It is a unique identifier for books and book-like products published internationally. You can apply here.


ISBN Verification

ISBN issued in Nigeria can be verified here.


Index to Nigeria Newspapers

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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, May 22, 2023 / 03:02 PM

National Librarian Tasks Students on Positive Use of Technology to Boost Learning

The National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, has tasked the newly admitted students into the National Diploma of the Centre ...

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Saturday, April 08, 2023 / 05:07 AM

National Libraries of Nigeria, Bulgaria Partner on Joint Initiatives


  • We have over 10 million resources in our holdings – Prof. Anunobi
  • We have 8 million books, 1,500 original manuscripts – Assoc. Prof. Aleksandrova


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Tuesday, March 14, 2023 / 05:05 PM

Library: A Fulcrum to Quality Education - Prof. Chinwe Anunobi

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Chinwe Anunobi has stated that a good library is the fulcrum of quality education. Prof. Anunobi stated this when she played ho...

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