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



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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

Friday, September 22, 2023 / 09:09 AM

National Librarian Pays Courtesy Visit to FRSC

The National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer Prof. Chinwe Anunobi accompanied by some Directors paid a courtesy call on Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps in Abuja, to seek for a...

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Thursday, August 10, 2023 / 04:17 PM

National Librarian Pays Courtesy Call on the Clerk to National Assembly

  1. The National Librarian, Prof. Chinwe Anunobi, led some Directors from the National Library of Nigeria to a courtesy call on the Clerk to the National Assembly, Sani Magaji Tambuwal to thank ...

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Wednesday, July 05, 2023 / 02:22 PM

Shehu Sani Eulogises Nigerian Authors

A renowned social activist and book crusader, Senator Shehu Sani has commended the efforts of Nigerian authors for keeping education alive and making Nigeria known in the world of literacy.

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