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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.

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Monday, September 19, 2022 / 05:57 PM

Knowledge Empowers, Essential For Human Development - Hon. Nanah Opiah

The Honourable Minister of State for Education, Rt. Hon. Goodluck Nanah Opiah has stated that knowledge empowers and is very essential for human development. The Honourable Minister stated this dur...

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Monday, September 19, 2022 / 04:30 PM

Education Minster, National Librarian Makes A Case For Literacy In Indigenous Language

The Honourable Minister of State for Education, Rt. Hon. Goodluck Nana Opiah has called for concerted efforts by all citizens to improve the literacy rate in the Country. The Honourable M...

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Wednesday, September 07, 2022 / 05:28 PM

National Library Organises Capacity Development Training For Hobs

The National Library of Nigeria recently organised an intensive capacity development training for all Heads of Branches of the National Library. The five days programme which was held at ...

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