Legal Deposit

National library of Nigeria

Legal Deposit

Legal Deposit

The department comprises of four divisions namely:

  • Legal deposit
  • National bibliography of Nigeria
  • Online union catalogue
  • Receipt and documentation

Its core functions include:

  • To collect legal deposit material (print and non-print), material from private/commercial, Federal and state government agencies
  • The receipt and documentation of all serials, monographs, newspapers, private/commercial, Federal and State government publications
  • Compilation and production of National Bibliography of Nigeria (NBN)
  • Developing, maintaining and management of online national union catalogue (ONUC) Database
  • Organizing sensitization workshops for publishers/authors and printers to ensure compliance
  • Marketing and distributing the national Bibliography of Nigeria (NBN)
  • Compilation of National Library of Nigeria subject authority files
  • Maintenance of legal deposit catalogue obligation by publishers
  • To ensure the compliance of legal deposit obligations by publishers

Meet our awesome team!

PLOT 274 SANUSI HOUSE,
CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT ABUJA.
+(234) 09.234.6773
Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
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