Technical Service

National library of Nigeria

Technical Service

Collections

The Department comprises of four Divisions namely:

  • Selection and acquisition
  • Cataloguing and Classification
  • Gifts and Exchanges
  • Preservation and Conservation

The department is responsible for the following:

  • Preparation and maintenance of appropriate selection and acquisition policy for the National Library of Nigeria
  • Centralized acquisition of materials through purchase, gifts and exchange
  • Identify possible sources of books and other gifts for the national Library of Nigeria
  • Stock editing and identification of gaps
  • Cataloguing, classification and processing of non-Nigerian materials for state branches
  • Acquisition and processing of non book materials
  • Distribution of book gifts from foreign agencies such as Book aid International and USIS to schools, Public and academic libraries throughout the federation
  • Soliciting for book aid from Overseas on behalf of the national library of Nigeria
  • Partner with national and international agencies in the exchange of their intellectual works
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