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Olubukola Olatise

Library Makerspace

The Makerspace is located on the first floor of the university library. The space is designed for interactive learning with several elements that encourage collaborative

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Olubukola Olatise

Introducing Tablet Loan Service

The University Library is pleased to announce that the Vice Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe has deployed 500 Tablets to the University Library to enhance access

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Frequently Asked Questions

Students and staff of the University of Lagos can gain access with the university identification cards. However, the ID card does not serve as borrower’s card. Non-members of the university can gain access on presentation of a letter of introduction and valid identification card from their institution or employer. An admittance card would be issued following registration and payment of a required fee at the Main Library Circulation Desk.

Use the Traditional Card catalogue or the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC). Each contains materials held by the Library. If you cannot find what you need in the catalogue, please seek assistance at the Circulation Desk.

Seek assistance at the Circulation Desk or from library personnel in the reading areas if you have difficulties locating a book on the shelf.

You may seek assistance of the Reference Librarian if the book you need is unavailable in the library. The library may request to borrow a copy of the item from another library via its Inter-Library Loan Service or purchase it.

Library Hours

Notice: The Library is now opened for in-person visit. 


8:00a.m - 10:00p.m

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Latest Collections

Foundations of Modern Physics

Foundations of Modern Physics Steven Weinberg Cambridge University Press; August 31, 2021 – Physics – 250 pages Description Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg explains the foundations

The History of Islam in Africa

The History of Islam in Africa Edited by Nehemia Levtzion and Randall L. Pouwels Ohio University Press, March 31, 2000 – Islamic Studies – 604


The library is dedicated to supporting students and faculty during this time. To ensure the health and safety of staff and patrons alike, there are restrictions to in-person library service provision.