Library serves as the academic nerve centre of the College. It is responsible for the acquisition and
processing of all the books, journals, e-books, e-journals, databases to meet
the information needs of staff and students of the college community.
Library and various School Libraries have a combined seating capacity for 1,740
readers. The Libraries are located as follows:
of Arts, Printing & Design
of Technical Education
of Environmental Studies
of Agricultural Technology, Epe
of Management and Business Studies
The main Library
is made up of 6 (Six) Departments namely:
Polytechnic Librarian’s Office which is the Administrative centre of the Library
coordinating the Library activities within and outside the College.
& Communication Technology
Research and Documents.
THE POLYTECHNIC LIBRARIAN’S OFFICE
the administrative centre of the Library, where all Library activities and
operations are directed and coordinated. All Library communications with the
College Management and the public pass through the desk of the Polytechnic
READER’S SERVICES DEPARTMENT
the public relations unit of the Library, the responsibilities and duties of
the department include, registration of all eligible Library patrons (students
and staff), in the College community; charging and discharging of Library
books; shelving and shelf reading; keeping and maintenance of all reference and
audio-visual materials and making them available to Library users as well as
keeping statistical records of Patrons and book consulted.
TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
the department responsible for the acquisition, cataloguing and classification
of the books in the library. The Department also undertakes repairs of all
defective library books and journals and contributes to the National Union
catalogue of Nigeria. It is further responsible for generating computer work
sheets for the ICT Department. Production,
filling and maintenance of the Library catalogue cards are undertaken by the
department is in charge of sourcing, acquiring and processing of both print and
electronic Journals. The College Library with the approval of the College
Management subscribed to the EBSCOHOST database (ebscohost.co,) which enhances
access to current subjects related E-journals.
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
department is in charge of computerization of Library operations. This
department is responsible for managing all the computers on Local Area Network
in the Library. The department uses the Lib-Plus Library Software Package to
carry out its functions. The department oversees the Computer Laboratory
(E-Resource Centre) equipped with fifty (50) flat screen desktop computer
system being used by staff and students for lecture and research.
ARCHIVES, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTS DEPARTMENT
department serves as the College archives by virtue of its collections. The
unit acquires, preserves and makes rare documents available and accessible to
users; assists in the research works of staff and students. It keeps Gazettes, Editorials, Legal
documents, Building plans Convocation Speeches, Lectures, Seminar Papers, Past
Question Papers etc for reference purposes.