Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Objectives and Services of the National Library of Nigeria

Objectives
To provide for the nation a source of intellectual support and stimulus for advancement in all fields of human endeavour, particularly in academic, social, cultural, scientific and technological enterprise.

To provide comprehensive and rich collection for reference and research in all fields within and beyond the nations physical boundaries, and

 To ensure for the nation a place in the community of nations which depend on knowledge and original ideas for survival.

Services


Legal Deposits
Bibliographic Control Services
Court Subpoena and Summons
Issuance of ISBN, ISSN, ISMN
Production of National Bibliography of Nigeria (NBN)
To Establish and maintain a Branch of the National Library of Nigeria in each state
Readership Promotion Campaign (RPC)
Book Gifts and Exchanges
Virtual Library Services – ICT, Content Development, Internet Services
Provision of Reference and Document Delivery Services
Publication of Catalogues, Classification tools, indexes and Seminar Research Aids
Maintenance of Cataloguing Standards
E-Resources – i.e EBSCO
Promotion of Research in the field of Library and Information Science
Library Development, Consultancy and Technical Services
Exhibitions and Displays
To Develop, Maintain and sustain the ONLINE NATIONAL UNION CATALOGUE (ONUC) and ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS CATALOGUE (OPAC)

http://www.nln.gov.ng/about-pages?pgid=Objectives

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