The AIU library staffs led by the University librarian are committed to serving you at all time to the use of the available information resources. Technical Services (Information processing) These include Acquisition, Cataloging and classification services.
This service is responsible for acquiring information materials through purchase, exchange and gift methods
Cataloging and Classification:
The cataloging and classification sections are charged with the responsibility of organizing the entire library collection to facilitate easy location and quick retrieval of information. The library uses the Library of Congress (LC) Classification Scheme.
- These involves interacting directly with the users, through enabling access to the collection via Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC), Readers services, Circulation services, Reference and Referral services, Reprographic services, Current Awareness Services, Binding services, Inter-library the Circulation Services
- The circulation desk is charged with the responsibility of charging and discharging library information materials. Services and Audio-Visual services.
Reference and referral:
The reference services are provided to assist users to access the information or sources which contain information of interest to them, the library is rich with authoritative, up-to-date reference materials
This service is offered for users who need to make photocopies from reference books, reserve books and journal articles by booking with the circulation desk.
All new materials to the library are displayed for one week and all community members notified via email.
The library does spiral binding in the evenings and is able to connect clients with external permanent binders.
The information materials not available can be obtained from other libraries through inter-library loan service.
The library houses several audio-visual equipment and information materials on different subjects of study, they are used within the library only.