The Library presently has four (4) sections as follows:

Collection Management

The Collection management section is responsible for the following functions of the library:

  • Purchase of library books/materials.
  • Subscription to print/electronic journals.
  • Cataloguing and classification of library books/materials.
  • Indexing and Abstracting.
  • Binding services (weak/loose books/materials and back issues of serials/newspapers).
  • Stock management (stock evaluation, weeding etc).


Book Lending and Customer Service

The Book lending and customer service section is responsible for the following:

  • Circulation of books/materials.
  • Shelf management.
  • Registration of new library users.
  • Front-line services.
  • User-education programmes (orientation and training).
  • Enforcement of library rules and regulations.
  • Management of quick service collections (reserve books/materials).


 Reference and Research Service

The Reference and research service section is responsible for the following library functions:

  • Provision of personal assistance to library patrons in the use of the library.
  • Assisting library patrons to search for information both within and outside the library.
  • Management of reference collections.
  • Special Reference Services:
  • Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI).
  • Current Awareness Service (CAS).
  • Question and Answer Service (QAS).
  • Library research and evaluation activities.
  • Operation of inter-library loan services.
  • Referral Services.
  • Research and publishing services


Electronic Support Service

The Electronic support service section is for the following library functions:

  • Management of integrated library management system (Librarysoft).
  • Management of computing facilities in the library namely; computers, photocopiers, telephone, Local Area Network and internet.
  • Maintenance of the Open Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).
  • Management of electronic information resources namely; CD-ROMs, audio visual materials.
  • Operation of internet/photocopy services.
  • Registration and monitoring the use of on-line databases.
  • Management of the MUCG Institutional Repository.