Library

The College Library

The library occupies the central place in the college. It exists to provide academic support, thus essential to teaching, learning and research. The library has operated alongside the college since 1974, and has collected learning and human resources in support of the mandate of the college. Presently it has 22,000 physical books, more than 1,300 journal titles, 5,000 e-books and journals in our customized server. Some 3 million eBooks, articles and audio-visuals are also available in the E- library. The E-library contains more than 170 workstations, where users can surf the internet and perform other tasks. Among others. It is also a Computer Based Test centre for major external examination bodies. Forty-six (46) staff are on duty daily on two shifts to ensure full utilization of the library.

Our Mission

A broad philosophical statement of the purpose of the Library specifies the fundamental reason for its existence. The Library mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of research, teaching and learning needs of the college.

Our Vision

The Library’s Vision is to enable staff and students at College of Education, Okeneto engage optimally with the ever-changing information environment in order to succeed in their research, teaching and learning goals.

Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday – 8.00a.m.-9.30p.m.

Friday – 8.00a.m.-9.00p.m.

Saturday – 8.00a.m.-2.00p.m.

The Library is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

To achieve this mission, the Library is committed to:

  • Understand the research, teaching and learning needs of its users;
  • Build collections and create the Tools to support research, teaching and learning;
  • Provide access to and promote the discovery and use of local and external information resources;
  • Ensure the preservation and long lasting availability of library resources;
  • Advance local, national and international Library and information initiative;
  • Create hospitable, physical and virtual environment for study teaching and research; and
  • Develop, encourage and sustain expert skills, commitment and innovative among its staff

Library Rules and Regulations

  • Only registered users are allowed to use the library resources.
  • Registered users are issued library cards in order to have access into the library.
  • Users must show all the items they are carrying to the officer at the exit.
  • Silence must be maintained in the library. Fighting, shouting and singing are not allowed.
  • Smoking, eating or drinking it not permitted in the library.
  • Briefcase and other valuable items are to be deposited at owner’s risk in the places provided by the library.
  • Wilful damage of library material should be avoided. Such material may be replaced by the offender, who may also be suspended from using the library.
  • Users are not allowed to use naked light in the library.
  • Any material leaving the library must be properly checked out.
  • Books in the References, Serials or Reserve Units are not to be removed from the library.
  • Penalties will be charged for overdue books.
  • Returned books must be delivered at the loan desk.
  • It is an offence to keep material beyond the dates specified for return. The library imposes fines for overdue materials.
  • 14 All consulted books must be left on the reading tables.

The College Library Fact Sheet

As at 2019, the profile of the Library is as follows

S/N

 

ITEM

NUMBER

1.        

Seating Capacity

669

2.        

Staff

46

3.        

Books (print)

22,851

4.        

Journal titles (print)

1,346

5.        

E-Library

Some 3,000,000 e-resources comprising books, journals, articles, web links and audio-visuals

6.        

Customized Server

5,000 eBooks and journal articles

The Librarians

  • E-Library (Head: Mr. Kehinde Bayode)

Some 3,000,000 e-resources comprising of books journals, articles, web links and audio-visuals in the e-library, in addition to about 5,000 resources in local server. More than 270 workstations are deployed for users.

  • Lending (Circulation) Section (Head. Mrs Cara Ohanado)

More than 25.000 books for lending or consultation

  • Serials Section (Head Mr Andrew Anyanyi)

Over 1,300 print journal titles to cater for the research needs of staff and students. In addition, four (4) newspaper titles are available daily for information and relaxation needs of users.

  • Reference Section (Head: Mrs Agunsoye)

Some 3,000 assorted reference materials are available for ready reference and other needs of users.

USMAN MAHMUD NEFENE

COLLEGE LIBRARIANMLS, PGDE, BLS

HAJ. R. O. OKOMANYI

DEPUTY COLLEGE LIBRARIANMLS,BLS,NCE

College Library Academic Staff

MRS. CLARA CHIBUZOR OHANADO

HEAD OF CIRCULATION UNITMLS, BLS

MR. JOHN ANATE

HEAD, TECHNICAL UNITBLS

MRS. AGUNSOYE FLORENCE BOSEDE

HEAD, REFERENCE UNITMLS,BLS

MR. ENESI ANDREW ANYOYI

HEAD, SERIALS UNITB.ED

MR. KEHINDE BAYODE

HEAD, E-LIBRARYM.TECH, B.TECH

MRS. HASSANA OZAVIZE IBRAHIM

REFERENCE UNITMIM, BLS, PGDE

MRS. FATIMAH ABEDO UMAR

HEAD, READER SERVICESMLS,BLS

MRS. AYISHAT IBRAHIM

SERIAL UNITBSC, DIPLOMA

MR. FRIDAY PIUS IPEMIDA

E-LIBRARYBLS, NCE

SHEHU HANIFAH IMAM

E-LIBRARYB.TECH, PGDE

MR. YUNUSA HUSSEINI

REFERENCE UNITB.SC

ABDULKADIR SHERIFAT

SERIAL UNITBLS, NCE

MRS. MUSILI ADEKU

TECHNICAL UNITBLS

ABDULRAHMAN MOHAMMED JIBRIN

E-LIBRARYBTECH

College Library Non-Academic Staff

MR. ZUBAIR ABUBAKAR

TECHNICAL UNITBLS, NCE

MR. ADEIZA SAMUEL

REFERENCE UNITBLS, DIPLOMA

MR. ABU HASSAN O

HEAD, ACQUISITION UNITBLS, DIPLOMA

MR. MUSA SANI O. YUSUF

SERIAL UNITBLS, DIPLOMA

MR. AUDU ALFA JOHN

CIRCULATION UNITBLS, DIPLOMA

MR. IDRIS IMAM TUNDE AMINU

TECHNICAL UNITHND, ND

MR. FRANCIS MALIKI ANATE

TECHNICAL UNITBLS

MR. AMINU MUHAMMED ITOPA

SERIAL UNITBLS

MR. ALIU OCHU LAMIDI

BINDING UNITBLS,NCE
CIRCULATION UNIT

UTHMAN MARIAM OMBOLANLE

ACQUISITION UNITHND

To achieve this mission, the Library is committed to:

  • Understand the research, teaching and learning needs of its users;
  • Build collections and create the Tools to support research, teaching and learning;
  • Provide access to and promote the discovery and use of local and external information resources;
  • Ensure the preservation and long lasting availability of library resources;
  • Advance local, national and international Library and information initiative;
  • Create hospitable, physical and virtual environment for study teaching and research; and
  • Develop, encourage and sustain expert skills, commitment and innovative among its staff