University Library

 

BRIEF HISTORY

The Library of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola was established along with the institution in 1981.  It did not inherit any material from any quarters.  It started with its own materials. The library was operating in a temporary building until 3rd October 1990 when it moved to the present building. The new library complex was named after President Ibrahim Babangida and commissioned by Mr. President himself on 3rd October 1990.  It is a one-storey building with two main reading halls, 9 offices including a workroom and PG. Reading room located on both the ground and first floors.

The main reading areas were designed for an optimum capacity of 750 reader spaces and book stock of 50,000 volumes.  Presently, it has a stock of 30,173 volumes of books and over 5,585 titles of journals.  The books are arranged on the shelves according to the Library of Congress Classification Scheme.

Opening Hours:

Semester Period:

Monday - Saturday                  -           8.00am – 10.00pm

Sunday                                      -           5.00pm – 10.00pm

Public Holidays                         -           closed

Vacation Period:

Monday – Saturday                 -           8.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday and Public Holidays    -           Closed

Membership

The use of the library is normally restricted to registered users only.  Eligibility for registration as a library user is open to all persons in the following categories:

i)         Full-time and part-time senior teaching and research staff of the university.

ii)         Members of the University Council.

iii)        Registered full-time and part-time Postgraduate, Undergraduates and   non-graduate students of the University.

iv)      University employees other than those mentioned above.

v)        Non-members of the University, who are permitted to use the library, by the University Librarian.

 

 Academic Librarians:

S/No.

Name

Qualification

Rank/Status

Specialization

Remark

1.

 

Dr. Tukur Abba

BLS, MLS PhD.(Unimaid)

Librarian I

Ag UL

Information

Science

Ag Head, Media/Online Cyber Cafe

2.

 

Prof. Benki S.H. Womboh

B.LS (ABU) DIP P.S. Mgt. London, MLS (ABU) PhD (ABU)

 

Professor of Library & Information Science

Library and Information Sciences; Info. Tech.

Head, Technical Division

3.

Babangida Babayi

BLS, MLS (Unimaid)

Asst Librarian

Library Science

-

4.

Dauda Joshua

BLS, MLS

Asst Librarian

Library Science

On Study Fellowship

5.

Suleiman Idris

BLS

Graduate Librarian

Library Science

On Study Fellowship

6.

Moses C. Ijantiku

BLS

Graduate Librarian

Library Science

Head, Serials Division

7.

Murtala Ibrahim

BLS

Graduate Librarian

Library Science

-

8.

 

Mal. B. Y. Dahiru

BLS, MLS (Unimaid)

Librarian I

Library Science

On Leave of absence

Note:

            The Library operates academic staff system whereby, only those with second class (Hons) degree and above are employed as librarians.  The rest of the degree holders come in as Library Officers (non-academic)

Office of the University Librarian

The University Librarian is responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day to day running of the University Library System This includes the main I.B. Library and the faculty/departmental libraries.  He formulates library policies, and programmes, prepares the library budget and manages the Library’s financial and human resources effectively.

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librarian@mautech.edu.ng

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