This involves selecting and acquiring of selected materials for University of Ilorin library in all formats including digital items and maintaining the necessary records related to acquisitions.

The collection development policy of the University is paramount in determining the relevance and quality of material to be acquired.

Technical Services

Cataloguing and Classification

This involves the process of creating and maintaining bibliographic and authority records of books, serials, recordings (audio and Video), cartographic materials which are the properties of the University of Ilorin Library.

We adopted an electronic mode of catalog leveraging on Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC).

Technical Service


This section is classified under the Readers Services Division. It processes the registeration of new Library users, charge and discharging of books out to users.

Circulation staff also prepare library bills for damaged, long overdue, or lost materials. They are often responsible for shelving new and returned materials as they frequently provide lost and found service.

Readers' Services


This section directly assists students and staff to use the computer facilities to access the Internet; provides wireless Internet services and provides access to the subscribed and free databases of the Library for their research. The section develops and implements training programmes for students and staff on the search for qualitative academic e-journals and e-books from the e-library


Media Production

This section is saddled with the responsibility of providing a wide range of recordings and production services to the University staff and students, and maintaining audio-visual equipment in all multimedia sections of the Main Library, E-Library and College of Health Sciences Library.

Electronic Services


Bindery is a specialized service focused on general book binding for the Library, cutting of the catalogue cards lamination of papers and documents like certificates and identity cards for the individuals within the university community and beyond, among a host of other services to the University of Ilorin community.

Readers' Services