Welcome to Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, a centre of intense intellectual inquiry that shares with the university, the aspiration to be the most dynamic learning environment in the world. To achieve this the library has within the last one year worked to ensure that our collections remain forward-looking, diverse in breadth, form, and format, and open to browsing and of world class and world –renowned quality.
The Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria is the second oldest University Library in Nigeria. The University Library opened in October 1960 occupying temporarily two tiny rooms in the Faculty of Education building. The University Library started from scratch without inheriting a previously organized collection. It was largely nurtured during its early years by generous donations, notably from the first chancellor of the University the Right Honourable Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, whose donations totally well over 12,000 books, parts of journals and pamphlets on many subjects