Subscription to Scopus Database


We wish to inform members of the University community that University of Nigeria Nsukka has just been subscribed to SCOPUS, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

On the platform, you can have access to the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. It also has smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

All you need to do is simply sign up with your UNN email address, following these easy steps:

Enter on your browser address bar
At the Scopus page that opens, click on “Register” at the top menu bar
Complete the small form that appears and follow the instructions.

You are through! Welcome to the world of Research.

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Open Access Week, University of Nigeria Nsukka

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You are invited to the first-o its-kind ‘Open Access Week’ to be held in University of Nigeria, Nsukka on 24th October, 2017. The Theme of the event is “Open in Order to Increase Visibility in Teaching and Research”. The event is being organised by a group of Open Access Advocates in UNN to mark the International Open Access Week which is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. The event is celebrated by individuals, institutions and organizations across the world.

Event  Breakdown

Date: Tuesday 24th October, 2017

Venue: MTN Digital Library, Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, UNN

Time: 9:00am- 9:30am -Radio Call-in Programme at Lion FM

11:00am – 1:00pm  – Workshop at MTN Digital Library

Please Note: 

* The official hashtag of Open Access Week is #OAweek.

* The UNN Open Access Week event hashtag is: #OAweekUNN
* You are invited to use the hashtag #OpenInOrderTo to start an online conversation about the benefits of an open system of communicating scholarship.

*UNN Open_Con Satellite event comes up in November (Details to be announced during OA Week event)

To register for the event, click here to  fill the short online form

*Attendance is not restricted to the number of online registrants.

To learn more about the UNN Open Access Group, visit our blog:

Official Launching of Books Donation by Chief Mike Olorunfemi


The Pro Chancellor of University of Nigeria Nsukka – Chief Mike Olorunfemi,  has donated 3050 books to Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. These books cut across many disciplines. On 11th July, 2017, the Pro Chancellor came with his team to officially present the books to the University and the Library in particular. In his words, he stated that the books were donated from his foundation called “Michael Olorunfemi Foundation”. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba welcomed him to the library and commended his efforts. Prof. Ozumba furthered his statement by noting that University of Nigeria is the first to get the highest number of donated books from the foundation. He added that UNN is priviledged to be the best beneficiary of Mike Olorunfemi Foundation. See more pictures below.




Official Books Donation by UNN Pro-Chancellor


Today, 11th July, 2017, the Pro Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, officially visited the library to officially donate 3050 books from his Foundation. The Pro-Chancellor was accompanied by the Vice chancellor – Professor Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, the Deputy Vice chancellors , Council members and other Principal Officers. The University Librarian – Professor Chinwe Nwogo Ezeani, appreciated the kind gesture of the Pro-Chancellor warmly welcomed him to the great citadel of learning resource centre.

Pro- Chancellor donates books to the Library

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The Pro Chancellor, Mr. Mike Olorunfumi, has recently donated a total of three thousand and fifty (3,050) books to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Library. These are very valuable books in various subject areas. These books are being processed for addition into the library stock. The University Librarian, the management and members of staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe Library are deeply appreciative of this gesture. View Pictures below.


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[Prof. C. N. Ezeani]donated books




The Library Management wishes to invite all staff, students and researchers, to visit the newly upgraded Institutional Repository of the University, herewith referred to as UNNSPACE. The Repository has been upgraded from 3.0 to 6.04, and running on Ubuntu Linux which has also been upgraded from 12.0 to 16.04 LTS.  Right now, University of Nigeria has the latest DSpace-powered Institutional Repository in Nigeria. Thanks to the University Administration for the support in achieving this feat.

The Upgrade enables easy navigation of the repository with relevant statistics and the integration of ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID). These and many more, are obtainable in the newly upgraded UNNSPACE.

Authors are hereby encouraged to visit the UNNSPACE following these steps:

  1. Visit,
  2. Under LIBRARIES, navigate to Institutional Repository

   Alternatively, visit the URL:

NB: Lecturers and PG students are urged to have their publications showcased on UNNSPACE by submitting to:

For enquiries, please contact: , Thanks.


Signed: The University Librarian

Professor C. N. Ezeani