About the Department
Department of Library and Information Science was founded in 1968. It is the second Library school in Nigeria and the first to offer the Bachelor of Library Science as its basic professional program. The Bachelor of Library Science (BLS) is a single honor degree program in Library Science. Over 200 PG and 300 UG students enroll each year.
Since its inception, the Department has introduced special courses to train our students become 21st century professional librarians. It also instroduced specialized PG programmes to provide manpower for National, Research, and Academic Libraries in the country. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Library and Information Science was introduced in 2004 and the first PhD. degree was awarded in 2006.