The Library is the most important organ in any citadel of learning. It serves as a support, not only to teaching, but also to research and developmental activities. The academic health, intellectual vitality and effectiveness of any institution depend largely upon the state of health and excellence of its library. Library is the engine room and the power house where information is collected, stored, processed and retrieved for usage. A visit to the library is a journey to discovery. The Library in Ajayi Crowther University Library is known as T.Y. Danjuma Library. It was constructed and donated by Rtd. Gen. Theophilus. Y. Danjuma in the year 2010. Read More
The library subscribed to general and specialized electronic databases. Users can access and download electronic information resources from these databases locally and remotely. The library subscribed to EBSCOhost, AGORA, ARDI, GOALI, HINARI, OARE, TEEAL, etc
Staff of the Circulation and Reference section of the library renders assistance to users in searching for literature sources. They are assisted in browsing the shelves and packaging of information from the sources located
The service involves lending of books to library users. Users can renew borrowed books if they so desire, otherwise, borrowed books are expected to be returned at the expiration of the loan period. Journals and Reference materials are not conventionally given out on loan. They are supposed to be used in the library
The Service is available to users, so as to preserve library materials particularly those not given out on loan. Users can make copies of needed pages from books, journals and reference materials from the library shelves. This service is rendered at cost.
AGORA: Agriculture, fisheries, food, nutrition, veterinary science, and related subjects etc, with a collection of up to 15,500 journals and 48,000 e-books.
ARDI: Engineering, Astronomy, Computer applications to Medicine, Physics and Aeronautics, with access to over 30,000 journals, books, and reference works
GOALI: Constitutional Law, Medical Law and Land use and Property
HINARI: Medicine, nursing, and related health and social Sciences etc with Up to 16,000 journals, up to
OARE: Geology and Earth Science, Climatology, Climate Change, Oceanography, Environmental Law, Policy and Planning etc with collections of up to 11,500 scientific journals and 27,000 e-books
Ebscohost provides valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals on all discipline.
Academic databases on Ebscohost:
The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library – TEEAL is a digital library of research in the agricultural and over 10 related sciences. The database has over 475 journals with over 599,000 full-text research articles from the Gates Foundation; AGRA; ATA and Oxfam International
TEEAL covers the following subject areas:
Click here to access TEEAL
The hours of opening is determined by the academic calendar and the needs of staff and students. Generally, the hours of opening are:
8.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m.
10.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.
5.00 p.m – 10.00 p.m.