Department of Medical Library

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The Medical Library of the hospital provides relevant information through books, journals, electronic and other resource materials. It also provides physical infrastructure for studying in support of academic, capacity building and research activities in the centre. The service units include cataloguing and classification section, technical services and journal/serial section. The staff consists of 3 Medical Librarians, 3 Library Officers, and 4 supporting staff.

Head of Department:
C.N. Ezeri (B.Sc)
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Phone number: 07056790058, 08033482191

Vision
To efficiently provide information to satisfactorily meet the needs of library users.

Services Provided
•    Reference and referral services.
•    Information retrieval, management, storage and dissemination.
•    Book loan services: short and long time depending on the material.
•    Photocopy and binding services
•    Database/HINARI searches
•    Internet services

Sections in the Library are:

  • Reference Section
  • Technical Service Section
  • Digital Library Section
  • Cataloguing & Classification Section
  • Serial Section
  • Circulation Section
  • Reprographic Section

Training  Programme
•    Training of users on how to search the databases and HINARI.
•    Induction courses for newly employed staff

Collaborations

With sister libraries like Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro, Ogun State Library, University Of Ibadan Library, UCH Medical Library

Needs
•    Additional books to meet the needs of the users.
•    Equipment/materials to enhance efficient  functioning of the library
•    Upgrading and re-activation of internet services.
•    Provision of office equipment

5-Year Targets

  • Expansion of the library building.
  • Upgrading/equipping of the digital library.
  • Acquiring more textbooks, journals and reference materials.
  • Additional manpower
  • Update training of library staff.

Contact us

Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta.

Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Idi-Aba

Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

Tel: +(234) 8095948007, 8095947913

Email: info@fmcabeokuta.org

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