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MISSION AND VISION
The College Library is committed to the provision of quality and information resources and services in support of teaching, learning, research and creative work in the College. This is achieved through the liberalization and democratization of access to recorded knowledge in print and electronic formats as well as on the internet.


GOALS OF COLLEGE LIBRARY

These goals, which are tied to the mission of the Library, are to

  • Liberalize and democratize access to recorded knowledge both in print and electronic formats as well as on the internet.
  • Ensure that books find their readers and vice versa. In other words, to provide the right book to the right reader at the right time.
  • Keep the resources up to date and adequate in terms of quantity and quality.
  • Achieve equitable circulation and dissemination of the resources through short term (Books on reserve), long time lending systems, and even special overnight lending.

Support the teaching, learning, creative and research activities of Federal College of Education (Technical) Bichi through the:
Systematic acquisition and organization of books and journals.
Rational distribution of books and journals among the academic programmes on the basis of need. The need to be determined by the population of students per academic programme, vis-à-vis available financial resources.

OBJECTIVES OF THE LIBRARY
i. Provision of adequate materials in support of the learning process; that is for students background reading for essays, term papers and projects.
ii. Provision of relevant materials to meet the requirements of Courses specialist.
iii. Provision of core materials to assist the library user in his/her self-development.
iv. Cooperation with other College Libraries with a view to developing a network of academic library resources, which are at the disposal of all students and teaching staff.

LIBRARY ORGANISATION

The Library is operationally divided into six divisions, namely;
1. Administrative Division
2. Collection Development Division
3. Technical Services Division
4. Readers Services Division
5. Serials Division
6. Online/Media Cyber café Division
The College Library is currently headed by Mrs F.O.Dara. Her mission reads; My mission at Federal College of Education (Technical) Bichi Library is to democratize and liberalize access to recorded knowledge for the benefit of lecturers and students, as well as the entire College community. The aim will be to provide the best library and information resources to the College community so that the objectives of the College will be achieved. For these to be achieved, all must be actively involved.

OPENNING HOURS AND SERVICES

Semester Period
Monday – Saturday 8am-10pm
Sunday 5pm-10pm
Vacation
Monday – Saturday 8am-6pm
Sunday and Public Holidays Closed

 

 

 

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