The Federal University of Lafia was established by the Federal Government of Nigeria on the 9th of February, 2011. The University took off in the 2011/2012 session along with the Library as part of the academic structure from the take off-site. The Library has its functions and structural organization put in place to enable it achieve its Vision and Mission in line with operational rules governing every Nigeria University. The University Library Complex was named after the first Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Lafia, Prof. Ekanem Ikpi Braid in 2019.
The FULafia Library a strong repository of relevant and up-to-date print and electronic resources with services befitting top class University library readily made available to users. All students and staff have access to trusted, quality library resources online, including journals, ebooks, and other academic resources to support academic studies.
Build and maintain the Library’s collection.
Catalogue and classify information resources
Provides assistance to library users for effective, efficient and easier access and retrieval of library information resources.
Provides and maintain access to electronic information resources.
Provides assistance to users in the location and retrieval of information relevant to their information needs.
Responsible for all functions related to obtaining and making serials (e.g. journals, newspapers, etc.) available in the Library.
The following categories of users shall be admitted into the library:
>> Registered students
>> Registered staff of the University
>> Authorized persons
>> Users under interlibrary cooperation
08:00 AM-06:00 PM
09:00 AM-02:00 PM
“I would like to give my heartfelt gratitude to the library for providing such a wonderful service along with a magnificent collection of relevant materials. The first time I borrowed from the library, the staff helped me select the right book.”
“I am really satisfied with the services provided by the library staff. They are really helpful. The library provides good access to e-books, online journals and video tutorials, especially in accounting subjects.”
“FULafia Library is my second home. I have built great relationships with the librarians. I have found them to be incredibly friendly and helpful as I am working on getting my degree. They have helped me a lot in many ways.”