UNILAG Notice on Use of Online Library Resources & Services

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Notice to all Students on Use of the Online Library Resources and Services.

The University of Lagos Library is dedicated to supporting students and faculty in the e-learning environment.


Available below are directions on how to access UNILAG Library resources and services:

Printing Textbooks:

Log in to http://librarydb.unilag.edu.ng/newgenlibctxt/Home?Id=1 to search for textbooks.

If you are unable to log in to the link above, kindly contact the Reference Librarian through the Chat-a-Librarian live chat service on the phone number: 09063969206 or send email to: [email protected]

The library can scan and send by email, a PDF copy of articles and pages of textbooks (up to 20% of a book) that are available in print format. Kindly email your request to: [email protected]

E-Resources: Access to utilize the library electronic databases is available at https://library.unilag.edu.ng/search/e-resources/scholarly-databases

Electronic Reference Service: Provision of this service include e-mail reference service, interactive reference service using chat technology and links to Ask Librarian. For more information go to: https://library.unilag.edu.ng/help/ask-a-librarian

Research and Reference Help: Please note that most research and reference services are only provided remotely. The UNILAG library offers one-on-one research and reference help through:

  • Chat-a-Librarian live chat
  • Email
  • Zoom virtual meetings

To schedule a zoom virtual meeting, kindly contact the Reference Librarian on the phone number 09063969206 or email: [email protected]

Chat-a-Librarian Service: The library offers help through the Chat-a-Librarian service where students have access to librarians’ help real time through a virtual chat 9am – 6pm from Mondays to Fridays (with an exception to holidays). The turnaround time for response to any enquiry is 4 hours.

The service is available on https://library.unilag.edu.ng/library-news/item/28-whatsapp-a-librarian

Library Services for Students with Disabilities: The library provides the following support services for students with disabilities:

Appointment for in-depth assistance (Virtual reference services)

Transcription and conversion of print resources to accessible format

Provision of assistive technologies and technical requirements

For more information visit https://library.unilag.edu.ng and email the UNILAG Library at [email protected] for further enquiry.