University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Nnamdi Azikiwe Library

Digital Services Division

Emmanuel Ihekwoaba,
Phone: +2348059792809

Program Overview

To provide a forum for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge utilizing the gains of ICT revolution. In addition, to offer researchers access to a rich collection of publications emanating from the university and to contributors, the opportunity of publishing in a platform that has wide reach.

Publishing Activities Began: 2015
Location: Nigeria
Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
Stage (1-3): 2 - Early
Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
Program Advisory/Editorial Board: Yes

Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 19
  • Paraprofessional staff: 1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); monographs.

  2019 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Campus-based Faculty-driven Journal
Campus-based Student-driven Journals
Faculty Conference Papers and Proceedings
Journals for External Groups
Student Conference Papers and Proceedings
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2019: New publications from July 2018 to June 2019. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that may be offered in some form as OA, but are also available as a paid version.


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • engineering and technology
  • education
  • humanities and arts
  • management sciences
  • sciences

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace

Additional Services:
  • applying for Cataloging in Publication Data
  • author advisory – other
  • cataloging
  • compiling indexes and/or TOCs
  • digitization
  • training

Additional Information

Plans for Expansion & Future Directions:
We are planning to develop a blogshere where librarians will discuss topical issues affecting Nigeria. We are also planning to introduce Research Data Management Services.
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