University Library Catalogue
The university library information resources is classified and shelved using the Library of Congress (LOC) classification scheme. The resources will be catalogued using the internationally recognized conventions such as Anglo American Cataloguing Rules. The processed bibliographic data is presented in two formats, printed catalogue cards and automated On Line Public Access Catalogue [OPAC].
The catalogue is available for concurrent use by several users of the library.Catalogue Cards The catalogue cards are stored in a catalogue cabinet with dimensions and structure that allow quick and easy access by most users including the physically challenged users. The cabinet drawers are conspicuously labeled in alphabetical order.
Online Public Access Catalogue
The automated catalogue are though computers for easy access and retrieval of information. The computers access points are situated next to the catalogue cabinets to provide users with options of using either formats to access the library collection. The Online Public Access are available in the campus wide information network.
The university library has opened and maintained requisite subordinate files to provide bibliographic control and access to all library information resources. Such files include authority files, shelf lists and serial holding records. The content of library information resources are made accessible through indexes in printed or computer based formats. The university library catalogue allows for appropriate editing to keep abreast with modern technology, contemporary practices and changing international information.
In order to make the resources more easily accessible and retrievable library resources are organized into various collections.