University Library


Welcome to Albert Ilemobade Library, FUTA

University Librarian’s Address

It is my pleasure to welcome you to The Albert Ilemobade Library. The Library is well equipped to provide value-added service. The friendly staff are always at hand to support your information needs. Print, audio-visual and electronic resources are available to support learning, research and scholarship. Do avail yourself of our wide variety of human and material resources.

About Albert Ilemobade Library

The University Library, Federal University of Technology was established in 1982. In her over 30 decades of service to the university community and her environs; the Library has grown in size, scope of operation and social responsibility.

The University Library started off in the Old Library Complex located at Oba Kekere (Mini campus), by April 2006, it moved to its permanent ultra-modern building which covers a floor space area of 1,614.74sq.m and can sit 2,500 readers at a time. The building is a two storey building of imposing size designed to accommodate the variety of resources, facilities and services the Library has to offer to her user community.

The University Library, under the able leadership of the University Librarian, Dr. R. A. Awoyemi, has continued to fulfill its mandate of delivering effective service in the areas of supporting teaching, learning, research and scholarship. Endowed with a team of qualified professional, support and technical staff and state-of-the-art facilities, the University Library continues to provide excellent, resourceful and user-oriented services to her user community.


To be a world class University Library and centre of excellence in providing intellectual resources in all formats especially electronic databases that will support teaching, research and service delivery.


To build up intellectual resources in all formats that will support technological drive of the University by providing conducive environment for research, teaching and learning that will encourage development of products that are technologically oriented and self-reliant.