The Main Library


The BIU library occupies a three (3) storey circular building situated opposite the central Administration building.

The library is fully air-conditioned with the first floor fully rugged wall to wall to enhance maximum comfort for serious academic and research activities.

Our Library has a usable floor area of 156 square meters which can serve 2,432 students in a seating capacity of 300 persons. The library serves as the hub round which the academic activities revolve. The books acquired and shelved in the library cover virtually all the courses offered at both undergraduate and post graduate levels in the university. In addition to textbooks, the library has an assemblage of publications from the World Bank, the federal and states governments of Nigeria.

The library has a stock of over 42,014 volumes of text books and reference books. It subscribes to about three hundred and seventeen (317) – current journal titles with two hundred and four (204) foreign titles and One hundred and thirteen (113) local titles. There are also back files of journals for some of the current titles.

Our books are catalogued using the Library of Congress Classification Scheme (LC)