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Legal Deposit Department

The department comprises of four divisions namely;

•Legal deposit

•National Bibliography of Nigeria;

•Online Union Catalogue

•Receipt and Documentation

Its core functions include;

i.To collect legal deposit materials (print and non-print) from private/commercial, Federal and State government agencies;

ii.The receipt and documentation of all serials, monographs, newspapers, government documents and gazettes materials, from the publishers, private/commercial, federal and state government publication;

iii.Compilation and production of National Bibliography of Nigeria;

iv.Developing, maintaining and management of online national union catalogue (ONUC) database

v.Organising sensitisation workshops for publishers/authors and printers to ensure compliance;

vi.Marketing and distributing the National Bibliography of Nigeria (NBN)

vii.Compilation of National Library of Nigeria subject authority files;

viii.Maintenance of legal deposit catalogue obligation by publishers;

ix.Ensuring compliance to legal deposit obligations by publishers. 


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