LIBRARY DEPARTMENT

bursar
DR. A. L. FOLORUNSHO
Ag. Institute Librarian


MISSION

“To be a vital place for teaching, learning and research in sports and related disciplines”

VISION

“To be a first class Institute library and Sports Information Centre”


The Institute Library and Information Centre like other research libraries was established to support the Institute programmes, hence the library selects, acquires, organizes and makes available the relevant information resources to support teaching, learning and research. The Library renders services for teaching and non-teaching staff, students and potential users. In order to meet the objectives of the Library; the Library is divided into two sections; Technical Section and Reader service section.

READER SERVICE SECTION

Under this section there are four units, these include circulation, reference, serial and audio-visual unit. Circulation unit is the first point of call to library clientele. Activities of the unit includes but not limited to Registration of users, lending and discharging of library resources, renewal of loaned books, retrieval of books from borrowers, imposing penalties on overdue loans, interlibrary lending, reservation of books, shelving of library materials etc.

REFERENCE UNIT

is the unit where reference information sources like Encyclopedia, Thesaurus, Dictionaries, and Manuals are neatly arranged for consultation. The materials are not meant to be taken out of the Unit.

SERIAL UNIT

is where serials information resources are kept for consultation. Library serial collections include local, National and International Journals, conference proceedings, magazines and other serials publication. Student’s projects (Diploma and Higher Diploma) are also part of the resources under the unit.

AUDIOVISUAL UNIT

The audiovisual unit of the library is where audiovisual services are provided.

Opening Hours

The Library Open 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday except Public Holidays

ABOUT NIS

Established in 1972 and dedicated to higher performance in sports, the Institute has over the years produced over 15000 manpower in sports who have continued to place Nigeria on the podium in the global arena. Our graduands are predominantly engaged in service in National, State, Local Government, as well as in the sports clubs. A sizable number are in ECOWAS sub-region and other parts of Africa coaching and managing sports.

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