UNILAG Library Services Available to Students in the e-Learning Environment


The University of Lagos library is dedicated to supporting students and faculty in the e-learning environment. Available below are directions on how to access UNILAG Library resources and services:

Printing Textbooks:

  • Log in to to search for textbooks.
  • If you are unable to log in to the link above, kindly contact the Reference Librarian through the Chat-a-Librarian live chat service on the phone number: 09063969206 or send email to:
  • The library can scan and send by email, a PDF copy of articles and pages of textbooks (up to 20% of a book) that are available in print format. Kindly email your request to:

E-Resources: Access to utilize the library electronic databases is available at

Electronic Reference Service: Provision of this service include e-mail reference service, interactive reference service using chat technology and links to Ask Librarian. For more information go to:

Research and Reference Help: Please note that most research and reference services are only provided remotely. The UNILAG library offers one-on-one research and reference help through:

  • Chat-a-Librarian live chat
  • Email
  • Zoom virtual meetings

To schedule a zoom virtual meeting, kindly contact the Reference Librarian on the phone number 09063969206 or email:

Chat-a-Librarian Service: The library offers help through the Chat-a-Librarian service where students have access to librarians’ help real time through a virtual chat  9am – 6pm from Mondays to Fridays (with an exception to holidays). The turnaround time for response to any enquiry is 4 hours.

The service is available on

Library Services for Students with Disabilities: The library provides the following support services for students with disabilities:

  • Appointment for in-depth assistance (Virtual reference services)
  • Transcription and conversion of print resources to accessible format
  • Provision of assistive technologies and technical requirements

For more information visit and email the UNILAG Library at for further enquiry.

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