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The IRC Project is an intervention by the USPF to create ICT-driven knowledge management that will adequately respond to the changing demands of users.  Through the project, the USPF establishes digital libraries in the existing public libraries to enable sharing of information and other resources as well as connect and share resources with libraries outside the country.

It also provides the platform for online portal for library documents and educational database. 

Each of the beneficiary libraries are equipped with desktop computers,  server systems,  UPS, printers, computer furniture, air conditioners, library software,  scanner, 60 KVA generator, VSAT equipment with bandwidth.

The objective of the project is to create a platform for online fully cross searchable portal for displaying library documents and educational database to provide users with unlimited access to knowledge resources and educational materials on a wide range of subjects.

Service Model

This is a fully funded project.  Companies are engaged through open competitive bidding to deploy the above listed ICT equipment to beneficiary libraries.  In addition, capacity building is provided for library personnel to equip them with the appropriate 21st century skills.

Benefits
  • The beneficiary libraries have been upgraded from the traditional library to modern, robust and efficient knowledge centres
  •  Availability of up-to-date educational materials
  •  Cost effective
  •  Improved capacity of library personnel to respond to the dynamics of ICTs and provide knowledge-based support to users through efficient service delivery.
  •  Universal access to scholarly materials
  • Increased capacity to accommodate more users.
  • Improved reading and learning experience of knowledge seekers and users,
  • Motivating non-users to imbibe the culture of reading and research through modern technology
Locations
LOCATION LGA STATE
Federal Science Technical College Library, Ahonso Ahonso Abia
State Library, Yola Yola Adamawa
Federal Poly Library, Mubi Mubi Adamawa
University of Uyo Library, Uyo Uyo Akwa Ibom
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Library, Ikot Ekpene Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibom
Anambra State Library, Awka Awka Anambra
Anambra State University Library, Uli Uli Anambra
State Library, Bauchi Bauchi Bauchi
State College of Education Library, Azare Azare Bauchi
State Library, Yenegoa Yenegoa Bayelsa
Federal Science Technical College Library, Tungbo Tungbo Bayelsa
State Library, Makurdi Makurdi Benue
State Polytechnic Library, Ugbokolo Ugbokolo Benue
Sir Kashim Ibrahim College of Education Library, Maiduguri Maiduguri Borno
State Library, Maiduguri Maiduguri Borno
National Library Calabar Calabar Cross River
Federal Science College, Ogoja Ogoja Cross River
State Library, Asaba Asaba Delta
Delta State University Library, Abraka Abraka Delta
State Library, Abakaliki Abakaliki Ebonyi
Akanu Ibiam Fed. Poly.Library, Afikpo Afikpo Ebonyi
National Library, Benin Benin Edo
Ambrose Ali University Library, Ekpoma Ekpoma Edo
University of Ado – Ekiti Library, Ado Ekiti Ado Ekiti Ekiti
Federal Technical College Library, Usi - Ekiti Usi - Ekiti Ekiti
National Library, Enugu Enugu Enugu
Enugu State Library, Amachara Mpu Mpu Enugu
National Library, Garki Municipal FCT
University of Abuja Library, Gwagwalada Gwagwalada FCT
National Library, Gombe Gombe Gombe
State Library, Gombe Gombe Gombe
National Library, Owerri Owerri Imo
Technical Skills Acquisition Centre Library, Orlu Orlu Imo
College of Education Library, Dutse Dutse Jigawa
State Library, Kazaure Kazaure Jigawa
National Library, Kaduna Kaduna North Kaduna
Ahmadu Bello University Library, Zaria Zaria Kaduna
National Library, Kano Nassrawa Kano
State University of Tech. Library, Wudil Wudil Kano
National Library, Katsina Katsina Katsina
Isa Kaita College of Education Library, Dutsin - Ma Dutsin-ma Katsina
Waziri Umaru Federal Poly.Library, Birnin Kebbi Birnin Kebbi Kebbi
Federal Science Tech. College Library, Zuru Zuru Kebbi
State Library, Lokoja Lokoja Kogi
Federal Polytechnic Library, Idah Idah Kogi
National Library, Ilorin Ilorin Kwara
Federal Plytechnic Library, Offa Offa Kwara
National Library, Yaba Mainland Lagos
State University Library, Ojo Ojo Lagos
National Library, Lafia Lafia Nasarawa
State University Library, Keffi Keffi Nasarawa
National Library, Minna Minna Niger
Federal College of Education Library, Kontagora Kontagora Niger
National Library, Abeokuta Abeokuta Ogun
Olabisi Onabanjo University Library, Ago - Iwoye Ago - Iwoye Ogun
National Library, Akure Akure Ondo
Adekunle Ajasin University Library, Akungba Akoko Akungba Akoko Ondo
State Library, Osogbo Osogbo Osun
Obafemi Awolowo University Library, Ile Ife Ile Ife Osun
National Library, Ibadan Ibadan Oyo
Ladoke Akintola University Library, Ogbomoso Ogbomoso Oyo
National Library, Jos Jos Plateau
State Polytechnic Library, Bokkos Bokkos Plateau
State Library, Port Harcourt Port Harcourt Rivers
State Polytechnic Library, Bori Bori Rivers
National Library, Sokoto Sokoto Sokoto
Federal Polytechnic Library, Sokoto Sokoto Sokoto
National Library, Jalingo Jalingo Taraba
Wukari Jubilee University Library, Wukari Wukari Taraba
Yobe State University Damaturu Yobe
Federal College of Education Library, Portiskum Portiskum Yobe
State Library, Gusau Gusau Zamfara
Federal Polytechnic Library, Kaura Namoda Kaura Namoda Zamfara

Projects at a Glance

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