Welcome to FUTO library. University Librarian: Dr Mrs Chinwe V. Anunobi.
The library of the Federal University of Technology Owerri started in 1981. in 1991, the library moved along with the university to its permanent site where it started at the Pilot plant house of the School of Science. The library houses two buildings; the Library Phase IV and the New building Phase 2A.
The library is centrally located at a convenient distance from the classrooms, laboratories and hostels in a cool noiseless zone of the campus. Its modular form shows five main sections of the library; social sciences, humanities and ICT unit in the Western wing, reference to the north, science, technology and agriculture by the east and the central nave which is the core reading area. The southern wing houses the university librarians office, the bindery and reprographic services, the security checkpoint and the circulation center; the fifth section, an annex to the building is the university bookshop. This library Phase IV has a sitting capacity of 500.
FUTO library which is the intellectual warehouse of the university has been playing supportive roles to actualize the missions and visions of the institution. It has several units which work together to ensure that her objectives are met. These include
Acquisitions – Mrs Ngozi Chima-James
Processing – Dr Mrs G. C. Umunnakwe
Serials Unit – Mr J.C. Oguguo
Users services – Prince Kingsley Egbukole
ICT Unit – Mrs Nancy Emerole
Research Training and Statistics – Mrs Jane Opara
Documents – Mr Mike Oparajiaku
Reference services – Mrs Fanny Egwim
Bibliography – Mrs Nkechi Amaechi
Special Collections – Mrs Ijeoma Ukoha
Coordinator, Faculty/Departmental libraries – Mrs Carol Okereafor.
The New building other wise called Library phase 2A is home to the acquisitions unit, Processing, Serials, Research training and statistics, Documents, Bibliography and Special collections unit.
Monday – Friday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Saturdays – 9:00am – 2:00pm
Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:00pm
Sundays/Public holidays – Library closed
Mrs Francisca Mbagwu/Dr Felix Eke – SOSC
Mrs Nkeiru Emezie/Mr Emeka Ogueri – SEET
Ms Colette Onyebinama/Mrs Ngozi Nwaohiri- SAAT
Mrs Ifeoma Okoye/Ms Pauline Iroeze – SMAT
Mrs Nkechi Amaechi/Mr Obinna Nwakwuo – SOHT
Mrs Ifeoma Njoku/Mrs Chikodi Nwakwuo &
Mrs Judith Nse – SOET