General Collection

These are volumes of books in the open shelves and are available for borrowing by the library users. These books can be borrowed for long period of time out of the library.


These are books that are on high demand and they are few copies in the library. They are normally reserved by the lecturers in their respective subjects, and borrowing of these books is limited to a short time as the library decides.



Special Collections in the PU Library is one of the most distinguished repositories of rare books and special collections. Its collections of printed books, manuscripts and archives, and graphic materials, provide a wealth of resources in support of lecturers, undergraduate and postgraduate students. These are reading materials about Africa authored by African or Non-African writers on literature dealing with Africa.


The reference section is dedicated to providing the best possible traditional and automated library services for the entire PU community. It promotes the academic research, classroom instruction and further the current and future personal development of all library users.