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Circulation: This is the main public service point where all library users must report to for any queries regarding the use of the library resources, from which they are given more directions on where go and what to do. Books are also loaned out and returned to the section.

General: This section contains books and resources that can be borrowed out by patrons for a stipulated period of time. They are arranged in accordance to the Library of Congress classification scheme.

Reference: Contains reference material whose usage is restricted to within the library premises. On special occasions, reference material can be given to patrons for overnight usage.

Periodicals: Contain publications and articles that are released on a regular basis regarding various topics of interest to the learners within the university.

Reserve: This section contains books and other resources whose demand is high, but has a limited number. As such, usage is limited to the library, and for a short period of time.

Africana: A section in the library that contains books whose main subject content has emphasis on Africa.

Media Center: A section in the library where users can access audio-visual learning material.

User Services: A Library section that offers assistance, advice, and instructions to library patrons.

Acquisition: The department in the library responsible for the selection and purchase of learning materials or resources.

Cataloguing: The section that is responsible for making a register of all bibliographic items found in the library. JTL uses KOHA, an integrated library management system to manage its resources.

Classification: A section in the library that classifies books according to their subject content using letters and numbers assigned by the Library of Congress team, whose classification scheme JTL conforms to. This ensures books of the same subject are shelved together, and therefore, easy to find.


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