The library was established to among others promote
research in Mathematical sciences by providing relevant textbooks and learned
journals required for cutting edge research. Consequently, Researchers in the
visit the Centre in order to use available facilities for research. By section 5 (b) and 6(b) of the National Mathematical Centre Act, the National Mathematical Centre is required,
amongst other functions to:
a resource Centre to serve national and international communities as a focal point for
advance research and training in mathematical sciences and applications.
and maintain a library comprising such books, journals, records, reports and
systems as may be required for the discharge of the functions conferred on the Centre
by this Decree.
The mission of the Library is to create and develop an
excellent resource centre of international standing, to serve
for advanced research and training in Mathematics and the mathematical sciences and their
The Centre Library consists of two major categories of
staff, namely, academic staff (Librarians) and non-academic staff (Library
The Centre Library is made up of four (4) Units, namely,