Research Focus

The Department is renowned for our world-class, groundbreaking research program. Our staff and students are leaders in the field, recognized for their expertise and the impact of their scholarly contributions. Drawing on the resources of A.B.u Zaria, a preeminent public research university, as well as on collaborations with scholars around the world and corporate sector partners, Our researchers conduct research in a variety of areas including data science, information retrieval, librarianship and much more. Major funders include TETFUND, PTDF, and other Private and International research funding agencies.

Our researchers use multidisciplinary approaches to address key global challenges found at the intersection of people, information, and technology. Taken together, these six strategic visions present a distinct imprint of the substance and impact of Library and Information Science research.