COLLEGE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY

The use of ICT and its tools can never be overemphasis. The College E-Library Unit was set up under the administration of the incumbent Provost, Engr. Dr. B.A Adelekan in April, 2015 in order to share educational electronic resources among members of staff, student and the entire community. The official website for the electronic library (www.fcaiblib.edu.ng) was launched November 2015 in order to share educational e-resources over both intranet and internet respectively. Different serves has been installed and launched which includes;

1.TEEAL

About TEEAL: The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL), produced by Albert R. Mann library, Cornell University is a digital collection of research journals for agriculture and related sciences. Researchers, students, faculty and librarians can discover and access thousands of full-text PDF articles without the use of the internet. TEEAL is a project of Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library in cooperation with over 90 major scientific publishers, societies, and index providers. The project is administered through the Service and Collections Department of Albert R. Mann Library, where a small staff oversees production, distribution, outreach, marketing, and training.

2.AGORA » AGORA

Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA). The AGORAprogramme, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) http://agora.aginternetwork.org/content/en/journals.php

Research4Life is a public-private partnership of the WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO, Cornell and Yale Universities and the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers. Working together with technology partner Microsoft, the partnership's goal is to help attain six of the UN's eight Millennium Development Goals by 2015, reducing the scientific knowledge gap between industrialized countries and the developing world. HINARI, AGORA, OARE and ARDI - that provides developing countries with free or low cost access to academic and professional peer-reviewed content online.

3.HINARI » HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme

Launched in 2002, HINARI Access to Research in Health programme is managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with Yale University Library and over 180 publishers. More than 5,700 public institutions in over 100 eligible countries have already registered to HINARI, which provides access up to 14,000 journals (in 30 different languages), up to 46,000 e-books, and up to 100 other information resources. The journals can be searched through a special version of PubMed (Medline), and other article indexes.

4.OARE - Access to Research in the Environment OARE

Launched in 2006, OARE (Online Access to Research in the Environment) is managed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with Yale University and more than 60 publishers. OARE provides over 2,800 institutions access to up to 6,500 journals, up to 18,000 e-books, and up to 60 other information resources in a wide range of disciplines contributing to our understanding of the natural environment, including environmental toxicology and pollution, zoology, botany, ecology, environmental chemistry, geology, hydrology, oceanography, meteorology, climatology, geography, environmental economics, environmental law and policy, conservation policy and planning, environmental biotechnology, environmental engineering, energy, and many other disciplines.

5.ARDI - Access to Research for Development and Innovation ARDI

Launched in 2009, ARDI (Access to Research for Development and Innovation) is coordinated by the World Intellectual Property Organization together with its partners in the publishing industry with the aim to promote the integration of developing and least developed countries into the global knowledge economy, allowing them to more fully realize their creative and innovative potential. OARDI provides over 500 institutions access to up to 5,100 journals, up to 19,000 e-books, and up to 20 other information resources. By improving access to scholarly literature from diverse fields of science and technology, the ARDI programme is designed to reinforce the knowledge infrastructure in developing and least developed countries and to support researchers in these countries in creating and developing new solutions to technical challenges faced on a local and global level.

6.KOHA

Koha is a fully featured, scalable library management system. Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies worldwide. KOHA is an open source library.

7.FCA E-Learning Server

8.E-Books Management Server among others

The pioneer Head of E-Library Unit is Engr. Adewumi, Idowu O from the Department of Agricultural Engineering with other capable supporting Staff.

ENGR.I.O. ADEWUMI

HEAD, COLLEGE E-LIBRARY

CUBA AWARD

  • Friends and well wishers of the Republic of Cuba gathered at Olaitan Oyerinde Hall, Labour House, Abuja, Nigeria on 17th November, 2016 for an award ceremony organized by 'Right of Cuba to Sovereignty Organization, Nigeria'.

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    PAN-AFRICA AWARD

    • The Executive Provost, Engr. Dr. Babajide Adelekan was conferm Fellow, NIgerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (FNIAE) during the just concluded NIAE Annual Conference & General Meeting at Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State.

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      2016 NIAE DINNER/AGM

      • The Executive Provost, Engr. Dr. Babajide Adelekan was conferm Fellow, NIgerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (FNIAE) during the just concluded NIAE Annual Conference & General Meeting at Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State.

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