The Kalac Christal Polytechnic library came into existence with the establishment of the Polytechnic in 2014. The Library is the heart of the Polytechnic as it is responsible for the management of resources such as books, journals, electronic materials etc necessary for academic pursuits; i.e. studying, learning and research in the Institution.
As a result of proper administrative convenience and effective performance, the
above listed sections/units have been compressed into two departments:
(a) Collection Development and Technical Services Department comprising the following units – (i) Acquisition (Book Selection), (ii) Cataloguing and (iii) Classification
(b) Readers and Serial Services Department – with the following units: Circulation, Reference, Short Loan/Reserved Book Resources, Periodicals – Journals Special Collections Publication, Government Documents and Student Projects.
Bindery, Reprographic and Audio Visual directly under Polytechnic Librarian.
Each of the departments is headed by a Chief Librarian.
ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENTS
Each department has a Head of Department directly responsible or reporting to Polytechnic Librarian. The Head of Department will have Principal Librarian, Senior Librarians, Librarian I, and Librarian II as professional subordinates while Library Officer Cadre as para-professionals and Confidential Secretaries, Technicians, Typists, Library Assistants are Library Supportive Staff.
The Professional, para-professional Librarians and the Confidential Secretaries, Typists and others like Technicians etc who are on grade level 07 and above are the Senior Staff while the Library Assistants are the Junior Staff of the department in the Library Division. The staff cadre in each of the department of the Library are allocated appropriate job schedule to enhance efficient job performance.
The Technical Services Department is made up of:
i. Collection Development/Acquisition Section: this is where Library materials are such as books, journals, encyclopaedia etc can be acquired.
ii. Classification and Cataloguing Section: Newly acquired Library materials are classified and catalogued in this section before they are placed on the shelves for Library users’ use.
iii. Audio Visual Section: Audio visual materials are managed by this Section.
iv. Bindery Section: Books and projects are sent to this section for binding The Readers Services Department is made up of:
i. Circulation Section: this is where charging and discharging of books take place. The Section also handles registration of new users and ensures that the Library is conducive for its users.
ii. Reserved books Section: Special books and other materials are reserved in this Section because they are in constant demand and the Library has few copies of them. Books here cannot be borrowed out of the Library.
iii. Reference Section: Reference materials such as Encyclopaedia, Manuals, Almanacs etc are managed for the use of readers.
iv. Reprographic (photocopying) Unit: Materials such as pages of books, question papers etc are photocopied here.
v. Serials/Special Collection Unit: Journals, past question papers and newspapers can be obtained from this Section.
vi. E-Library Section: this is a modern electronic facility with avalanche of e-resources such as e books and journals for readers’ use. It also boasts of 200 computer systems for its users.
vii. Administrative Department: this supervises the entire Library system. .
With a dedicated emphasis on technology and entrepreneurship, we develop students in the concept of knowledge as an armor against ignorance and joblessness
The idea to establish the Polytechnic came into being from the experience of the owners which spanned over 25 years in the education industry.
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Kalac Christal Polytechnic is established in accordance with the National Board for Technical Education academic regulation. Today, Kalac Christal Polytechnic.