National Library Lagos And Abuja Nigeria - National Bibliography of Nigeria
The national library of Nigeria provides ISBN and ISSN for publishers in Nigeria. It also produces the national bibliography of Nigeria, which list information sources available in Nigeria or all publications produced in Nigeria in a given year.
ISBN example: 978-978-908-217-9
In this case . . .
The first 3 digits = International code
Next 3 digits = country identifier
Next 3 digits = publisher identifier
Next 3 digits = title identifier
last digit = check digit (for automatic check for correctness by computers)
The national library is charged with providing these ISBN and ISSN (International Standard Serial Numbers, for serial publications like newspapers) numbers to publishers and cataloging all publications in Nigeria for easy access by all . . . local or international.
The national bibliography of Nigeria uses descriptive cataloguing, which gives full bibliographic informaion for each publication listed. The information provided often include the author's full name, full title, place of publication, name of publisher, number of pages, and the price (where available).
How To Get ISBN And ISSN Numbers In Nigeria
3. ISBN or ISSN application letter on your company's letterheaded paper
You could walk away with your ISBN numbers in less than an hour depending on the number of people on the queue.
The national library has its headquarters in Abuja and an operational office in Yaba Lagos. See the addresses below.