FUDMA library was established alongside its parent institution in 2012. The basis of its establishment is to support teaching, varying and research of the University staff and students. It is an academic library with the sole aim of acquiring, organizing and disseminating relevant and up to date information needs of its clientele,it has acquired and presently maintains library materials in a variety of formats, including, but not limited to: print books, reference, journals and periodicals, audio and video materials, and a wide range of online and electronic resources which includes e-
books, e-journals, e-zines, online encyclopedia, database among others. The library has since inception begun operation using the integrated library software (Koha) for its major activities. The library has increased its holdings and continues to increase since commencement of activities. Approximately, 90% of our books are online including reference and serial materials downloadable journals are made available to users for open and easy access. This we do following due process of cataloging them using integrated library software (Koha) making it easy for the library patrons to access it collection from anywhere in the world at their own convenience through the online public access catalogue (OPAC),also enabling staff to track library holdings real time online by viewing materials that are available for pick up , if on loan or not among other things. Computers are mounted in the e-library for clients use. Also you will find computers in the Circulation, technical, serial and reference section for downloaded journals and e-reference materials.It was formerly an attachment building adjacent to the then political science ad sociology departmnent before it was finally moved to its present building in April 2013, which was built through the efforts of TETFund 2012 intervention.
The Library also shares in FUDMA's Vision of 'building a World-Class, ICT-Driven' University. Hence ours is a modern library, which recognises the advent of Information and Communication Technologies ICTs in the lives of our users.
At its inception, the Vice Chancellor prof. James O. I. Ayatse employed the service of a Library Resource Person Prof S.H. Benki Womboh to set up the university Library. In October, 2012, a deputy University Librarian who had served two terms as University Librarian at Bayero University Kano in the person of Malam Misbahu Na’iya Katsina was employed to steer the leadership of FUDMA Library with his wealth of experience. In January, 2015, a full fledge University Librarian was appointed in the person of Babangida Umar Dangani ( PhD) to carry the mantle of leadership in running the affair of the FUDMA library. He is a young, brilliant and dynamic scholar from Ahmad Bello University, Zaria.