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This paper theorizes the concept of human rights as contextually determinable and posits that the potency of the empirical trajectories of such rights is setting-dependent. The methodology of the presentation is logical argumentation and the theoretical framework is the interest theory of rights. The West African state of Nigeria has been chosen for the discussion. The paper’s thesis is that human rights milieus are expandable. The normative designs of the work necessitate framing the illustrations on a nation state. This paper also underscores the roles of libraries as institutions for expanding access to human rights education and resource collection on human rights. The authors pointed out libraries can integrate the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights with their library policy guidelines to promote effectual access to quality education and information rights for all.