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This study examined the influence of self-concept on library services used by disabled students in Federal Universities in South-West Nigeria. The study adopted a survey research design. The population comprises 302 disabled students in Federal Universities in South-West, Nigeria. Total enumeration technique was used. A questionnaire was used for data collection. The instrument was tested for reliability, yielding Cronbach's alpha coefficients ranging from 0.74 to 0.86. Descriptive & inferential Statistics were used to analyze the data. This study's findings revealed that most respondents considered user education and consultancy services the most frequent library services used. Using library services was to carry out research and read their notebooks. The level of the respondents' self-concept was high and positive. The study concluded that self-concept influenced library services use by disabled students. The study recommended that there is a need for Federal University Libraries to lay more emphasis on current awareness services.