The Library has two main objectives namely to:
- provide good quality, relevant and up to date information resources to support teaching, learning and research
- ensure a conducive environment for students faculty learning and research needs.
The above objectives of the library are achieved in the following ways:
The library collaborates with faculty to ensure that relevant, up-to-date and good quality books are acquired to support the mission of the Technical University. Currently, our print collection stands at about twenty-seven thousand, five hundred (27,500) volumes. These collections are mostly in Applied Sciences, Engineering, Business Administration and Management Studies subject areas. Our collections also include students’ dissertations, bound volumes of newspapers and government publications; as well as bound volumes of HND exams past questions.
Cataloguing & Classification
The books once acquired are destined for the shelves after they have been catalogued and classified to
make retrieval easy and quick.
Students, faculty and staff who have been registered in the Library have the privilege of borrowing books
from the Library for their academic work. This is done under terms and conditions, captured under the
rules and regulations of the Library.
The library also engages students on information literacy that is to have the ability to realize what information they need, how to create it, evaluate it and finally how to use the information to generate knowledge. Teaching students on Information Literacy (Ability to realize that information is needed, how to locate and evaluate the needed information and using the information to generate knowledge).
Through the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH), we provide online
access to E-journals and scholarly publications to support the rich academic curriculum of the Technical
- Manual search: Helping patrons to find useful information for their research work, assignments
and also to gain more knowledge in their areas of studies.
- Electronic search: Assisting patrons (students in particular) in their literature searches.
- Providing training on how to conduct effective electronic searches for our valued patrons in the
Inter-library Loan and Document Delivery
Through both formal and informal arrangements we reach out to other sister academic libraries in Ghana for answers to your information requests that cannot be provided by us immediately.
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