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Christian Kofi (University Librarian) 

Mr. Christian Kofi is currently the University Librarian of University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho in Ghana. His career objective is to excel as an ardent University Librarian and to provide transformational leadership for his staff to become well committed and inspired to assist in the advancement of learning and dissemination of knowledge. Mr. Christian Kofi has over twenty years of professional experience and he is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Ghana Library Journal. He has done extensive research and made presentations at both local and international fora on the practices of librarianship in Ghana and beyond. He has also assessed the status of mentorship, conflict and financial management in the library organization. 

As the University Librarian, he is responsible for the management of the library system and the related information and communication, materials and resources of the University in Ho and Hohoe and any other centres that may be established by Council in accordance with rules and regulations approved by the Academic Board.

 

Qualifications 

FGLA, MPhil, PGDE, GDLS, B.A. (Hons), Cert. Int. Lib. Programs, Cert. Inf. Marketing.

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UHAS Library

The UHAS Library began operating in January 2013, and has maintained a consistent growth in its collections (both print and electronic). Services and products of the library includes: referencing; information services; teaching ofinformation literacy skills; lending of information resources; library orientation and guide to patrons and other related services to the UHAS community. In addition to the Main Library situated at the main campus of the University at Sokode Lokoe, there are also satellite libraries at the Southern Campus and the School of Public Health, Hohoe, 

The main function of the library is to support teaching, learning and research activities. There are currently about 4000 volumes of monographic literature covering all academic programmes. There is an existing Library Consortium Agreement between UHAS Library and the University of Ghana Balme Library. The objective is to enable faculty and students access the information resources in Balme Library and also use the Sierra Library Integrated Software System to process library materials. The Library also maintains a countless collection of e-resources including the Local Area Network for The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (LAN TEEAL) database at the Main Campus. The Library system is run by three (3) professional librarians and a supporting staff of seven (7).

 

 Print Resources(Print Library)

Electronic Resource(Electronic Library)

 

Mission

Partnering with faculty to advance teaching, learning and research by providing global access to library and information resources and ensuring their effective exploitation and use.

 

Vision

Providing academic leadership and support services for excellence in health science education and research.

 

Core Values

The core values stem from the library’s commitment to deliver prompt information resources to support teaching, learning and research activities. This requires staff to be imbued with these values:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • User-centredness
  • Professionalism
  • Innovativeness
  • Partnerships
  • Ethical Considerations

It is the strategic focus of the library to organise periodic workshops for faculty to help sharpen their skills for effective and efficient print and online information retrieval. With the advent and proliferation of information and communication technologies and the consequent information overload, staff of the library instruct all Level 100 students in Information Literacy so that they are able to navigate the global information space successfully.

 

OTHER STAFF  
Osman Hawa Assistant Librarian
M.A., PGD, B.Ed  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
   
Dominic Agyei Dankwah Assistant Librarian
M.A., B. A. (Hons) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
   
George Tesilimi Banji  Assistant Librarian
M.Phil., M.A.,  B.Ed., Dip. (HRM), Cert.A This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
   
Patrick Kiki Adzobu Junior Assistant Librarian
 M.A., B.Sc (Hons) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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