Library

Welcome to the Richard McMillan Library of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. The Library was established in 1959 and named after the first director of the Institute, Richard McMillan. About 70 percent of the Library’s holdings are on communication studies and the English language.

The Richard McMillan Library provides information in both print and electronic formats for its patrons in support of teaching, learning, research and publication.

In addition, students may borrow one reference book over the weekend at the discretion of the Librarian. Such books should be borrowed between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday and must be returned by 9.30 a.m. on Monday. Lecturers may borrow up to 3 reference books on Friday and must return them by 9.30 a.m. on Monday.

Information Resources
• Books
• Newspapers
• Journals (both print and on-line)
• Encyclopedias
• Academy of Arts and Sciences publications - up to date
• French Collection
• Students’ research work
• Internet connectivity


Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice – full text
www.informaworld.com password & user name: see library staff

Media History – full text
www.informaworld.com password & user name: see library staff

New Review of Film and Television Studies – full text
www.informaworld.com password & user name: see library staff

Social Marketing Quarterly – full text
www.informawold.com password & user name: see library staff

African Journal Online (AJOL). All subjects – abstracts only
http://www.inasp.info/ajol

Gale (Thomson Learning). All subjects – full text
http:/infotrac.london.galegroup.com/itweb/unighana

Springer Link. Mainly science, law and economics – full text
http://link.springer.de/ol/index.htm

Oxford University Press
http:www.oupjournals.org/
http://www.oxfordjournals.org/

APA (American Psychological Association) Citing sources and references
http://library.duke.edu/research/citing/within/index

Centre for International Communications Research
http://ics.leeds.ac.uk/papers/

Prism on-line journal. Public relations
Prasix.massey.ac.nz/prism_on_journ.html

Academic Databases

 

S/N

NAME OF DATABASE

SUBJECT AREAS

WEBSITE ADDRESS (URL)

1

AGORA

Agric/Multi -disciplinary

www.aginternetwork.org

2

American Institute of Physics Journals

Applied & Multi-disciplinary Physics

www.aip.org/pubs

3

America National Biography Online

Biography

www.anb.org

4

American Physical Society

Physics

www.aps.org

5

British Institute  of Radiology Journal

Medical - radiology

www.birpublications.org

6

Cambridge University Press

Multi -disciplinary

www.journals.cambridge.org

7

Cochrane Library

Multi-disciplinary

www.thecochranelibrary.com

8

CREDO Reference

Multi- disciplinary

www.credoreference.com/login.do

9

Duke University Press

Multi- disciplinary

www.dukepress.edu

10

EBSCO host

Multi- disciplinary

http://search.ebscohost.com

11

Edinburg University Press Journal

Multi-disciplinary

www.euppublishing.com

12

Edward Elgar Publishing

Multi- disciplinary

www.elgaronline.com

13

Emerald

Bus Admin/Mgt/Info Tech

www.emeraldinsight.com

14

Euclid Maths & Statistics Online

Mathematics, Statistics Studies Law, History

http://projecteuclid.org

15

Geological Society

Geology

https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/

16

HINARI

Health/Multi -disciplinary

www.who.int/hinari

17

HST – Library in a digital Age

Health Sciences

http://hstalks.com

18

HST Biomedical

The Biomedical and Life Sciences

http://hstalks.com

19

IMF e-library

Economics, Statistics, Finance

http://elibrary.imf.org

20

Institute of Physics

Physics

www.iop.org/publications

21

Intellect Journal Collections

Multidisciplinary

www.intellectbooks.co.uk

22

Journal TOCS Premium

Multi-disciplinary

www.journaltocs.ac.uk

23

JSTOR

Economics, History &Political Science

www.jstor.org

24

Liebert Online

Language & Literature, Music, Math/Statistics & Education Biotechnology, clinical   medicine and law,         Biomedical

www.liebertpub.com

25

New England Journal of Medicine online

Medicine

www.nejm.org

26

OARE Science

Multi -disciplinary

www.oaresciences.org

27

OSA Journals

Optics and photonics

www.osapublishing.org

28

Oxford Journal

Multi-disciplinary

www.oup.com

29

Policy Press

Social science, Information technology

www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tpp

30

Project MUSE online

Humanities & Soc Sci

http://muse.jhu.edu

31

Royal Society Journals online

Biological, physical and  philosophical Sciences

https://royalsociety.org/journals/

32

Royal Society of Chemistry

Chemistry

http://pubs.rsc.org

33

Royal College of Physicians

Clinical medicines & Public Health

www.clinmed.rcpjournal.org

34

Sage Journals

Humanities,

http://online.sagepub.com

35

Sage Research   Methods

Social Science & Science

http://www.srmo.sagepub.com

36

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journal

Mathematics

http://www.siam.org/journal

37

Taylor & Francis

Multi-disciplinary

www.tandfonline.com

38

University of  Chicago Press

Multi -disciplinary

www.journals.uchicago.edu

39

University of California Press

Sociology, Social,   Interaction, Human, research & Bio-ethics

www.ucpressjournals.com

40

Wiley–Inter science

Multi-disciplinary

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com

41

World bank e-library

World Bank publications

http://wdronline.worldbank.org

 




Semester in session
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Inter Semester Break
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

The Library is manned by the following officers:

  • Mrs. Lydia Nyantakyi-Baah
  • Ms. Stella Adwoa Abrokwah
  • Mr. Ernest Afachao
  • Ms. Auguster Adjei-Kuffour