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


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
  • Mr. Jonathan Sekyi Okusu
  • Ms. Stella Adwoa Abrokwah
  • Ms. Theodora Edna Hammond
  • Mr. Ernest Afachao
  • Ms. Auguster Adjei-Kuffour