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CoHSS Libraries

The libraries in CoHSS form part of the University library system which includes all the six colleges’ libraries and the Main University Library. There are basically three libraries that come together to form the CoHSS Library. They are:

The Faculty of Law Library

The Faculty of Social Science Library

The KNUST School of Business Library.

In addition to these libraries, there are a few Departmental Libraries like the Economics and the Religious Studies Libraries.


The three libraries have 10 staff members, of which 3 are senior members, 5 are senior staff and 2 junior staff.  The principal officers are as follows:

  1. Miss Beatrice Arthur                       College Librarian
  2. Miss Rita Akotey                             Faculty of Law Librarian
  3. Miss Anna Owusu Ansah               Faculty of Social Science Librarian
  4. Joseph Taylor                                 School of Business Librarian

Purpose of the Libraries

The core mandate of the libraries is to support teaching, learning and research.

Opening and Closing Hours

The Libraries open at 9:00am and close at 5:00pm every working day. Weekends are not part of the working days of the libraries. The time is however extended beyond 5:00pm during mid semester and semester examination periods.


The libraries have a range of resources both print and digital, accessible via the catalogue at

Off-campus Access

The digital resources can be accessed off-campus at:

The digital resources include electronic books, electronic theses, institutional repository and over 50 specialized and multi-disciplinary databases. 


Services Provided

  • Lending Services
  • Reference Services
  • Academic Skills Training
  • Research Assistance
  • Support to Access E-resources
  • Photocopying Services

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