The Presbyterian University Libraries provide comprehensive access to quality books, magazines, journals, databases, professional educational resources and effective services to support the academic research needs of PUG students, faculty and staff.
The Presbyterian university libraries include Okwahu Campus Library (the main campus Library), Akuapem Campus Library, Asante Akyem Campus Library, Tema Campus Library and Kumasi Campus Library. There are computers with internet connectivity in all the libraries for research and general use
The Library is open to all students, faculty, staff of the PUG and the community.
The library’s mission is to select, acquire, process, organize, preserve, interpret and maintain library materials which are suitable to the academic and cultural interest of the University and community therein
During Semester :
- Monday to Friday 8:00am – 9:00pm
- Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
- Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
- Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Note: The Library does not operate on Sundays and Public Holidays.
All categories of users are expected to register with the library at the Circulation Desk. Some identification eg. An admission Letter, ID card etc. will be required for registering. For students of PUG, your student ID will serve as your library borrowing. This must be produced before you are allowed to borrow from the library. Registration is valid for the duration of a registered programme. Users who are not members of the University community will be issued with a library card and will be charged an annual registration fee of Gh₵ 10.00. Replacement of lost card will cost Gh₵ 2.00
- Silence should be observed in the library at all time.
- Books consulted in the library should not be returned to the shelves. They should be left on the tables.
- Smoking and eating are forbidden in the library.
- Brief cases, handbags etc should be placed in the pigeon holes provided at the Circulation Desk. A tag will be given as receipt.
- Books borrowed must on no account be passed from reader to reader, but must in all cases be formally returned and re-issued at the Issue Desk.
- Use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited. Offenders will be charged on the spot.
- No seat shall be reserved for any reader.
- Books recalled shall be returned within 3 days or a fine shall be imposed.
- All borrowed books should be returned by the last day of each semester. Failure to return all library books at the end of the academic year may result in examinations results being withheld till books are returned.
- All readers using the library must enter through the main entry point and leave through the same point.
- All library materials and equipment must be treated with care. Any damage occurring should be reported at once.
- Lending Services: This involves the loaning out of books to the users of the library (usually students and faculty) for a period of time after which the books are returned to the library.
- Full –time Lecturers can borrow a maximum of six (6) books for a semester.
- Part – time Lecturers can also borrow a maximum of four (4) books for a semester.
- Students are entitled to a maximum of two (2) books for a period of two (2) weeks.
- Accession Bulletin: A quarterly Accession Bulletin covering all the current books that have been acquired by the Library is usually published on the Library’s website. A hard copy of the Accession Bulletin can also be accessed in the Library.
- Acquisition: The Librarian in collaboration with faculty , staff and students select relevant books and journals for the library
- Click here to make suggestion ( a link to acquisition form)
- Reprographic Services: The library provides the opportunity for you to print or make photocopies of any material in the library at a very moderate price.
- Research Assistant Services: The Library assist users of the library to conduct their research
- Selective Dissemination of Information: Relevant and timely information is passed unto faculty as and when available
- Off campus access:
Library Staff Members
|1||Mr. Frank Boateng Afoakwa||Ag. Librarian||Okwahu|
|2||Mr. Osei-Amo Bempah||Assistant Librarian||Kumasi|
|3||Mr. Samuel Abban||Assistant Librarian||Akuapem|
|4||Mr. Maxwell Narh Akuffo||Assistant Librarian||Tema|
|5||Ms. Akosua Tiwaa Adusei||Assistant Librarian||Okwahu|
|6||Mr. Boaitey Acheampong||Principal Library Assistant||Kumasi|
|7||Ms. Mercy Mantey||Principal Administrative Assistant||Okwahu|
|8||Mr. Adjei Nana Ameyaw||Senior Library Assistant||Kumasi|
|9||Mr. Franklin Dabi-Dankwah||Senior Library Assistant||Akuapem|
|10||Ms. Joana Obeng Deborah||Senior Library Assistant||Asante Akyem|
|11||Nana Tuffour||Library Assistant||Tema|
|12||Ms. Rachel Borwaa||Library Attendant||Okwahu|
|13||Mr. Bismark Manu||Library Attendant||Akuapem|