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Semester opening hours

Our current opening hours are:

All Sections in the Balme Library
  All Sections United Nations (UN), Undergraduate Discussion Rooms, Africana Rare Room & Students Reference Room
Open Close Open Close
Monday - Friday 08:30 22:30 08:30 16:30
Saturdays 08:00 16:00 08:00 16:00

 

 

24-hour opening

The 24 - Hour Reading Room is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.


  • No book is to be written in, soiled, torn, cut, or damaged in any way.
  • Any defect in or damage to a book prior to borrowing should be reported to the library staff.
  • Users must not trace any picture or figure from any book/material.
  • Readers and borrowers will be held responsible for any damage to a book in their care and will be required to pay the appropriate cost for such damaged books.
  • Borrowers should report at once the loss of any book, and if it is not found, the borrower shall pay for the lost book.

Semester opening hours

Our current opening hours are:

All Sections in the Balme Library
  All Sections United Nations (UN), Undergraduate Discussion Rooms, Africana Rare Room & Students Reference Room
Open Close Open Close
Monday - Friday 08:30 22:30 08:30 16:30
Saturdays 08:00 16:00 08:00 16:00

 

24-hour Opening

The 24 - Hour Reading Room is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.


perps6On behalf of the University of Ghana Library Systems (UGLS) I extend a warm welcome to UG students, faculty members and staff.

The Libraries will provide you with outstanding resources, programs, and services to support your academic and personal goals. We are committed to creating an enabling environment to support cutting-edge research as well as high quality teaching and learning.

I invite you to explore our sites http://balme.ug.edu.gh and http://library.ug.edu.gh to familiarize yourselves with our resources. Examples are:

  • Sage Research Methods (supports research at all levels by providing material to guide users through every step of the research process)
  • Scopus (abstract and citation database, useful for literature search and review)
  • Annual Review (captures current understanding of a topic and sets the work in historical context)
  • ScienceDirect (full text multidisciplinary)
  • JSTOR (full text multidisciplinary)
  • Jaypeedigitals (Health sciences: Reference works, textbooks, journals, videos of surgical procedures and MCQs- Full text)
  • Ebooks (Proquest, ScienceDirect and Jaypeedigitals)
  • Endnote X9 and Mendeley Institutional Edition reference management software.

We also offer printing, bindery, photocopying and scanning services.
Please do not hesitate to contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by contacting your designated subject librarians.
Best wishes for a successful and fulfilling academic year at the University of Ghana.

Sincerely yours,
Prof Perpetua Dadzie