CORE VALUES

The library’s values stem from its commitment to deliver real-time information resources to support teaching, learning and research and publication activities. This requires the staff to be more user-focused, innovative, flexible, professional and dynamic so as to position themselves to be abreast with all the academic programmes that are offered in the University. The core values that provide the general guidelines for the realization of the vision are:

Teamwork and Visionary Leadership:

We strive for excellence as a team through effective monitoring of operational activities while at the same time encouraging professional development through the acquisition of knowledge and skills.

User-Focused

The library staff develops information access tools to meet the specific requirements of the academic community. This include the development of an institutional repository that will enhance the visibility of the University.

Innovation

Since the pillar of innovation in the library are the products and services, staff are given in-service training and motivated to be creative to support the mission of the University. The library fosters innovation and embraces change.

Partnerships

The library management continue to pursue active partnership policy with the staff of the University as well as institutional members of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) at the local level and other institutional libraries at the international level.

Professionalism

By setting very high standards in information services Library staff are approachable, reliable, efficient, effective, competent and responsive to the needs of clients.

Ethical Considerations

In the provision of information to all category of users the staff adheres strictly to all ethical considerations in the information profession, especially by upholding and protecting the principles of intellectual property rights. The library believes that an environment of trust, respect and integrity is core to success.

There is a robust menu of activities and delivery instruments with which staff delivers value-added services to the clients. The basic pre-requisite for delivering information support services to end-users and potential users is to make services accessible and easy to use, and the information provided should be relevant and delivered on timely basis.