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Our Services

Information Literacy

Information Literacy (IL) is an important component of education and crucial to modern ways of teaching, learning and research. The main purpose of Information Literacy is to equip students, faculty and researchers with skills that enable them to retrieve information efficiently; and to use same effectively and appropriately for their purposes.

Loan Services

Books in the main lending collection can be borrowed for specified times for various Library users as listed below:

Under-graduate students may borrow up to 2 books for 2 weeks; renewable only once if not requested by another reader.

Online Databases

Increasingly our resources are online, and through UMaT’s mem­bership in Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH), we have access to more than 9,000 journals and other resources. For a complete list of databases go to E- Resources

Current Awareness Service

UMaT Library provides current awareness services to keep users of the University community well-informed of all current information created in their fields of work and other related fields electronically (email).

Reprographic Services

This is located in the Business Enclave located on the Ground Floor, between the Main Library and the Computer Centre.

The Library at a Glance

Semester Time

  • Monday - Friday:     9:00am - 10:00pm

  • Saturday:  9:00am - 4:00pm / *10:00pm

  • Sunday:    9:00am - 4:00pm

  • Inter-Semester:  Mon. - Fri.: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Membership Benefits

  • Under-graduate Students:   Up to 2 books for 2 weeks

  • Post-graduate & Research Students:  Up to 3 books at a time 

  • Senior Members:  Up to 6 books for 4 weeks


Extended working hours: Prior to and during semester examinations.
Closed: Public holidays

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881. Swiss moral philosopher, poet, and critic)


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