Welcome to the Richard McMillan Library of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. The Library was established in 1959 and named after the first director of the Institute, Richard McMillan. About 70 percent of the Library’s holdings are on communication studies and the English language.

The Richard McMillan Library provides information in both print and electronic formats for its patrons in support of teaching, learning, research and publication.

In addition, students may borrow one reference book over the weekend at the discretion of the Librarian. Such books should be borrowed between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday and must be returned by 9.30 a.m. on Monday. Lecturers may borrow up to 3 reference books on Friday and must return them by 9.30 a.m. on Monday.

Information Resources
• Books
• Newspapers
• Journals (both print and on-line)
• Encyclopedias
• Academy of Arts and Sciences publications – up to date
• French Collection
• Students’ research work
• Internet connectivity

Academic Databases

S/N NAME OF DATABASE SUBJECT AREAS WEBSITE ADDRESS (URL)
1 AGORA Agric/Multi -disciplinary www.aginternetwork.org
2 American Institute of Physics Journals Applied & Multi-disciplinary Physics www.aip.org/pubs
3 America National Biography Online Biography www.anb.org
4 American Physical Society Physics www.aps.org
5 British Institute  of Radiology Journal Medical – radiology www.birpublications.org
6 Cambridge University Press Multi -disciplinary www.journals.cambridge.org
7 Cochrane Library Multi-disciplinary www.thecochranelibrary.com
8 CREDO Reference Multi- disciplinary www.credoreference.com/login.do
9 Duke University Press Multi- disciplinary www.dukepress.edu
10 EBSCO host Multi- disciplinary http://search.ebscohost.com
11 Edinburg University Press Journal Multi-disciplinary www.euppublishing.com
12 Edward Elgar Publishing Multi- disciplinary www.elgaronline.com
13 Emerald Bus Admin/Mgt/Info Tech www.emeraldinsight.com
14 Euclid Maths & Statistics Online Mathematics, Statistics Studies Law, History http://projecteuclid.org
15 Geological Society Geology https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/
16 HINARI Health/Multi -disciplinary www.who.int/hinari
17 HST – Library in a digital Age Health Sciences http://hstalks.com
18 HST Biomedical The Biomedical and Life Sciences http://hstalks.com
19 IMF e-library Economics, Statistics, Finance http://elibrary.imf.org
20 Institute of Physics Physics www.iop.org/publications
21 Intellect Journal Collections Multidisciplinary www.intellectbooks.co.uk
22 Journal TOCS Premium Multi-disciplinary www.journaltocs.ac.uk
23 JSTOR Economics, History &Political Science www.jstor.org
24 Liebert Online Language & Literature, Music, Math/Statistics & Education Biotechnology, clinical   medicine and law,         Biomedical www.liebertpub.com
25 New England Journal of Medicine online Medicine www.nejm.org
26 OARE Science Multi -disciplinary www.oaresciences.org
27 OSA Journals Optics and photonics www.osapublishing.org
28 Oxford Journal Multi-disciplinary www.oup.com
29 Policy Press Social science, Information technology www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tpp
30 Project MUSE online Humanities & Soc Sci http://muse.jhu.edu
31 Royal Society Journals online Biological, physical and  philosophical Sciences https://royalsociety.org/journals/
32 Royal Society of Chemistry Chemistry http://pubs.rsc.org
33 Royal College of Physicians Clinical medicines & Public Health www.clinmed.rcpjournal.org
34 Sage Journals Humanities, http://online.sagepub.com
35 Sage Research   Methods Social Science & Science http://www.srmo.sagepub.com
36 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Journal Mathematics http://www.siam.org/journal
37 Taylor & Francis Multi-disciplinary www.tandfonline.com
38 University of  Chicago Press Multi -disciplinary www.journals.uchicago.edu
39 University of California Press Sociology, Social,   Interaction, Human, research & Bio-ethics www.ucpressjournals.com
40 Wiley–Inter science Multi-disciplinary http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com
41 World bank e-library World Bank publications http://wdronline.worldbank.org

 

WORKING HOURS

Semester in session
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Inter Semester Break
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

The Library is manned by the following officers:

  • Mrs. Lydia Nyantakyi-Baah
  • Ms. Stella Adwoa Abrokwah
  • Mr. Ernest Afachao
  • Ms. Auguster Adjei-Kuffour