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

Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice – full text password & user name: see library staff

Media History – full text password & user name: see library staff

New Review of Film and Television Studies – full text password & user name: see library staff

Social Marketing Quarterly – full text password & user name: see library staff

African Journal Online (AJOL). All subjects – abstracts only

Gale (Thomson Learning). All subjects – full text

Springer Link. Mainly science, law and economics – full text

Oxford University Press

APA (American Psychological Association) Citing sources and references

Centre for International Communications Research

Prism on-line journal. Public relations

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