Emelia @ her Desk

Emelia @ her Desk

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Institutional Repository (IR): How to start

The University of Ghana has embraced Institutional Repositories. It has the UGSpace.

A presentation on the topic at a workshop to give participants with hands-on demonstration.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Literacy Week Celebration

The University of Ghana Basic Schools launched its maiden Literacy Week Celebration from November 17-21, 2014 at the School premises on November 17, 2014.


The Four Goals for the Celebration are:

  • To help those pupils who are not able to mention words properly.
  •  To assist the pupils to be able to comprehend what they read.
  • To enable the pupils acquire information, learn from good examples, expose wrongs doings for them to desist from those acts. All to broaden the pupils critical thinking abilities. 
  • To inculcate in the pupils the desire to look for information to read.

The Reading List

Selected book were given to all classes to read. The pupils were assessed at the end of the week. Books selected were authored by African writers who used unique style of element of dramer. The books are as follows:

Academic Usage of Social Networking Sites

Social Networking, a recent and evolving medium, how the academia needs to embrace it; was delivered on November 5, 2014 at the Information Studies Students Association (ISSA) Seminar held at the Information Studies Department, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra.

The Presentation

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Kindness in Librarianship | Not Dead Yet

Kindness in Librarianship a fine piece from

I picked the following from the article;

1. Slow Down And Be Curious About Others
2. Look Them in the Eyes
3. Smile at Them

Friday, January 3, 2014

Happy 2014

A Happy New Year to all. Let us all work very hard and diligently to make the year a successful one.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Visit by Grand-daugther of David Mowbrary Balme to the Balme Library

Lucy with the bust of Balme
Karen, Lucy, Emi, & Nana Bekoe
You meet Miss Lucy Picton-Turbervill. The grand-daughter of David Mowbray Balme, the first Principal of the University of Ghana, then University College.
Lucy, Emi & Nana Bekoe
Lucy and her friend, Karen paid a courtesy call on the Balme Library on August 19, 2013.

Monday, February 25, 2013

State of the Nation's Address: Opportunity for All

Please find a link to the State of the Nation's Address delivered by His Excellency President John Dramani Mahama to the sixth Parliament of the fourth Republic on Thursday February 21, 201.

The State of the Nation's Address: Ghana February 2013