John Kofi Borsah Library
The John Kofi Borsah Library Complex.
The John Kofi Borsah Library of the Cape Coast Technical University is a four-storey building complex (including a basement). The basement houses the ICT centre and Book-Bindery. On the ground floor are the General Reference, Research and Digital Libraries. The Business Library is on the second floor while the third floor houses the Engineering, Applied Sciences and Arts Library.
The Conference, Presentation Hall and Distance Learning Centre are located on the fourth floor and are used for conferences, lectures and related activities. The JKB library is open during the semester from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. During examination periods the Library closes at 10.00pm from Monday to Friday.
The Librarian is responsible for the management and supervision of all library functions in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. He also ensures that the Library has a good relationship with external bodies, for instance, publishers, suppliers and booksellers. The Library provides services such as lending and reference services, reprographic service, comb-binding and lamination, book-binding and repairs, e-resource and digital service.
The JKLB library has a stock of both print and non-print materials include 26,020-plus volumes, Journals (12 titles); Magazines (8 titles); Government Publications (i.e., Acts, Executive and Legislative Instruments); 7,224. Besides print materials, the library has enough electronic materials to meet the needs of faculty, students and staff.
E-Resource and Digital Centre
The services and the collections of libraries are becoming digital and global due to the application of Information Communication Technology. The E-resources and Digital Section of the library have 50 networked computers with internet access to enhance academic work.