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Collection Management and Technical Services Department


The Department of Collection Management and Technical Services is a division of the Library responsible for the development and management of library collections as well as technical services of the Library. The Department has four (4) Sections and five (5) Units. The sections are Acquisition, Preservation and Curriculum Support, Cataloguing, Bindery and Photocopying Section, Periodicals Section, and Special Collection Section. The Cataloguing, Bindery and Photocopying Section has two units: Bindery Unit and Photocopying Unit. The Special Collection Section also has three units: the Gallery Unit, Africana Unit and the Development Information Unit.

Vision

To be a Department that will ensure effective collection development and management activities through upholding internationally accepted guidelines and standards that will make available and accessible materials with relevant information.

Mission

To acquire, process, preserve and disseminate information sources in line with prevailing international standards that will promote quick access and exchange of current, authoritative and, accurate information.

Mandate

The DCMTS shall:

  • ensure that major stake holders of the Library are involved in the selection of books and electronic resources of the Library.
  • ensure balance of information resources for all academic programmes offered by the University
  • effectively manage and preserve the library’s information resources
  • provide accurate and timely information resources 
  • facilitate quick and easy access to library materials.
  • cater for the longevity of information sources.

Contact

Email: lib.cmts@ucc.edu.gh

Sections & Units

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The Acquisition, Preservation, and Curriculum Analysis (APCA) Section of the University of Cape Coast Library ensures that relevant materials containing information are procured. In the process, the Section takes into consideration the programmes offered by the University. The Section also adopts measures that will ensure the longevity of all information sources acquired. The University of Cape Coast Library is a hybrid library. Therefore, it acquires both print and electronic information materials.
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The Cataloguing, Bindery and Photocopying Section of the Library has three divisions: Cataloguing, Bindery and Photocopying.
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The Special Collection Section of the Library is made up of three units:; the Gallery, Africana and Development Information Units. The usage of the collection of the section is restricted within the Library.