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Library Information Technology Infrastructure Support Section (LITISS)

The Department is responsible for managing the Information Technological infrastructure of the Library for optimal functioning of all its services and resources. The department works in collaboration with the Directorate of ICT and conforms to the ICT policy of the University. The Department comprises four (4) sections: Library Information Technology Infrastructure Support Section, Learning and Research Support Section, Electronic Resources Management/Digital Services and Information Literacy Section and Distance Library Services Section.


To use technological innovations to support academic work, scholarly research, and services of the library to meet global standards.


To enhance scholarly pursuit of knowledge by providing quality and timely access to needed information using technology.


The Department shall provide an innovative learning and research environment equipped with technological resources and facilities that inspire interdisciplinary research.  DITRS shall:

  • strengthen the Library’s priority towards the University’s research activities 
  • promote and support user independence through the provision of needed ICT infrastructure.
  • provide a conducive learning space for academic and research work. 
  • make relevant scholarly information resources accessible to the students, Academic and non-academic staff.
  • provide IT support and training for staff and patrons.


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Sections & Units

The Distance Learning Library Services Section provides electronic information services to the Distance Learning students and the academic staff of the College of Distance Education (CoDE).
E-resources licensed or purchased in electronic format should provide greater accessibility to information over other formats at a manageable cost. Other factors in selecting E-resources in electronic format include availability in the market, image and content.
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Not ProvidedLearning and research services are paramount in fulfilling the research needs of academics and research staff, students, and the general public. The Learning and Research Support Section helps to build scholarly communication within an academic community. The Learning and Research Support Section of the Library will engage with the research community to support and promote innovative learning and high quality research that attracts global visibility.
The section is responsible for providing ICT support for the Library. The specific functions include, the provision and maintenance of computers, scanners, printers, photocopiers etc., Network Administration including Internet services, software development as well as Digitization services, R-CAMAT and Library website management.
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The vision of the Vice Chancellor to promote the dissemination of the Research output of the
University of Cape Coast to the global Academic and Research Community to enhance the
visibility and high ranking of the University led to the establishment of the Scholarly
Communication Unit at the Sam Jonah Library.
The Scholarly Communication Unit will offer resources and services to support the UCC
Journals, Editors, Researchers and Students on Scientific Publishing.
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Ensure that photocopying activities are performed in a cost-efficient and reliable manner.