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Africana Collection

Africana collection consists of books/materials on Sub- Saharan Africa and the Africa continent.
It also includes books/materials on Ghana and about Africa.

Reference Books

Reference books consists of quick reference materials such as Encyclopeadia, Dictionaries, World books, Almanacs, Year books etc for research purposes.


Periodical collection consists of print Journals, Magazines, Newsletters, Reports, Newspapers, Government publications etc

Development Information

The Development Information is a collection of information resources from the World Bank and other related subjects.

Library Publications

The library publishes the following:

  • Acquisitions Bulletin
  • Annual Reports Library
  • Policies, Procedures and Manuals.
  • Library Research Findings and Technical Reports
Electronic Information Resources

This is a collection of world class E journals/E books that the Library subscribes to for academic work through the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH). Eg. EBSCO host, Emerald, Taylor & Francis, Jstor etc.

Past Examination Questions

This is a collection of all the Past Examination questions of the University. The resources are available in both print and electronic version.

Gallery Collection

The University Library houses a collection of records, artefacts, portraits, photographs, trophies, souvenirs, paraphernalia etc that will help to reconstruct the history of the University.

Government Publications

This is collection of government publications including Acts of Parliament, Hansards etc.

University Publications

This is a collection of publications of the University of Cape Coast including policies, handbooks etc.

E Books

A collection of Electronic books for UCC Academic programmes.


The Theses/Dissertations is a collection of the University theses/dissertations at various levels over many years.

UCC Institutional Repository

An electronic archive database of the Research outputs of the University including staff publications.