The Sam Jonah Library has the following spaces:
The Reference Section has books on all disciplines that are offered by the University and is located on the Right of the ground floor of the Sam Jonah Library.
Arts and Humanities Collection
Arts and Humanities books are located on the Right wing of the first floor in the Sam Jonah Library.
Social Sciences Collection
Books on Social Science and Education are located on the Left wing of the first floor in the Sam Jonah Library.
Books on Sciences and Medicine are located on the Right wing of the second floor in the Sam Jonah Library.
The Law Library is located on the East End of the second floor of the Sam Jonah Library. The Law Library houses all the Law Collection of the University.
The Periodicals Section is located on the left wing of the third floor of the Sam Jonah Library, and is responsible for the management of information materials produced periodically at regular intervals. Such materials include newspapers, journals, magazines, newsletters and reports.
The Africana Unit located at the East end of the first floor of the Sam Jonah Library. It serves as the repository of books and other materials authored by Africans and about Africa including Ghana. All the materials under this unit are for Reference purposes only.
Development Information Unit (DIU)
Development Information Unit (DIU) is located on the East end of the third floor of the Sam Jonah Library. The Unit keeps and provides access to World Bank Publications and other information on development as well as current statistics and reports on development works in Ghana and the world.
The Gallery Unit acquires and manages items that are considered to be of historical and monumental achievements of the University. The Unit specifically:
- collects, preserves and exhibits relevant souvenirs, paraphernalia, past and present physical and human resources of the University.
- showcases the achievements of the University including pictures, trophies and inventions.
- showcases special publications of the University.
Senior Members Commons
The Senior Members Commons is located at Right Wing of the Ground floor of the Sam Jonah Library is for only Senior Members that includes Lecturers, Registrars/Research Fellows etc.
The Research Commons located at the West wing of the second floor of the Sam Jonah Library is for only Graduate students and Faculty members. The Section provides innovative research environment with resources and facilities that inspire interdisciplinary research, promote research output and scholarly excellence.
The Knowledge Commons located at the West wing of the second floor of the Sam Jonah Library is for only undergraduate students. The Section is equipped with computer workstations, discussion rooms as well as computing facilities are for the undergraduate students.
Social Learning Area
This is located on the second floor in between the Research Commons and Knowledge Commons. It is a modern technologically enriched space for learning and exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Graduate Study Area
The Graduate study area located in the basement at the Sam Jonah Library. It is restricted to graduate students only. The study area has discussion cubicles for graduate students.
Discussions / Seminar Rooms
These are located in the Commons (Research and Knowledge) where discussions and seminars are held. It has to be booked in advance for a maximum of 4 hours per day.
The Conference Room, Sam Jonah Library is located on the ground floor where meetings are held. It has a seating capacity of 40.
Intelligence Centre (Training Room)
This is located at the Basement near the Graduate Study Area. Training programmes, Seminars and meetings are held at the Intelligence Centre (Training room). It has a seating capacity of maximum of 40.