Invitation to Join The Open Conversation of Librarians: COVID-19 Responses from Africa

The Council of the Ghana Library Association invites you to its virtual Open Conversation of Librarians: Covid-19 responses from Africa.


Firstly, this conversation will involve the sharing of ideas relating to the best practices in the provision of library services in the pandemic period covering working hours, seating arrangements in accordance with social distancing, adherence to protocol, staff work arrangement, ventilation, provision of protective equipment such as nose masks and sanitizers, disinfection of materials, doors, tables, among others.


Presentations will be received from the following institutions:

1.       Makerere University, Uganda 

2.       Rhema University, Aba, Abia State-Nigeria

3.       Durban University of Technology

4.       Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Kumasi-Ghana

5.       University of Cape-Coast, Ghana

6.       St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe, Ghana  


Secondly, there will be an open discussion by members present in the form of sharing different or similar practices in their respective libraries. The programme will be moderated by Mr. Richard Bruce Lamptey (Librarian-Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) and Mr. Eric Amponsah (Librarian-Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research-University of Ghana).


Each institution has ten minutes (10 mins) to deliver a PowerPoint presentation.

Details of Program

Date: 29th July 2021

Time: 10:00am–12:00pm

Venue: Zoom


Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Looking forward to having you as we discuss the best practices in libraries amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Thank you


Dr. Antonia B. Donkor
Secretary - Ghana Library Association

GLA Organises a Two-Day Workshop on "Writing manuscripts that get published" and "Developing Effective Poster Presentation Skills"

On behalf of the Council of the Ghana Library Association, I humbly invite you to attend a two-day virtual workshop.


Day 1: 14th July, 2021

Topic: Writing Manuscripts that get published

Venue: ZOOM

Time: 10am GMT


Content will include:

  • Scope of manuscript-scientific papers
  • Getting started
  • Preparing the manuscript
  • Submission processes
  • Responding to reviews
  • Re-submission process
  • Dealing with rejection

 Facilitator: Dr. Monica Mensah, Head-Cataloguing Department-Balme Library-UG


DAY 2: 15th July, 2021

Topic: Developing Effective Poster Presentation Skills

Time: 10am GMT

Venue: ZOOM


Content will include:

·         Introduction to Poster Presentations

·         Developing poster presentation skills

·         Designing an effective poster

·         How to deliver a good poster presentation

·         Poster Presentations: Do’s and Don’t

Facilitator: Mr. Benjamin Prempeh, Lecturer-Communication Design Department, KNUST



Register in advance for these workshops:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Please note: these workshops are free for all

We look forward to your active participation in these workshops.


Thank you