Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A Postal
Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi Fax: +233 (0)3220-22387
Tel: +233 (0)3220-22387, +233 (0)3220-22388
Information is a key resource for individual, organizational, national and international development. It must therefore be generated, processed, stored, and disseminated. However, because it is a non-dynamic resource, the above activities cannot happen by themselves. Therefore, there must exist a body of information professionals with extensive theory (knowledge) and practical training (competence and skills) in order to effectively manage this information. Based on the above, the Polytechnic created this department in 2015 under the Faculty of Applied Science to train people to man the various libraries and information centres in the country and beyond.
To be a Centre of Excellence for producing the nation’s library and information science experts.
The objectives of the programme are to:
The Department of Information Science currently runs two programmes on part-time basis. These are: