GLA Council 1: President - Perpetua Dadzie

Perpetua Sekyiwa Dadzie
President, Ghana Library Association
2013 to date

Chartered member - GLA

Present post and contact details
Senior Lecturer & Head of Department
Department of Information Studies
University of Ghana
Legon, Accra
Tel: +233 (0)27 760 2325
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  • Ph.D  (2013) University of South Africa (UNISA)
  • M.Phil Library Studies (2003) University of Ghana
  • Post-Grad Dip. Library Studies (1989) University of Ghana
  • B.A. French and Linguistics (1981) University of Ghana

Work experience

  • Department of Information Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, 2006- to date
  • Ashesi University Library, 2002-2006
  • Calvin McKain Library, University of Technology, Jamaica (1997-1999)
  • Escuela International Sampredrana, Honduras (1993-1995)
  • Ghana Standards Board (1993- 1996)

Research and professional interests

I have keen interest in the application of new technologies to libraries and information centres. My areas of research include digital libraries, information literacy, Information ethics, e-learning and library services to distance learners.

Current publications

  • Osae, FO. & Dadzie PS. 2013. Personal Information Management practices of students and its implications for library services at the University of Ghana.  Aslib Proceedings 65(2):143-160.
  • Lucy Dzandu, L. and Dadzie, PS. 2012.  Facilitating information and communication technology (ICT) adoption among research scientists in Ghana.  Library Philosophy and Practice.
  • Dadzie, PS. 2011.  Rethinking information ethics education in Ghana: Is it adequate? International Information & Library Review 43 (2) 63- 69.
  • Agyemang, BK. & Dadzie, PS. 2010. Providing Information Communication Technology Support to Distance Education Students: A Case of the University of Ghana, Legon. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. TOJDE. 11 (3) Article 6
  • Dadzie, PS. 2009. Information Literacy Initiatives in Higher Education : Overview of Initiatives at Two Ghanaian Universities. African Journal of Library, Archives & Information Science 19 (2) 165-175.
  • Dadzie PS. 2009. E-Learning and E-Library Services at the University of Ghana: prospects and challenges. Information Development, 25 (3) 207-217.


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