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Graduate Students’ Perception and Utilization of Research Commons (Rcs) In the University of Ghana Central Library, Legon

The paper mainly focused on graduate research students’ needs and expectations in terms of use of facilities and services of a Research Commons (RCs) at the University of Ghana, Legon.  The study used a survey data collection methods, using a convenient sampling to select a sample size of 200 out of 1,460 registered graduate student patrons of the RCs.  In all, 190 completed questionnaires were retrieved, giving a response rate of 95%.  The study shows that, on the whole, the RCs established barely six months ago is a great success and is putting the library back at the centre of graduate learning and research at the University of Ghana.

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