Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana annually organize an international conferences to brainstorm how to develop it organization globally. Partners and Members globally travel far and near to witness this great opportunity of sharing ideas on how the industry can be advanced through science and technology. Carligh’s creation and continued existence is found in helping institutions in Ghana to gain access to a wide variety of scientific, academic and research knowledge which is found in electronic databases.
The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana, a non-profit association, with the purpose of ensuring a continued availability of library and information resources.
The name of the consortium shall be Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana, hereinafter referred to as CARLIGH or the “Consortium”.
The Secretariat shall be located at the Institute for Technological Information (INSTI), CSIR, Accra
To optimise the shared use of the resources of member institutions and to exchange scholarly library and information services on a more formal basis within the network.
The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) was founded in 2004 to provide access to online resources and training for members.
The vision of CARLIGH is to be a centre of excellence in providing recorded knowledge in all formats, for teaching, learning and research activities in Ghana.
Our Mission is to employ collective information resources, technology and staff capabilities to improve teaching, learning and research including life long learning in member institutions and by extension in Ghana.
One of the major objectives of CARLIGH is the development of staff in member institutions. We do this through a range of training programmes, which are organized both as interactive face-to-face events, and recently via online courses.