The Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana (CARLIGH) is pleased to announce and open registration for the 4th CARLIGH International Conference.


The CARLIGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE is a premier forum for Information Professionals, Researchers, Academics, Publishers, Book Vendors etc. to present their latest research outputs, ideas, and developments, and to share activities and initiatives to enhance learning, teaching and research approaches. In addition, a pre-conference workshop and an exhibition of information resources and other technologies by vendors are organised alongside. The International Conference also offers opportunities for both formal and informal networking and intellectual discourse among participants to promote discussions and sharing of knowledge, experiences and expertise on developments in learning, teaching and research as well as on global best practices.


  • Enhancing Information Access in an Era of ChatGPT and other AI” SUB THEMES
  • Emerging creativity and innovations in accessing information
  • Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets needed for relevant information science education
  • Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of AI and Tik Tok
  • Exploring new skill sets expected of information service provide and user
  • Open Access and other Open initiatives in ensuring free access to information.


Venue: GIMPA Executive Conference Centre (GECC), Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Achimota – Accra, Ghana

Date:     Monday 6th May to Friday 10th May, 2024.


Pre-Conference Workshop: Monday, 6th May to Tuesday, 7th May, 2024

Conference: Wednesday, 8th May to Friday, 10th July, 2024


This 4th conference will bring together representatives of a wide range of professionals, including: Information Specialists (e.g. Librarians, Archivists, and Journalists etc.), IT professionals, Academics, Researchers, Policy Makers, Book Vendors, Publishers, Administrators, and Industrialists from higher research and educational institution as well as related organizations from around the world in a dynamic and interactive forum.


  • Sir Dr. Sam Jonah, Chancellor, University of Cape Coast and Chairman, Jonah Capital Ltd.


  • Prof. Davies, Provost, College of Education, University of Cape Coast
    Topic:    Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets to providing relevant information science education
  • Prof. Mary Sheela Lourdusamy: Dean, Faculty of Engineering Science & Computing, Pentecost University College, Ghana, Sowutuom – Accra
    Topic: Advancing smart avenues (media) for information service provision
  • Prof. Ferdinand Apietu Katsriku: Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Ghana
    Topic: Innovation strategies for the era
  • Dr. Peter Tobin: Former Director, Information Management Services (IMS), GIMPA
    Topic: Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th industrial revolution
  • Dr. Monica Mensah: Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra
    Topic: Exploring new skill-sets expected of the information provider and the user


  • Invitation Letter/Visa Processing Assistance
  • Pre-Conference Training workshop
  • Tea/Coffee Breaks
  • Conference Buffet Lunch
  • Conference Dinner
  • Conference Souvenirs (bag, flash drive, pen and notepad, etc.)


  • Great networking opportunities
  • Be a member of a growing professional community
  • Publication of paper presented as Conference proceedings
  • Availability of Conference Proceedings in softcopy (online and electronically on a flash drive)
  • Affordable comfortable accommodation

Executive Rooms       GHc600.00/day or $50.00/day

Regular Rooms          GHc400.00/day or $30/day


For online registration, interested participants should visit the conference portal on the CARLIGH Website ( or click on this link ( to complete the online registration forms and follow up with payment of the appropriate fee/s.

 Exhibition and Advertisement

Locals: GH₵2500.00
International: US$ 400.00

Workshop and Conference Registration Fees
CARLIGH Members               GH₵1500.00
Non-CARLIGH Members      GH₵1800.00
International Participants  $250.00
Non-Presenter Students     GH₵600.00
Workshop Only                      GH₵500.00

Important Information: 

Early Bird package for institutions that present more than three participants is 5% less of the original cost. To qualify for the discount a commitment fee of GHc100 should have been paid by Wednesday, 31st January, 2024.

Payment should be made into the following accounts according to the respective categorizations (Local or International) 

Local    Participants
Account Name:                                                  CARLIGH
Currency:                                                             CEDI
Bank:                                                                     GHANA COMMERCIAL BANK
Branch:                                                                 LEGON BRANCH
Account No.:                                                      1031130009358


International Participants
Account Name:                                                  CARLIGH
Currency:                                                             Dollar
Bank:                                                                     Stanbic Bank Ghana
Branch:                                                                 Main Branch, Castle Road, Accra
Account No.:                                                      9040003788118 
SWIFT CODE:                                                      SBICGHAC



  • Submission of Full Papers or Posters: Thursday, 29th February, 2024.
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 31st January, 2024.
  • Online Registration Deadline: Friday, 15th March, 2024.


For further enquiries contact the following: Dr. Mac-Anthony Cobblah or Mrs. Evelyn Tetteh - +233244616950; +233244987822; email: (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).