University of Cape Coast

Mr. Christopher Kwame Filson

Mr. Christopher Kwame Filson

Deputy LibrarianSenior

Christopher Kwame Filson started assisting in the teaching of Information Literacy Skills since 2013. Currently, he is the Coordinator of the Information Literacy Unit under the Faculty of Arts. He is a librarian by profession and a Senior Assistant Librarian of the Sam Jonah Library of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. In the Library, he doubles as the Acting Head of Department for the Collection Management and Technical Services Department and an Acquisition Librarian.

He has the following publications


Journal publications

1. Afful-Arthur, P., & Filson, C. K. (2016). Knowledge management in indigenous medicine: the

expected  role of Ghanaian University Libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal).

Available at


2. Afful-Arthur, P., & Filson, C. K. (2015). Strengthening the teaching of information literacy skills: case     

              of University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Journal of Applied Information Science and Technology,     

              8(2), 72-79.

3. Agyekum, B. O., & Filson, C. K. (2013). The Challenges of School libraries after the

 Implementation of the new educational reforms in Ghana  Library  Philosophy and Practice (e-

journal). Available at

4. Anafo, P., & Filson, C. K. (2013). Promoting  Information Literacy Skills among students of Ashesi

University College Library Philosophy and Practice-(e-journal). Available at

5. Filson, C.K. (2017). Collection management and the challenges of library users: A descriptive

              study. International Journal of Distributed and Clod computing. Vol.5 (1)

6. Filson, C. K. (2018). Comparative study of collection management practices academic

libraries. Library Management, 39 (1), 66-77.

7. Filson, C.K. (2018). Collection management influence on usage of library materials. KIIT Journal of

Library and Information Management 5 (1), 15-24.

8. Filson  C . K., & Edumadze, E.  (2017). Prospects and constraints of the University of Cape

Coast satellite libraries" The Bottom Line, 30 (2), 120-131.

9. Filson, C.K., & Anafo, P. (2015). Use of school libraries by students on teaching practice: A case study   

               of the Seventh-day Adventist College of Education in Ghana. Journal of Applied Information

               Science and Technology  8 (2), 61-71.

10. Filson, C. K., & Baffour, O. A. (2014). Colleges of  Education Libraries in Ghana: An evaluative  

study Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 4 (1), 7-19.

11. Filson, C.K., & Kwafoa, P. N. Y. (2016). The Impact of Information Literacy Skills on the

                performance   of past students at their workplaces; The case of University of Cape Coast,

               Ghana. Journal of Applied Information Science 4 (2), 2-8.

12. Filson, C..K., & Afful-Arthur, P.  (2017). UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and AU

2063 the African Union Aspirations: a paradigm Ghanaian Public University Libraries

           Cannot Ignore. Journal of International Academic Research f or multidisciplinary 5 (9), 17-


13.Tachie-Donkor, G., & Filson, C..K. (2017) Use of internet resources in higher education: a

case of  Faculty of Arts of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana International Journal of

Knowledge Based Computer Systems. 5(2).

14. Tachie-Donkor, G.& Filson, C.K.,. &  Opare-Adzobu, J. (2016). Motivation and performance of the

              middle Level manpower in academic libraries: the case study of University of Cape Coast  

              Ghana. Journal of International Academic Research f or multidisciplinary 4(7), 164-173.

15. Afful-Arthur, P. and Filson C. K. (2019) Information needs and Information-seeking       

         behaviour of auto mechanics in Siwdu, Cape Coast, Ghana. International

Journal of Content Development & Technology Vol.9, No.1, 7-18