Richard Bruce Lamptey is a Librarian at the College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, knowledgeable in digital Libraries, Data Curation, Digital Repositories and Information Management, and Open Access / Open Data issues.
He is very much results-driven, a go-getter who follows transformational leadership principles. Besides that, Richard is very passionate about knowledge sharing.
Richard Bruce Lamptey is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Information Science at the University of South Africa (UNISA). He holds MPhil in Science and Technology Studies at the Stellenbosch University South Africa, Master of Art in Information Services Management from London Metropolitan University, Diploma in Librarian and Information Science from University of Ghana, and Certificate in ICT for Librarians from University of Pretoria.
He is the Country Coordinator for Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL). He acts as the main point of contact with EIFL-Programme; communicating about EIFL activities with the CARLIGH and ensures access to research output considered within their strategy, reaching out to national policymakers, research, and library communities. he is enthusiastic in attending meetings, delivering
speeches, etc. working with fellow librarians, scholars, educators, and students in the active
national advocacy group sharing knowledge and creating partnerships, and representing the
EIFL programme at conferences and events in Ghana and abroad. He has facilitated many workshops in Ghana and abroad. He has several peer-review publications to his credit.
He is the Regional Representative for Ghana Library Association in Ashanti Region.
He spearheaded the setting up of the Research Commons at the Main Library. Renovated the College of Science Library as well as setting up the CoS Learning Commons. In addition, he worked with the GRASAG to set up the Mini Research Commons within the college of Science building, giving graduate students a conducive learning environment. All these development have increased the usage of the library by both students and faculty.
Richard has been on several committees and boards in the university. He is currently a Member of the Council of Convocation, KNUST.
Congratulations to Richard Bruce Lamptey!