Mrs. Lawrencia Donkor Acheampong
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Qualification: MPhil. Information Studies
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Research Interests: Information Literacy, Information and Data Management, Information Seeking Behaviour, Digital Libraries/Institutional Repository
Tel: +233 244 533 482    
Nationality:  Ghanaian        
Station:  Fumesua, Kumasi (Ghana)    
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Mrs. Lawrencia Donkor Acheampong is a Senior Research Scientist specialized in Information management.  She obtained a Diploma in Business Studies (Secretarial and Management Option) from the Tamale Polytechnic in the year 2000.  She holds B.Ed. in Business Education from the University of Education, Winneba and an M.A. (Information Studies-Library option), from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Mrs. Donkor Acheampong has attended several training workshops including, the digitization of indigenous knowledge, Digital Library Policy and Management, Information Skills and Research Training, Electronic Resources Training of Trainers Course, Result Based monitoring and Evaluation Workshop, Online Journal Publishing, Web 2 Tool Kit, among others.
Mrs Donkor Acheampong is a part-time tutor at the College of Distance Education of the University of Cape Coast (U.C.C) where she teaches Information Literacy Skills.
Lawrencia has trained more than 100 participants in information sources, electronic resources, internet search and information management tools.
Significant Research Undertaken
Access to and Use of Information Centres among Scientists at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, USA, 2011
Journal Publications
    Donkor Acheampong, L,  Nsiah Frimpong, B.,  Adu-Appiah, A ; Owusu Asante, B.;  Darko Asante, M (2017) Assessing the Information Seeking  Behaviour and Utilization of Rice Farmers in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of Ashanti Region of Ghana.  Agriculture & Food Security Journal (BioCentral) (2017) 6:38 DOI 10.1186/s40066-017-0114-8
    Osei-Kofi P. S., L. M. Aboagye, L. D., Acheampong, and P. Ababio-Danso (2017) Agricultural land use at East Akim Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Agricultural and Food Science Journal of Ghana.  Volume 10 (1). Pp 832-842.
    Donkor Acheampong L., Dzandu M. D. (2015) Information Seeking Behaviour of Crops Research Scientists in Ghana. Information and Knowledge Management ISSN 2224-5758 (Paper) ISSN 2224-896X (Online)Vol.5, No.5, 2015
    Donkor Acheampong L., Dzandu M. D. (2012) “Access to and Use of Information Centres among Scientists at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi, Ghana” (2012). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Paper 806.

Conference Papers
Donkor Acheampong L., and Sraku-Lartey M. (2016) Ethics of Information use: The role of information professionals in Ghana (conference paper presented at 2nd CARLIGH International Conference, Accra Ghana, (27-30 September 2016). (Edited)
Current Research Being Undertaken
Developing Digital Institutional Repository for CSIR-Crops Research Institute

Membership of Professional Association(s):
Member, Ghana Library Association (GLA)
Treasurer, Research Staff Association (Northern Sector)
Member, International Association Agricultural Information Specialist, Africa Chapter