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Librarianship as a bridge to an information and knowledge society in Africa

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Published by K.G. Saur in München .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
  • Library science -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
  • Information society -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
  • Knowledge management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Alli Mcharazo and Sjoerd Koopman.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesIFLA publications -- 124
    ContributionsMcharazo, Alli., Koopman, Sjoerd M. J., 1949-, Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Librarians (17th : 2006 : Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ665.2.A35 L53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20857888M
    ISBN 103598220316
    ISBN 109783598220319

    This initiative is an action framework to build Africa's information and communication infrastructure, and was adopted during the ECA's 22nd meeting of African Ministers in charge of planning and development (held in May ) under resolution {XXXI} entitled "Implementation of the African Information Society Initiative" {ECA, }. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

    Africa produces a mere 2% of the world’s books, despite having 12% of the world’s population. It is estimated that sub-Saharan Africa imports close to 70% of its books. The majority are university textbooks and vocational training books and cost an average of US$25 per copy (Makotsi, 4).File Size: KB. Book Title: Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society Author: R. R. Reno Publisher: Simon and Schuster Release Date: Pages: ISBN:

    Advanced Topics in Library and Information Science: International and Comparative Librarianship 2. Advanced Topics in Library and Information Science: International and Comparative Librarianship 1. Make sure to give them a copy without your editing notes visible. life in South Africa by sustaining access to information through public libraries. This will enable the public to participate meaningfully in a democratic and knowledge-based society. Since its inception, R32 million has been allocated towards this pilot project, which will run for two years. There is a strong possibility of.


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