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Resource sharing of libraries in developing countries proceedings of the 1977 IFLA/Unesco Pre-session Seminar for Librarians from Developing Countries, Antwerp University, August 30-September 4, 1977 by IFLA/Unesco Pre-session Seminar for Librarians from Developing Countries Antwerp University 1977.

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

Subjects:

  • Library cooperation -- Congresses,
  • Libraries -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by H.D.L. Vervliet.
SeriesIFLA publications -- 14
ContributionsVervliet, Hendrik D. L., International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions., Unesco.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ672 .I13 l977
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19004853M
ISBN 102862940275, 2862940275, 3598203756

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Resource Sharing of Libraries in Developing Countries: The Case for Library Networking. Kigongo-Bukenya, I. M. N. Library networking is defined, and several topics are examined as they relate to developing nations--the need for library networking, the necessity of a survey of existing services, the network structure, the legal framework, financing, the need for . Resource sharing among libraries in developing countries: the gulf between hope and reality. With diminishing finances, it is rarely possible for a library or information center to have enough resources to fulfill the needs of its clients. Libraries working under effective collaborative initiatives in developed countries have registered. There is a growing need for libraries in developing countries to redefine their resource sharing strategies so as to benefit from library collaboration that can result in a more effective means of meeting the needs of their library : Fredrick Kiwuwa Lugya.

There is a growing need for libraries in developing countries to redefine their resource sharing strategies so as to benefit from library collaboration that can result in a . The largest shared system for library resource sharing is OCLC, which enables over 10 libraries in 56 countries to share millions of loans and copies annually. Every 18 seconds, a member library fills a : Adeyinka Tella, Femi Quardri, Sunday Segun Bamidele, Olubukola Oluyemisi Ajiboye. Managing environmental knowledge, disseminating it and building capacity for its efficient use is as important as creating knowledge. The paper aims at examining the use of information resource sharing networking in the area of e nvironmental studies in developing countries. The paper has been divided into five sections. First section discusses the concept and rationale of . This guideline began with a report prepared by the Task Force on Resource-Sharing Response to Natural Disasters, June Prepared in by the Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee of the Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section (STARS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of the American Library.

Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name: . It is a means by which libraries in developing countries can provide users access to information when resources are scarce. Library cooperation is considered to mean an intent to share resources, knowledge, bibliographic data, services and even computer facilities to provide some or all aspects of library service. Elsewhere, where it is felt that bringing people together brings too much of a risk, libraries have closed and gone fully online, or found other means of sharing physical copies of books as safely as possible – for example, Radford College School library in Australia has a click-and-collect service for books, while Lane Cove (also in Australia) and Godoy Cruz library in Argentina . After , the emphasis shifted to monitoring resource sharing within the United States. By , the USBE focused on international publication again, and currently distributes publications to libraries in all areas of the world, to developing and developed countries alike.