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ERIC Number: ED054795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
IICA--An Instrument for the Development of Agricultural Information in Latin America.
Malugani, Maria Dolores
The Inter-American Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IICA) is a specialized agency of the Organization of American States, devoted to the promotion of inter-american solidarity through leadership, institutional cooperation and multinational efforts. The programs for the development of the library and documentation services of the Library and Documentation Service, at an inter-american level are carried out on the basis of five main activities: (1) Documentation activities, particularly in the field of bibliography, standardization, reproduction of documents and communications; (2) Training courses for agricultural librarians; (3) Consultation services for member countries of the Organization of American States; (4) Library and documentation publications program and (5) Promotion of cooperation and realization of technical meetings, seminars and roundtables, at the inter-american level. (Author/NH)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter-American Inst. of Agricultural Sciences, Turrialba (Costa Rica).
Identifiers: Latin America; Organization of American States
Note: (50 References); Paper presented at International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IV World Congress, Paris, 20-25 April, 1970)