ERIC Number: ED176757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Developing Countries and Its Information Needs and Supply: A Brief Report of an International Seminar.
Iyengar, T. K. S.
Brief summaries of the 30 papers presented to the UN/ICSU/COSTED International Seminar on "Technical Information Services for Developing Countries," held in March 1977 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, are provided in this overview of the session. The report concludes with four recommendations made by seminar participants: (1) the establishment of a technical information service which would create databases in special problem areas of local importance, publish and distribute basic science information, and organize mass media material for immediate use; (2) the organization of regional training courses to train information personnel; (3) the development of infrastructure for a science and technology information network; and (4) initation of software development and manufacture in developing countries. (Author/JEG)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Scientific and Technical Information
Note: Paper prepared for the 1977 IFLA/UNESCO Pre-Session Seminar on Resource Sharing of Libraries in Developing Countries (Antwerp, Belgium, August 30-September 4, 1977); For related documents, see IR 007 707-722