ERIC Number: ED186006
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Library Literature in English-Speaking West Africa; Its Achievements, Problems and Prospects.
This report surveys the development of librarianship in West Africa since 1954, focusing primarily on the production of professional library literature in Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, the five countries which constitute the sub-region of English-speaking West Africa. An overview of library developments is presented, and three journals, the Wala News, Nigerian Libraries, and Ghana Library Journal, are discussed in detail. An examination of future prospects in the production of professional library literature is included. (FM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Africa (West); Library Literature
Note: Paper presented at the Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (45th, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 27-September 1, 1979).