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ERIC Number: ED216690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 201
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Library and Information Services for the Public. Proceedings of the Conference of the Papua New Guinea Library Association (8th, Waigani, Port Moresby, October 18-19, 1979).
Flanagan, John, Ed.
The product of a conference concerned with the role of libraries in developing countries, this set of proceedings includes opening comments from the conference; a paper on "Strategies in the Planning of Library and Information Services," by Hedwig Anuar; five papers on the general topic of "Literacy and the Library"; an address entitled "Reaching Out: Access to Library-Based Information Services in the Rural Areas of Papua New Guinea," by Radha Rasmussen; and a set of 11 brief talks on the topic of "Agencies in New Guinea Involved in Information Work." Each of the papers or set of papers delivered on a particular topic is followed by a transcript of the succeeding question and answer period. Appended are a list of details on the conference participants and a paper entitled"Speaking Volumes," by Tony Austin, which discusses the importance of libraries and media centers in the educational process, and especially in the development of a literate populace. (JL)
Papua New Guinea Library Association, PO Box 5368, Boroko, Papua New Guinea ($15.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Papua New Guinea Library Association, Port Moresby.
Identifiers: Papua New Guinea; Papua New Guinea Library Association