ERIC Number: ED216690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Information Services, Learning Resources Centers, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy, National Libraries, Organizational Objectives, Outreach Programs, Planning, Public Agencies, Public Libraries, School Libraries
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
Authoring Institution: Papua New Guinea Library Association, Port Moresby.
Identifiers: Papua New Guinea; Papua New Guinea Library Association