ERIC Number: ED220077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Centralized Services for Libraries. The African Experience. Occasional Paper No. 8.
Kaungamno, E. E.
This paper discusses the development of library cooperation and the centralization of library services in East Africa (i.e., Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda). Included are descriptions of interlibrary lending arrangements, the role of library associations, the education of professional librarians and the training of library paraprofessionals, specialized library networks, legal depository libraries in East Africa, cooperative bibliographic services (including the development of union lists and union catalogs), and library services and technical processes (including cataloging and classification, acquisitions, data processing, and the manufacture of library equipment). An 8-item list accompanies the text. (JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tanzania Library Service, Dar es Salaam.
Identifiers: Africa (East); Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
Note: Paper presented to the Afro-Nordic Library Conference (3rd, Espoo, Finland, September 3-7, 1979). For related documents, see IR 010 288, IR 010 291-294, IR 010 297-299, IR 010 306 and IR 010 308. Best copy available.