ERIC Number: ED220078
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Possibilities of an Integrated National Library Policy for African Countries. Occasional Paper No. 10.
Kaungamno, E. E.
This paper outlines the rationale for, and functions of, national library policies within African countries; discusses some of the issues raised concerning national library policies at the 1970 meeting at Kampala of the Experts on the National Planning of Documentation and Library Services in Africa and at other similar conferences; reviews the legislative history of the public library movement in Tanzania; and outlines in detail the content and impact of the 1975 Tanzanian Library Services Board Act. A 10-item reference list accompanies the text. (JL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tanzania Library Service, Dar es Salaam.
Identifiers: Africa; Tanzanian Library Services Board Act
Note: Paper presented at the Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Ghana Library Board (Ghana, September, 22-26, 1975). For related documents, see IR 010 288, IR 010 290-294, IR 010 297-299, IR 010 306, and IR 010 308.