ERIC Number: ED221176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Libraries and National Development (Final Report of the Third Afro-Nordic Library Conference, Finland, September 3-7 1979).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Contained in this collection of presentations from the third Afro-Nordic Library Conference are a foreword describing the objectives of the meeting and 14 papers: "From Oral Tradition to Literary Writing: The Awakening of National Awareness," by Heikki Kirkinen; "African Library Systems," by L. E. Samarasinghe; "Planning of Library Infrastructures: Nordic Views," by Lars Tynell; "Planning of Library Infrastructures: Problems Related to the Running of Library Networks in Africa," by A. G. T. Ofori; papers on centralized services for libraries in Nordic countries and in Africa, by Harald Granheim and E. E. Kaungamno respectively; "The Role of Public Libraries in the Transfer of Information," by Annette Skov; papers on resource sharing in Nordic and African libraries, by Eeva-Maija Tammekann and S. B. Aje respectively; papers on reader services for children in Nordic and African libraries, by Gerd Hillman and Gloria Dillsworth respectively; papers on integrated library education in Nordic and African countries, by Ben Rugaas and A. A. Bousso respectively; and "Libraries in the African Development Projects: The Problems of the Library Service in Africa," by D. E. Uba. Conference resolutions, a list of conference participants, and transcripts of two addresses by Finnish officials are appended. (JL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Africa; Finland; Information Transfer; Nordic Countries; Oral Literature