ERIC Number: ED239655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
UNESCO/IFLA Presession Seminar: Exchange of Experience Seminar for Developing Countries. University Libraries in Developing Countries--Structure and Function in Regard to Information Transfer for Science and Technology.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on Third World academic, research, and medical libraries and their role in scientific and technical information transfer, which were presented at the 1983 UNESCO/IFLA (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization/International Federation of Library Associations) seminar, include: (1) "Development of Effective Acquisition Policies" by John Ndegwa (Kenya); (2) "Parameters of Expenditure: The Allocation of Funds to the Purchase of Materials and Services to Support the Information Needs of the University Community in Science and Technology" by Michael E. Gill (Barbados); (3) "Acquisition of Foreign Periodicals in Developing Countries: The Example of Brazilian Libraries" by Heloisa B. Schreiner, Rejane R. Klaes, and Mayra E. Brum (Brazil); (4) "Problems of Acquisition of Overseas and Local Materials" by B. U. Nwafor (Nigeria); (5) "Collection Building and Information Services for Material in Special Categories Relevant to Third World Use. I: Agriculture" by Clemence R. Namponya (Malawi); (6) "Collection Building and Information Services for Material in Medicine Relevant to Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Countries" by Uthai Dhutiyabhodhi (Thailand); (7) "New Information Technologies Available in the Industrialised World" by Stephen W. Massil (United Kingdom); (8) "Choosing the Moment: A Review of the Organizational Problems and Changes Arising Out of Conversion to Computerized Systems" by H. T. Lim (Malaysia); (9) "The Application of Automation to the Library Processes of the National Autonomous University of Mexico" by Roberto Garduno (Mexico); (10) "Using Automated Systems for Scientific and Technical Literature Searches" by Joseph C. Anafulu (Nigeria); (11) "Future Training Needs [of University Library Personnel]" by Hudwell Mwacalimba (Zambia); and (12) "Development of Modern Information Technologies and Their Impact on Research" by Michael E. Gill (Barbados). (ESR)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Agriculture, Computer Oriented Programs, Developing Nations, Information Needs, Information Services, International Organizations, Library Acquisition, Library Associations, Library Automation, Library Education, Library Expenditures, Medical Libraries, Online Systems, Reference Services, Research Libraries
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Asia (Southeast); Barbados; Brazil; Information Technology; Information Transfer; Mexico; Scientific and Technical Information
Note: Papers presented at the Presession Conference of the UNESCO/International Federation of Library Associations Seminar (49th, Munich, West Germany, August 16-19, 1983). Paper by Anafulu will not reproduce well.