ERIC Number: ED185990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Exchange of Publications with Developing Countries.
This paper encourages the exchange of publications between industrialized and developing countries, and discusses the following topics: financial concerns contributing to the importance of exchange, problems arising in the course of exchange efforts, misconceptions about developing countries, an international code of ethics, the conventions concerning the international exchange of publications adopted by UNESCO in 1958, the need for a national publications exchange center, a handbook and letters developed by IFLA to assist in the international exchange of publications, improving exchanges through international cultural relations, and problems facing libraries in developing countries. These problems include a serious lack of trained personnel, general communications facilities, external currency, and indigenous book trade infrastructure. (CMV)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Conference of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (45th, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 27-September 1, 1979). For related document, see IR 008 328.