ERIC Number: ED259726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Opening Address [and] Presentations of the Annual Reports of the Sections Belonging to the Division of Libraries Serving the General Public.
Granheim, Else; And Others
Opening remarks by Else Granheim, President of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), address the meeting theme--"The Basis of Library and Information Services for National Development"--with special attention to the promotion of the reading habit and adult education. Remarks cover IFLA activities in the past several years, brief descriptions of a few of IFLA's core programs, and special concerns of libraries in the Third World. Bound with the opening address are annual reports (with varying levels of detail) from five sections of IFLA: (1) The Section of Libraries for the Blind report by Winnie Vitznasky includes information on meetings, monthly mailings, publishing activities, recommendations on national standards, a discussion of braille in Africa and the availability of materials for the blind, and copyright developments; (2) The report of the Section of Library Service to Hospital Patients and Handicapped Readers covers publications, standing committee meetings, and an extension of the Section's terms of reference to include library services to those in penal institutions; (3) The Section of Children's Libraries report by Chairman Lena Skoglund covers business matters, promotion of the reading habit, projects, and publications; (4) a National Centres for Library Services (ROTNAC) report by Secretary Y. de Niet; and (5) a progress report from the Section of Public Libraries. (THC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Africa