ERIC Number: ED259733
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA General Conference, 1984. Libraries Serving the General Public Division. Section on Children's Libraries. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on children's services presented at the 1984 IFLA general conference include: (1) "Children's Literature in Kenya: Staggering Problems, Limited Successes, and Some Signs of Hope" (Ellen Kitonga, Kenya), which identifies some basic problems with respect to children's literature in Africa and suggests possible courses of action; (2) "Public Libraries Are Fantastic: Promotion of Reading and Library Use in Cooperation with Authors, Unions, Schools, and Other Institutions" (Margareta Torngren, Sweden), which describes unconventional methods currently used in Sweden to reach new and inexperienced readers and suggests additional strategies; (3) "Promoting Children's Library Work and Reading Habits in Africa" (Gloria E. Dillsworth, Sierra Leone) which examines the library situation in many of the developing countries in Africa, identifies general problems, and discusses book exhibitions, seminars, and future plans; and (4) "Education and Training of Children's Librarians in Africa" (Virginia W. Dike, Nigeria) which surveys library services and types of personnel providing such services for children in Africa, and addresses the issue of education and training. (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; Sweden