ERIC Number: ED342409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The IFLA ALP (Advancement of Librarianship in Developing Countries) Programme: A Bibliography. 1966-1990. IFLA Professional Reports, No. 26.
This bibliography presents sources which trace the development of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions' (IFLA) policy for the support of librarianship in Third World countries, the development of awareness and sensitivity to its issues within the library and information world, and the way in which professionals in Third World countries have found an effective voice. Sources are listed for the following areas: (1) development of the Advancement of Librarianship in Developing Countries (ALP) core program; (2) the work of the division of regional activities and the sections on regional activities; (3) IFLA/UNESCO pre-session seminars for librarians from developing countries; (4) other IFLA conference papers; (5) IFLA's UAP (Universal Availability of Publications) and UBCIM (Universal Bibliographic Control) programs and the developing countries; (6) library and information work in the developing countries of Africa, Asia and Oceania, Latin America, and the Caribbean; (7) education and training; (8) qualification and harmonization of qualifications; (9) national libraries and legislative libraries; (10) university libraries; (11) public libraries; (12) school libraries and children's libraries; (13) preservation; (14) new technology; (15) publishing, reading, and literacy in developing countries; (16) UNESCO's General Information Programme; and (17) book aid programs, their donors, and regional library associations. The bibliography concludes with an index and ordering information for IFLA professional reports. (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Guides, Higher Education, Information Technology, Interlibrary Loans, International Organizations, International Programs, Library Acquisition, Library Development, Library Education, Library Science, Literacy, National Libraries, Policy Formation, Preservation, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Seminars
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague (Netherlands).