ERIC Number: ED360975
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-May
Reference Count: N/A
Information Resource Sharing and Networking. 2nd Revised and Amended Edition. Report on Three Training Courses (Arusha, Tanzania, October 22-November 2, 1990; Mombasa, Kenya, April 15-26, 1991; Arusha, Tanzania, March 23-April 3, 1992).
Musana, Augustes, Ed.; Huttemann, Lutz, Ed.
From 1989 to 1991, the German Foundation for International Development has organized a series of seminars and training courses for Eastern African countries given in concert with national and regional partner organizations to assist in providing improved information and documentation services. Selected papers and lecture notes from three training courses on information resource sharing and networking are presented. Part 1 contains the following papers from the three courses: (1) "A National Information Service" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (2) "Resource Sharing" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (3) "Networks: An Overview" (Edward Waiguru Muya); (4) "Bibliographic Control" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (5) "Collection Development" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (6) "Information Management--Indexing" (Edward Waiguru Muya); (7) "Information Management--Thesaurus" (Edward Waiguru Muya); (8) "Information Management--Retrieval" (Edward Waiguru Muya); (9) "Abstracting" (Augustes Musana); (10) "Records Management" (Augustes Musana); (11) "Computer Applications in Libraries and Documentation Centres: What a Manager Needs To Know" (Jacinta Were); (12) "Developing Marketing Strategies for Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (13) "Financial Resources Mobilization and Utilization" (James M. Ng'ang'a); (14) "Cooperation and Resource Sharing" (Cecile Wesley); (15) "Information Networks" (Cecile Wesley); (16) "National Information Systems" (Cecile Wesley); (17) "Communication in Libraries" (Getachew Birru); (18) "Strategies for Improving upon Reference Services" (Getachew Birru); and (19) "Current Awareness Services and Selective Dissemination of Information" (Augustes Musana). Part 2 contains a report on the three training courses (Augustes Musana), listing summary proposals and recommendations for Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Djibouti. (Contains 60 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Abstracting, Cataloging, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Indexing, Information Networks, Information Retrieval, Information Services, Library Collection Development, Library Education, Records Management, Seminars, Shared Resources and Services, Training
German Foundation for International Development (DSE) Education, Science and Documentation Centre (ZED), P.O. Box 300462, 5300 Bonn 3, Germany.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: German Foundation for International Development (DSE), Bonn (Germany).; Eastern and Southern African Management Inst., Arusha (Tanzania).
Identifiers - Location: Africa