ERIC Number: ED419535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
School Learners & Libraries.
Karlsson, Jenni, Ed.
This document presents papers from a conference held in November 1995 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, convened by the Education Policy Unit (EPU) of the University of Natal as part of research concerning the provision of library-based resources for school learners. Following an introduction are two chapters: "Identifying the Inherited Problems in the Provision of Resources for School Learners" (Jenni Karlsson, Mary Nassimbeni, and Cathy-Mae Karelse) and "Barriers and Limitations to the Provision of Library Resources to Learners" (Jenni Karlsson). The next section, "International Experiences," contains the following papers: "A State-Wide Network of School Community Libraries in Rural South Australia" (Vanessa Little); "A Fully Integrated Community and School Library in Sweden" (Christina Stenberg); "Basic Information Science: Bridging the Gap in Namibia" (Alet Marais); and "Brazil's Experiences with Mobile Libraries" (Walda de Andrade Antunes). The next section, "Alternative Models Being Explored in South Africa," consists of the following papers: "The School Community Library Concept" (Sophie le Roux); "Structured Public Library Information Services to School Learners" (Dorothy Bothman); "Classroom Libraries" (Cynthia Hugo); "Education Development Centers" (Manfred Schroen); and "The Virtual Library" (Sandra Olen). (AEF)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Electronic Libraries, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Library Collection Development, Library Services, Public Libraries, School Libraries
Educational Policy Unit (EPU), University of Natal, King George V. Ave., Durban, 4001, South Africa; phone: 011-27-031-2607.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Natal Univ., Durban (South Africa). Education Policy Unit.
Identifiers - Location: South Africa