ERIC Number: ED438832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
ICDE Librarians' Roundtable (Hong Kong, October 11-12, 1999).
Wai-man, Wong; Schafer, Steve; Watson, Elizabeth F.; Tai-loon, Fong
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Librarians' Roundtable is the first of its kind for librarians of international distance and open education institutions to exchange their views on how to cope with the development of their institutions in the use of new technology, and in the provision of library services to distance learners. The 17 papers in this proceedings describe planning efforts, library services and recent developments, staff development needs, and use of information and communication technologies in libraries in distance and open education institutions in the world. Papers include: "The 'State-of-Library Services' in the Bangladesh Open University and an Action Plan for Future Development" (Muhammad Saadat Ali); "Library Services for Distance Learners at the University of the West Indies" (Elizabeth F. Watson); "New Library Services for Distance and Lifelong Learners at the University of Sunderland, United Kingdom" (Andrew McDonald); "Meeting the Information Needs of Distance Learners: the UPM Experience" (Kamariah Abdul Hamid); "National Resource Centre of the Mauritius College of the Air" (Pitt-Fong Ah-fat); "Moving Toward the Online Library" (Helen Livingston); "Library Services at Athabasca University; Change the Same" (Steve Schafer); "The Human Factors in Developing Electronic Library Services" (Andrew McDonald); "Changes and Challenges: ICT-Library-Library Staff" (Christer Knuthammar); "The Library of the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand" (Sandra Mann); "A Brief Presentation on the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Peruvian Libraries" (Eduardo Villanueva Mansilla); "Current Position and Perspectives of the Fundamental Library of St. Petersburg State Technical University" (Vera Ananieva); "Distance Education and Library Resources at Vista University: from Unplanned Growth to a Visionary Package" (Juliano M. Kabamba); "Library Services for Distance Students at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University" (Somsuang Prudtikul); "Greetings from the Rainbow Nation of South Africa" (Erlanda Venter); "The University of Zambia Library: Past, Present and the Future" (Hudwell Mwacalimba); and "Electronic Library Services for Distance Learners--Its Developments in the Open University of Hong Kong" (Wong Wai-man). (AEF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Dialog Systems, Inc.; World Bank, Washington, DC.; Open Univ. of Hong Kong.
Authoring Institution: International Council for Open and Distance Education.