ERIC Number: ED450734
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Libraries in the West Bank and Gaza: Obstacles and Possibilities.
This paper provides an overview of Palestinian libraries. The following topics are addressed: historical and political background on Palestine; the Ansari Public Library in East Jerusalem; the Khalidi Family Library in the Old City of Jerusalem; mosque libraries; the Nablus Public Library; the Palestinian Library and Information Association; other public libraries; public libraries run by nongovernmental organizations; funding; fees; special libraries in Palestine; the impact on libraries of the Israeli occupation of Palestine; censorship; university libraries; library and information science education; school libraries; general features of Palestinian libraries; information and communication technology; and obstacles and possibilities for developing libraries. (MES)
Descriptors: Censorship, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Libraries, Library Associations, Library Development, Library Education, Library Services
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla66/papers/170--172e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Palestine