ERIC Number: ED450740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
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Reaching out through a Mobile Library.
This paper describes mobile library services in Thailand. Mobile library is defined as traveling or movable library activities in any format that visit rural districts or remote areas, where there is no other library service, on a specific schedule. Following an introductory section that addresses justification for and types of mobile libraries, several examples of mobile libraries in Thailand are presented. These include the Mobile Train Library, Mobile Bus Library, and Mobile Floating Library operated by the Informal Education Promotion Center, Department of Non-Formal Education, Ministry of Education, as well as bookmobiles operated by universities and library schools. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Bookmobiles, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Library Extension, Library Schools, Outreach Programs, Rural Areas, User Needs (Information)
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla66/papers/099-175e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand