ERIC Number: EJ819508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
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Strategies for Addressing the University Library Users' Changing Needs and Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa
Musoke, Maria G. N.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v34 n6 p532-538 Nov 2008
The paper presents a Sub-Saharan African academic Librarian's experience in trying to address the changing needs and practices of university library users. Special reference is made to Makerere University Library. Most of the changes have been brought about by the various paradigm shifts in teaching, learning and research, as well as advances in information systems and services resulting from developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Achievements and challenges are highlighted.
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Librarians, User Needs (Information), Change, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Africa