ERIC Number: ED227877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Regional Activities Division. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Papers on library network activities in Canada, the Third World, Japan, Malaysia, Brazil, and Sweden which were presented at the 1982 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference include: (1) "Canada: A Voluntary and Flexible Network," a review by Guy Sylvestre of the political, social, and economic structures affecting library network development; (2) "Regional and Sub-Regional Clearing Houses for Library Activities in the Third World," a discussion by S. P. C. N'Jie and J. A. Dosunmu of the benefits, functions, organization, and management of proposed clearinghouses for library activities in the developing countries; (3) "(The) Present Status and Problems of Library Service Networks in Japan," a description by Madoko Kon of Japanese public, school, academic, special and medical library network activities; (4) "A Preliminary Approach to Library Networking in Malaysia," a report by D. E. K. Wijasuriya and A. Leong on the communications infrastructure of Malaysia and its library network organization and services; (5) "Information in Brazil: Diagnosis" by Aristeu Goncalves de Melo, which discusses information as an instrument of development and describes information services in the Brazilian House of Representatives; and (6) "Library Associations on the Move: Some Ideas from the Swedish Library Association (SAB)" by Margareta Torngren, which proposes the formation of an IFLA Round Table for Library Associations. (ESR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Brazil; Canada; Japan; Malaysia; Sweden