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use of libraries for the development of South Africa

R. B. Zaaiman

use of libraries for the development of South Africa

final report on an inverstigation for the South African Institute for Librarianship and Information Science

by R. B. Zaaiman

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Published by Centre for Library and Information Service, Dept. of Library and Information Science, University of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- South Africa.,
  • Libraries and state -- South Africa.,
  • Public libraries -- South Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementR.B. Zaaiman, P.J.A. Roux, J.H. Rykheer.
    SeriesContributions to library science / The State Library, Pretoria -- no. 41, Contributions to library science -- no. 41
    ContributionsRoux, P. J. A., Rykheer, J. H., South African Institute for Librarianship and Information Science., University of South Africa. Centre for Library and Information Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 277 p. --
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17320414M
    ISBN 100798913614

    The African Book Trust’s aim is to have more South African books in libraries across the country, making local writing available to more people. Founder Griffin Shea tells us more about the project. Priya Pitamber The African Book Trust aims to expand the footprint of South African books. The idea is easy, yet effective. “We [ ]. The state of school libraries in South Africa Margie Paton-Ash and Di Wilmot Abstract Fewer than 8% of South African public schools have functional libraries (Equal Education, , p). This is despite links made by research to student achievement and school libraries in South Africa and elsewhere.

    consist of national central libraries in the capital cities, provincial or regional libraries, district libraries, small libraries and bookmobiles (Sturges , 41). Carnegie Corporation was one of the national organizations which helped the library development. It supported South Africa in modern library development since   One of the major changes we expect to see in academic libraries is the use of new innovating technologies. The NMC Horizon Report Summary Library Edition suggests that in the very near future we will be seeing “libraries adapting to accommodate new applications of technology for learning, research, and information”.Author: Chloe Wenborn.

    Our Work in South Africa. Room to Read began working in South Africa in Our Literacy Program responds directly to the dire need for teacher training in literacy, for school libraries, and for reading materials across many official languages. ICT in Libraries: Prospects and Challenges: /ch Recent developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have characterized new ways of information generation, managing, and : Shampa Paul, Shashi P. Singh.


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Centre for Library and Information Service.]. The South African economy has been described by economist Ruchir Sharma in his recent book Breakout Nations as “a developed market wrapped inside an emerging market". Two decades on from the formal end of the old apartheid regime, the South African economy can lay claim to being one of the wealthiest in Africa and one with a stable functioning democracy.

African Library Project establishes partnerships with African-based organizations that specialize in education, library or community development. Our partners must be capable of supporting the development of libraries per year. We work in English-speaking African countries that meet our criteria for sustainable library development.

The history of libraries in South Africa had its start with libraries formed for private use which later were made available for the general public. Inthe most extensive of these early private collections, owned by Joachim von Dessin, the secretary of the Orphan Chamber, was left to the Cape consistory of the Dutch Reformed Church specifically to form the basis of a public library for.

Public and Community Libraries in South Africa The South African Library for the Blind (SALB) • The Investigation into Braille Production in SA The National Library of South Africa Mzansi Libraries On-line The impact of the Public and Community Libraries Conditional Grant libraries would be 11, The national book stock approximated 47 million items3 in of South Africa’s National Development Plan, a policy that charts the country’s development up Author: Christine Stilwell.

The African Library Project was founded in by Chris Bradshaw and her family from Portola Valley, California. While visiting remote villages in Lesotho, a small mountainous kingdom in Southern Africa, Chris was inspired to work toward ending the cycle of poverty and illiteracy when she found out that there was only one public library in the country.

DISSAnet--Development of Information Science in South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa) The web site features general information about the project and an online library of DISSAnet, SCECSAL, and WWW application conference proceedingsdownloadable in PDF format, and a bibliography of references.

The history of libraries began with the first efforts to organize collections of of interest include accessibility of the collection, acquisition of materials, arrangement and finding tools, the book trade, the influence of the physical properties of the different writing materials, language distribution, role in education, rates of literacy, budgets, staffing, libraries for.

Similarly in academic libraries, there are efforts to provide remote access, for example through online book requests at the East-West University in Bangladesh, digital contacts at the Agricultural University Library of Colombia and the Veracruz University in Mexico, or.

To mark the beginning of the 21st century, and encouraged by Professor Ali Mazrui, the Zimbabwe International Book Fair launched the international compilation of "Africa's Best Books." This project was organized in collaboration with the African Publishers Network (APNET), the Pan-African Booksellers Association (PABA), African writers.

Home» Africa South of the Sahara» South Africa libraries & archives. "Cape Town will host the first ever international book fair to be held in South Africa in June Includes the Project for Statistics on Living Standards and Development - PSLSD a South Africa Integrated Household Survey.

The general aim of the study was to find out collection development practices, policies and use of non-book materials in South African university libraries.

To this end the specific objectives were: To find out how non-book materials in university libraries are collected and Author: Nomaxabiso Claribel. Ntuli. The article reflects on a case study of a group of six school-based dual use libraries in rural South Africa focusing specifically on their community role.

Its starting point is the library and information services (LIS) Transformation Charters vision of public libraries that play a meaningful role in Cited by: Obinyan, G.A., Obinyan, O.O. and Aidenojie, E.

Use of information resources in four branches of a state public library in Nigeria. Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal, Ocholla, D. Information accessibility by the marginalised communities in South Africa and the role of Cited by: 1.

KEY PROFESSIONAL PRINCIPLES FOR SOUTH AFRICAN ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS 1 INTRODUCTION Libraries have changed in response to external influences. As academic libraries find ways to connect with the mission of their parent institutions, they will continue to be considered the ‘heart’ of the university (Weiner ).

to the development of public libraries in South Africa in the nineteenth century - notes that even in the white community there were unequal developments for different cultural communities as "public libraries were established mainly by the English-speaking (white) section of the population in File Size: 69KB.

With the fall of apartheid in South Africa, expectations were high for the enfranchisement of the acutely underdeveloped majority in South Africa. But problems abound, and this educational study looks critically at the educational situation and puts forth a number of proposals that could produce better results in contemporary South by: South Africa’s first Voluntary National Review (VNR) is testimony to the national commitment to the full and integrated implementation of the Agenda.

The National Development Plan (NDP): Vision – “Our future, make it work, was adopted inas South Africa`s development loadstar and roadmap. It predated the adoption of File Size: 1MB. COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF NON-BOOK MATERIALS IN UNIVERSITY UBRARIES IN SOUTH AFRICA NOMAXABISO CLARIBEL NTUU Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Information Studies in the Department of Information Studies, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg Supervisor Pro£.

A M. Kaniki. JANUARY. According to the study, 78% of Grade 4 pupils in South Africa cannot read for basic meaning in any national language. In other words, 8 out of 10 9-year-olds in South Africa are functionally illiterate.

How do we use libraries to foster literacy?Author: Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.purpose libraries in South Africa, was opened on 18 August This exciting venture, which serves both as a school library for the 1, learners of Klapmuts Primary School as well as a public library for the 9, inhabitants of the Klapmuts community, could become a .Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa, ITOCA, South Africa.

This Elsevier Foundation grant addresses a very real problem – how to encourage more institutions in West and Central Africa to register for and make use of international journals, books and databases that are now freely available through Research4Life. Out of.