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Title Libraries and information services towards the attainment of the UN millennium development goals / edited by Benson Njobvu and Sjoerd Koopman
Published M√ľnchen : K.G. Saur, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations
Series IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 134
IFLA publications ; 134. 0344-6891
Contents Libraries and Information Service in Facilitating Knowledge Production and Management for the Millennium Development Goals -- MDGs, WSIS, UNESCO's MTS and IFAP: Alphabet Soup or Opportunities for Libraries? -- The e-Agriculture Initiative: Achieving the MDGs through Sharing of Innovative Experiences -- Managing Indigenous and Exogenous Knowledge Through Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Development and Achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals -- The significance of Marketing Library and Information Services in ensuring that Libraries Contribute to the Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals -- The Role of Lesotho Academic Libraries in the attainment of the MDGs -- Re-thinking Boundaries in the African LIS Work Place: a Contribution to the Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals -- Mainstreaming National Library and Information Services for the Attainment of MDGs: a case for the National Library Policy in Zambia -- Libraries re-loaded in Service of the Marginalized -- Strengthening Women Farmer's Networks to Contribute to the Millenium Development Goals -- Knowledge Management for Environmental Sustainability in Africa -- The Role of Libraries and Information Services in Ensuring Environmental Sustainability -- Library and Information Services and Human Resources Development: Imperatives for meeting the Millennium Development Goals
Summary Annotation The United Nations Millennium declarations of 2002 set eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to be achieved by 2015. The papers presented in this publication endeavour to address how libraries and information professionals in East, Central and Southern Africa seek to make themselves relevant to national development by asking themselves how libraries and information centres could contribute to the attainment of these MDGs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject UN Millennium Project.
Economic development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.
Information services -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.
Libraries and community -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.
Libraries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Koopman, Sjoerd M. J., 1949-
Njobvu, Benson.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (18th : 2008 : Lusaka, Zambia)
ISBN 3598441258 (electronic bk.)
9783598441257 (electronic bk.)