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dc.contributor.author Molebatse, Natalia
dc.contributor.author Wastawy, Sohair
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-27T06:23:35Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-27T06:23:35Z
dc.date.issued 2010-06
dc.identifier.citation UNISA/IFLA Public Lecture turns 3 years old in IFLA Newsletter Africa Section, No 37, June 2010 en
dc.identifier.issn 0850-9891
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/5891
dc.description.abstract Dr Wastawy lecture focused on the impact of technology on the African continent as well as its librarianship, despite the stereotype of „the dark continent‟. She urged libraries to heed the UN MDG‟s call to report/record their available publications as over 90% of the African countries (with over a billion people) are not reporting to the UN about their publications. She said that because of the digital revolution, libraries are changing into diffused and connected portals and therefore response should also be informed by the new generation of library users who are visually – and not necessarily text oriented. In this sense, collections are different and modes of research are also based on digital access. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher IFLA en
dc.subject African Librarianship en
dc.subject IFLA Public lectures en
dc.subject Sohair Wastawy en
dc.subject IFLA Africa en
dc.title UNISA/IFLA Public Lecture turns 3 years old en
dc.title.alternative From North to south : African Librarianship in the 21st Century en
dc.type Article en


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