Monthly Archives: September 2013

Trends and strategy

No one visits the library any more! This is a quote from a disillusioned librarian in Europe. Invisibility is seen as unimportance and hence less support can be expected from the institution. It is a trend as people start owning … Continue reading

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Public Access to Health Information

A pre-conference workshop to be held on Monday 7th October at the Annual LIASA Conference, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. “The main aim of this “Train the Trainers” workshop is to discuss what librarians can do, especially through … Continue reading

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New award opportunity – Creative use of ICT in public libraries

Particularly for those who have taken part in one of the Public Access to Health Information courses or who have an interest in the subject and are willing to collaborate with other institutions. The following is from Jean Fairbairn at … Continue reading

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The New Medical Library at the Copperbelt University, Zambia

The Copperbelt University School of Medicine Library was established in February 2012 along with the establishment of the School of Medicine of this University. It is a Branch of the University Main Library located on the ground floor of Ndola … Continue reading

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14th Biennial Congress of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa

The 14th Congress of AHILA/ AIBSA will take place in 2014 at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 20th -24th October, 2014. The main theme is on: ICTs, Access to Health Information and Knowledge: building strong knowledge societies for sustainable development in … Continue reading

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