Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

Health Science Librarianship: South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe

An article ” International Trends in health Science Librarianship : South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe ” ┬áby N. Tshuma et al was published in a recent issue of Health Information and Libraries Journal. It features the transformations, challenges and support … Continue reading

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Innovations in libraries to be funded by the Elsevier Foundation

There are two projects out of five set to go in Africa. Further details are available from their website. Collaboration for evidence based healthcare The Royal Tropical Institute in the Netherlands (the central partner in the Collaboration for Evidence Based … Continue reading

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Health information provision by public libraries – a study

Public libraries in Africa are recognized as health information providers by significant numbers of people, according to a groundbreaking six-country study commissioned by EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries). However, the study also found that the potential of libraries to play … Continue reading

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African libraries

Book Aid International newsletter BookLinks No.13 is now available online. It contains three interesting articles on libraries in Africa. Gweru schools march for libraries: School Library Month in Zimbabwe. The potential for eBooks in Kenyan libraries. Early literacy and libraries: … Continue reading

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