Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 2 : An international perspective / Ravindra N. Sharma, IFLA Headquarters.

Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2012]
Libraries in the early 21st century ; v. 2
1 online resource (564 p.)
Comparative librarianship.
International librarianship.
Libraries -- Information technology.
Electronic books.
Following the pattern of the first volume, the second volume of Libraries in the early 21st century: An international perspective extends the range of countries covered. Each chapter covers a different country and describes the modern history, development of libraries and library technology. The careful selection of countries achieves good representation of professional library work on all continents.This two-volume work represents an excellent contribution to international librarianship and allows comparative studies both at graduate and professional level.
Table of Contents
Part 1. International Librarianship
1.1 OCLC: A Global Cooperative / Jordan, Jay
1.2 From ALA to IFLA: A Primer on International Librarianship / Wedgeworth, Robert / Sharma, R.N.
1.3 Technology Enabling Universal Access to World Heritage: Implications for Libraries / Chen, Ching-chih
1.4 Academic Libraries and Technology in Developing Countries in the Twenty-First Century / Sharma, R.N.
1.5 Use of Technology in Libraries in the European Union Towards 2020 / Aslan, Selma Alpay
Part 2. Countries A-Z
2.1 Bangladesh. Libraries and Librarianship in Bangladesh / Chowdhury, Muhammad Hossam Haider / Khan, M. Shamsul Islam
2.2 Botswana.Retracing the Impact of Information Communications Technology on Academic Libraries in Sub-Saharan Africa: / Raseroka, H. Kay / Mutula, S.M.
2.3 Brazil. Library Development in Brazil / Thompson, Timothy A. / McCarthy, Cavan
2.4 Caribbean. Technology and Caribbean Libraries and a Case Study of the University of the West Indies / Joseph, Jennifer M.
2.5 Egypt. Information Technology in the Egyptian Librarianship Community / Khalifa, Mahmoud
2.6 Ghana. Libraries in Ghana in the Technological Age / Asamoah-Hassan, Helena
2.7 India. Libraries Through the Ages in India: Sojourn from Palm Leaf to Palmtop / Bhatt, R.K. / Majumdar, S.
2.8 Iran. Armenian Libraries in Iran: Will They Ever Be Able to Move Forward? / Beygijanian, Nancy
2.9 Iran. Iranian Library Landscape: The Humanware Dilemma / Naghshineh, Nader D.
2.10 Iraq. Libraries and Librarianship in Iraqi Kurdistan / Faraj, Shler Salih
2.11 Israel. The Library for the École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem / Trzopek, Pawel / Phillips, Amy
2.12 Italy. Library Automation in Italy Towards the Digital Library / Tammaro, Anna Maria
2.13 Kenya. The Development of Academic Libraries and Information Services in Kenya / Chepkwony, John K.
2.14 Mexico. Academic Libraries in Mexico with an Emphasis on the Use of Technology in Mexican State University Libraries / Lau, Jesús / Tarango, Javier
2.15 Netherlands. Libraries in the Netherlands / Koren, Marian
2.16 Pakistan. Libraries and Impact of Information and Communication Developments in Pakistan: An Overview / Ameen, Kanwal
2.17 Palestinian Territory, Occupied. Challenges and Obstacles in Palestinian Libraries / Khader, Majed
2.18 Russia. Inspection of the Book-Repositories of Russian Libraries / Velikova, T.D. / Dobrusina, S.A. / Goryaeva, A.G.
2.19 Senegal. The Development of Libraries in Sub-Saharan Francophone West Africa with a Focus on the Senegalese Situation / Dione, Bernard
2.20 Switzerland. Libraries in Switzerland / Schneider, Gabi
2.21 Taiwan, China. Development of Libraries in Taiwan, China / Chen, Chao-chen
2.22 United Arab Emirates. Libraries in the United Arab Emirates / Hirsch, David G.
2.23 Vietnam. Information Technology in Vietnamese Libraries / Le, Binh P.
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