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Libraries and information provision in Ghana

Anaba A. Alemna

Libraries and information provision in Ghana

by Anaba A. Alemna

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Published by Type Co. in Accra [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-109) and index.

      Statementby Anaba A. Alemna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ857.G48 A44 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 113 p. ;
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL924632M
      ISBN 109988757808
      LC Control Number95223422
      OCLC/WorldCa34691583

      Libraries in Accra, Ghana. List of Best Libraries in Accra, Ghana, Top Libraries in Accra, Ghana, Libraries Near Me, Best Libraries. This paper will discuss the effects of New Information Technologies on staffing patterns in libraries in three contexts: (1) internal operations, (2) reader services, and (3) administration. It will provide quantitative measures as the basis for evaluating the effects and will present data providing benchmarks for assessing the effects in the Missing: Ghana.

      in the provision of library and information services for staff and students in UK universities over the past decade. The digital revolution means that readers now expect immediate 24/7 access to a wide range of such services. Further social, economic, educational and technological developments –. library users, speed and accuracy is the most two important dimension. Basically, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enhances the workflow of the library which helps reducing manual work, with this, it proliferates the library services. One of the most prominent advantages of ICT is to provide ICT-based information.

        A society without a library where tourists can easily have access to information on its history and culture is a society which is not ready to inform others of its heritage.” History of Ghana public libraries By there had begun what came to be known at the time as the public library movement in Ghana. Information-based services offered by the library to a defined group of patrons for personal self-development, educational, business, political and other purposes with the aid of man and or technology infrastructures. Learn more in: Prospects and Challenges of Web Technologies Application in the Provision of Library Services.


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Libraries and information provision in Ghana by Anaba A. Alemna Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visually Challenged students (VCS) in University of Ghana, Legon face various constraints in accessing library and information services.

The study was based on Ranganathan’s five principles of librarianship. Literature was reviewed on provision and access to library and information services. The researcher adopted case study, since the sample size was small they were all included Cited by: 2.

Developing an Information Provision Strategy for University Libraries in Ghana Article (PDF Available) in Libri 49(2) June with 58 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Library and information services in Ghana may be classified into four broad categories, namely: public library services, academic libraries, special libraries, and school libraries. Ghana Book Trust, World Vision International and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day.

This study is an assessment of Information Provision Services of Libraries in the 21st century in some. Keywords: public libraries, Ghana library board, library facilities, information provision Abstract This paper assesses the contribution of the public library system in Ghana in general and the Ashanti Regional Library, Kumasi in particular in providing educational, Cited by: 4.

Int. Libr. Rev. () 23, 17` Education for Library and Information Work in Ghana: Challenges of the New Decade MARY I.

BOYE* BACKGROUND Library services in Ghana have generally been regarded as necessary, for the educational needs of students, the research needs of scholars and the leisure reading needs of the by: 5. In Ghana, in its quest to adapt to international standards in the provision of library and information services to persons with Disability has passed Persons with Disability ActAct ss22 talks about the provision of library and information services.

Community Information Provision 17 Library Situation in Ghana 19 Public Library Services 22 Academic Libraries 23 Special Libraries 27 edented rise in the collection of books and development of libraries by both private individuals and governments.

The. TEXTBOOKS, SCHOOL LIBRARIES AND THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS A ROADMAP FOR REFORM Draft Report School Book Lists Ghana and Nigeria. Journal of Library Administration 9(3), p.

17 Alemna, A. () Libraries and information provision in Government Ministries and Departments in Ghana. Aslib Proceedings 42(9), p. 18 Ranganathan, S. () As quoted by Rao, D. cit. 19 Entsua-Mensah, C. () The information technology challenge and library and.

Library Authority, EIFL’s mobile library project raises pass rate in BECE. A partnership between the Ghana Library Authority and international non-governmental agency, EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) for the delivery of a mobile library project has resulted in a significant. effective library and information services in selected university libraries in Ghana.

The rationale whole, which should reflect in effective and efficient provision of library and information services. The researcher reviewed extensively literature on relevant subject areas related to staff training and development including: the concept of.

Provides a review of the most recent development in library provision in Ghana. Gives information on the types of libraries in the country ‐ public, academic, special and school ‐ and also deals with issues related to their development.

Concludes by suggesting the establishment of a National Library for Ghana. G.M. Pitcher (). "Libraries and Librarianship in Ghana, ". Ghana Library Journal. A.A. Alemna (). "Development of School Libraries in Ghana". International Library Review.

External links. Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Ghana; Ghana Library Board; Digital libraries in Ghana, Adequacy of Library Service Provision to Respondents Preferred Formats of Materials, Services and Equipment Existing Infrastructures in the Public University Libraries For Visually Impaired Students Challenges Faced By Libraries in Service Provision To VIS Finance Infrastructure Quoting the Ghana Library Board ( unpublished manuscript), Mr Aggrey said the main purpose of the Public Libraries is to “ensure the development of the individual’s social and intellectual.

Introduction: A library plays an important role in the academic institution providing access to world-class information resources and services and stimulates academic research in the country. Hence, the success of any educational institution depends upon its library, as library services are fundamental, which affect the whole educational system.

National Knowledge Commission report. PDF. A Study of ICT Competencies among University Library Professionals of Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Arshad Abbas and Nadeem Siddique. PDF. The Information Needs and Information-seeking Behavior of Health Care Practitioners: A Case Study of Health Care Practitioners of the Narh-Bita Hospital, Tema, Ghana., Zakaria Abukari, Dr.

Catherine L. Narh Menka, and Mr. Emmanuel T. Narh. The objectives of the Ghana Library Authority is to provide materials for educational support, in the areas of both formal or informal education, in order to have a mass of informed citizens in the country and act as a centre for the dissemination of information of any kind and by any means, such as books, newspapers, magazines; to provide facilities for study and research.

The library and information science programmes in Ghana are discussed with a view to assessing their problems as well as expectations for the future.

Various problems such as poor staff development programmes, lack of teaching aids, inadequate research facilities, the poorly equipped departmental laboratory and funding are considered. Abstract. This article describes on-going research on the development of a library strategy for universities in Ghana.

The research focuses on the factors affecting the development of a strategic planning process aimed at improving the libraries' capacity to deliver information. “Another critical role of the libraries include; the provision of a network of delivery sites for government programmes and services.

“The libraries also assisted in advancing digital inclusion through access to Information Communication Technology (ICT) as well as serving as the heart of the research and academic community besides.“library material” means any book, periodical, manuscript, chart, map, video promote transformation in the provision of public library and information services; and (g) encourage a culture of reading to create a nation of readers.

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