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The Charles Booth Online Archive from the library of the London School of Economics gives free access to materials from Booth's survey into life and labour in London 1886-1903. The content of the archive is described and the funding arrangements for the project outlined. Cataloguing and text...
Adapted library buildings hinder rather than aid the optimum organisation and use of the library and information services, a situation which often puts librarians in difficulties by their reacting to problems, rather than anticipating them. A survey of some ten community libraries of the Kenya...
Discusses the impediments to rural information services for community development in Nigeria. Highlights the nature and characteristics of a community as well as community information needs and services. Four components of community information were identified. They are information itself, the...
A study was undertaken to assess the state of libraries in Institutes of Health Sciences in Botswana. The objectives of the study were to assess the state of the collections and services and examine how well or otherwise the libraries provide good educational complements to classroom-based...
This article updates a more substantial article published in Library Review in 1999. The earlier article describes an LIS school based in the University of Bristol. The school runs an MSc in Information and Library Management which is unique in the UK as it is taught by practising LIS...
Describes the early career of Anthony Panizzi in Great Britain, and considers his relationship with W.E. Gladstone. Panizzi's move to the British Museum Library and his subsequent career there are described, and his often stormy relationship with colleagues noted. Panizzi's achievements in...
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