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Library and information science education in Rwanda

Library and information science education in Rwanda Purpose – To provide an overview of library and information science education in Rwanda. Design/methodology/approach – Description mainly through personal experience. Findings – The history of library manpower development in Rwanda has been turbulent. Establishing the first ever formal library and information science program has had many challenges. However, graduates from the program are slowly and steadily changing the library landscape in Rwanda. Originality/value – Library and information science education in Rwanda has not been well documented and particularly challenges in faced in establishing a formal library and information science program. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

Library and information science education in Rwanda

Library Review , Volume 57 (4): 8 – Apr 18, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/00242530810868733
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Abstract

Purpose – To provide an overview of library and information science education in Rwanda. Design/methodology/approach – Description mainly through personal experience. Findings – The history of library manpower development in Rwanda has been turbulent. Establishing the first ever formal library and information science program has had many challenges. However, graduates from the program are slowly and steadily changing the library landscape in Rwanda. Originality/value – Library and information science education in Rwanda has not been well documented and particularly challenges in faced in establishing a formal library and information science program.

Journal

Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 18, 2008

Keywords: Rwanda; Information science

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