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African libraries best practices for working together to ensure preservation and access to government and parliamentary documents

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dc.contributor.author Mwanzu, Arnold
dc.contributor.author Kamar, Nerisa
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-16T13:16:15Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-16T13:16:15Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/1493
dc.description Knowledge Café presentation by Arnold Mwanzu at IFLA WLIC 2015, Cape Town South Africa. Session -Preservation and Access Challenges (PACS) for Government and Parliamentary Information – A Knowledge Café Government Information and Official Publications with Preservation and Conservation, Library and Research Services for Parliaments, and Information Technology Sections. 19th of August 2015 from 09:30 – 12:45 Ballroom East of the Cape Town International Convention Center (CTICC) en_US
dc.description.abstract Government and parliamentary documents are mostly government policies and legal matters i.e. gazettes, national development plans, government reports, legislation, polices and statistical findings, proceedings, reports. Sources of these documents are ministries and departments, Parastatals through government printers e.g. in Kenya, government printers is a retail outlet that sells its publications at subsidized prices.  Good infrastructure for document delivery (devolution) Government legislation and acts, and articles across Africa  Open access polices – institutional repositories – digitization of content and access through open access policy. Example: Since 1999 Parliament of Uganda established a fully-fledged Library that operates as an information reservoir and information management system, away from the control of the Executive Branch.  Designated resource locations- shelve allocation in libraries – to enhance public access en_US
dc.publisher Information Africa Organization en_US
dc.subject Preservation and Access en_US
dc.title African libraries best practices for working together to ensure preservation and access to government and parliamentary documents en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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