The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in African public library services


Publication Date 

July 2004
4 p

This article concerns the use of computers in public libraries in developing countries. To investigate the current level of use of ICTs and plans for the future within the public library environment, a survey was undertaken of 22 public library services in ten English-speaking African countries. The results indicate great disparities in the level of access to computers between the countries, and within country, and indicate a need for more funding and appropriate training

Series:INASP Infobrief 3 

Regional Focus 


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