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Libraries in West Africa

Helen Davies

Libraries in West Africa

a bibliography

by Helen Davies

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Published by H. Zell in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries -- Africa, West -- Bibliography.,
    • Library science -- Africa, West -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelen Davies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ857.A34 D38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3108672M
      ISBN 103598104405
      LC Control Number82215985

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École Mame Mariema Diouf has three classrooms, 40 energetic students and about 10 books to share amongst them. The history of libraries began with the first efforts to organize collections of of interest include accessibility of the collection, acquisition of materials, arrangement and finding tools, the book trade, the influence of the physical properties of the different writing materials, language distribution, role in education, rates of literacy, budgets, staffing, libraries for.

: The Red Book of West Africa: Historical and Descriptive, Commerical and Industrial, Facts, Figures and Resources (Library of African Study) (): Allister, Macmillan: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

Hilda and Kirt Bromley have set up fifty-three libraries in rural communities in Ghana, West Africa. Responding to a call from the Lord, the Bromleys trusted in Him to provide. They set up a nonprofit organization, collected books, raised funds for shipping, and then traveled to Ghana to meet with local communities to help set up their libraries.

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