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Information provision to students using mobile phones: A case study of the University of Zambia Library
(Zambia Library Association, 2009-01-01)
Provision of library and information services using mobile telephones is gaining popularity among library users worldwide. And some libraries have taken advantage of this technology in order to introduce new library services ...
Whither Africa in the Information Age?
(Information Development, 2002-12-01)
Nurturing Information and Communications Technology in Africa
(Humanities Research Forum, 2004-06-01)
Information is a very important asset that must be managed in order to enhance its creation, sharing and application for the sustenance of society. This view arises from the globally accepted fact that information is an ...
Modernization of Library and Information Services in Higher Education in Swaziland: strategic interventions, 2000/1-2005/6
(SAGE publications, 2007-01-01)
This is a discussion of the implementation of the University of Swaziland (UNISWA)strategic plan 2000/1-2005/6.The goal of the article is to assess the impact of the information technology, policies,procedures, collaboration, ...
Development of the Regional Policy Process for Air Pollution in South Asia, Southern Africa and Latin America
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001-01-01)
Projections indicate that large increases in emissions may occur in developing countries during the next twenty to fifty years if current development patterns persist. This paper describes the development of co-operation ...
A Library Response to the Massification of Higher Education: The Case of the University of Zambia
(International Association of Universities, 2009-01-01)
This paper looks at the challenges that libraries in Africa face in responding to massification of higher education by discussing the University of Zambia library’s response in library and information resources provision. ...
The effect of mean stress on the high-temperature fatigue behaviour of SAE 1045 steel
(Elsevier B V, 2000-06-26)
Specimens of the mild steel SAE 1045 in normalized condition were subjected to stress-controlled push-pull fatigue tests at temperatures ranging from 20 °C to 375 °C. Up to about 250 °C, the steel shows a decrease in cyclic ...
An Historical Analysis of Vulnerability and Resiliencein a Semi-Arid Region of Zambia
(Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), 2009-12)
This article is about the Valley Tonga’s resilience to ecological vulnerability ofteninduced by near chronic drought conditions that have, over centuries, characterised theirregion and occasionally by flooding of the ...
Managing digital information resources in Africa: Preserving the integrity of scholarship
Permanent access and storage of recorded knowledge resources have been the cornerstone of libraries for centuries. Preserving the integrity of scholarship is one of the greatest challenges facing librarians and information ...
IT skills needs for collection development at the University of Botswana Library
The rapid and continuing evolution of information technology has occasioned large stocks of electronic resources in libraries and created pressure for both library professionals and users to continue learning in order to ...