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The National Library of Uganda: its inception, challenges and prospects, 1997-2007


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Title: The National Library of Uganda: its inception, challenges and prospects, 1997-2007
Authors: Kawalya, Jane
E-mail: Jane.Kawalya@hb.se
jkawalya@mulib.mak.ac.ug
jkawalya@gmail.com
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2010
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Science
Institution: Department of Library and Information Science ; Enheten för biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap
Date of Defence: 2010-01-29
Disputation: 13:15 room E310 at Högskolan i Borås, Allegatan 1, Borås
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: 41
Keywords: National Library of Uganda
Institutional change
Public libraries
Political aspects
Library development
Uganda
Abstract: There are several reasons why national libraries have emerged. In some countries, they were established as symbols of national prestige and status, while others feel that a modern country should have a national library. Given the economic, social, cultural and political conditions in the developing countries that affect the establishment and maintenance of national libraries, the numerous functions of national libraries need to be assessed from these countries’ point of view. There has been a de... more
ISBN: 91-89416-22-8
ISSN: 1103-6990
Related work: http://hdl.handle.net/2320/5869
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/21688
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Enheten för biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet

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