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A history of the University of Natal Libraries, 1910 – 2003.
(Forum Press on behalf of Library and Information Association of South Africa., 2011)
This study documented the development of the two libraries of the University of Natal from 1910 to 2003. The historical research method was chosen as the optimal method for the collection and analysis of data, the broad ...
The KwaZulu-Natal school library policy and its feasibility for implementation in the Province.
The research took into account accepted standards of good policy formulation to provide perspective and contextualise the study, and delineated educational challenges for the sector. The following theoretical frameworks ...
The microfilm of the new millennium: the digitization of the liberation struggle archives heritage in east and southern Africa
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2011-06)
New information and communication technologies have greatly affected archival institutions. It is therefore not surprising that the world of archival management has presently been confronted with many challenges as new ...
Research into information behaviour in the South African context: a preliminary exploration and bibliography: 1980 to date.
(University of KwaZulu-Natal., 2010)
The article reports on research into information behaviour in the South African context from 1980 to date. While numerous papers have been presented at conferences and published as articles little is available in terms of ...
"Boundless opportunities": towards an assessment of the usefulness of the concept of social exclusion for the South African public library situation.
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2006)
Defines the concept of social exclusion. Identifies factors that contribute to social exclusion. Explores the usefulness of the concept in local contexts
Mapping the fit: library and information services and the national transformation agenda in South Africa, Part II.
An update of an article which appeared in the IFLA journal (Stilwell, 2007a), this article follows on from Part 1 (Stilwell, 2008) charting progress in terms of the fit between available library and information services ...
Alumni perceptions of a post graduate Information and Library Science Education programme at the University of Natal, South Africa.
A survey of alumni perceptions of a post graduate programme in Information and Library Science, the B.Bibl. Honours, at the University of Natal, South Africa is described. Module content and appropriateness are reviewed ...
The public library as institutional capital : towards measures for addressing social inclusion and combating poverty.
Much has been written about measuring the contribution of public libraries to society. Using a transformative paradigm, this article addresses the development of measures with regard to the public libraries’ role in fostering ...
Mapping the fit: library and information services and the national transformation agenda in South Africa, Part I.
This article, the first of two parts, is an update of one which appeared in the IFLA journal in 2007 (Stilwell 2007a). Progress since 2007 is mapped in terms of the fit between the library and information services available ...
Towards enhancing the delivery of information for development with a special focus on addressing poverty and social exclusion.
Do South African libraries and information centres contribute to development? Such interventions would require the effective addressing of poverty and social exclusion. This article refers to a two-phase survey which ...