December 1, 2015

A New Issue of IFLA Journal (December 2013) is Now Available Online

A new issue of IFLA Journal is now available online (full text) from the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

Articles in IFLA Journal (Vol. 39, No. 4; December 2013) include:

Editorial: After Singapore
by Stephen Parker

Article: National digital content policies: A comparative study of Arab and other countries
by Ramy Abboud 

The teachers’ role in fostering independent learning in high schools in Zanzibar
by Abbas Mohamed Omar 

Connecting Aga Khan University’s nine campus libraries across three continents through a shared library system
by Ashraf Sharif and Normand Demers 

Library value in the developing world
by Nell McCreadie

WLIC Conference, Singapore, 2013


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