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problems of book provision in Ghana with particular reference to the public library system

J. M. Adu

problems of book provision in Ghana with particular reference to the public library system

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Statementby J.M. Adu.
SeriesThesis(M.L.S.) Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies -- Loughborough University of Technology
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Part of policy makers and implementing bodies. In Ghana, the public library system began in with the then Anglican Bishop of Accra Diocese, Bishop Anglionby as the architect. Since independence, Ghana has placed a high premium on educational programmes.

to formats appropriate to specific client groups, for examplebraille and talking books for blind people.” Statement of the Problem University of Ghana provides information and library services to support teaching, learning and research activities. It is not known. This paper assesses the contribution of the public library system in Ghana in general and the Ashanti Regional Library, Kumasi in particular in providing educational, cultural and recreational services to its users.

It traces the development of the library since its establishment in Cited by: 4. Public library is an integral part of the community. It has the social obligation to serve the whole community. This study examined the effective library provision in Ghanaian communities, in order to ascertain the problem of low patronage of community libraries in Ghana.

Int. Libr. Rev. () 23, 17` Education for Library and Information Work in Ghana: Challenges of the New Decade MARY I. BOYE* BACKGROUND Library services in Ghana have generally been regarded as necessary, for the educational needs of students, the research needs of scholars and the leisure reading needs of the by: 5.

librarians, to name a few. Therefore, this paper suggests a library system that is sustainable and compatible with the oral tradition, and thus explore the following questions: (1) is the provision of information in print relevant to rural populations where information and knowledge are.

Ghana hasn’t done badly when it comes to her vision and goal to: 'establish, equip, manage and maintain public libraries in the country. At least she’s the University of Ghana’s Balme Library (established in ) to brag about, which is regarded as the best library in West Africa. Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic ( est.

pop. 27,), 92, sq mi (, sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital and largest city is Accra. Land and People Modern Ghana comprises the former British colony of the Gold Coast and the former mandated territory of British Togoland.

In Ghana a new university is to be built in order to meet growing demand for higher education, bringing the number of public universities to Also, 10 polytechnics are to be upgraded into technical universities.6 In Zambia the government unveiled plans in to construct seven new universities.

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