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Library and information provision in rural areas

Library and information provision in rural areas

proceedings of a seminar held in Stamford, Lincolnshire on 28th April 1993

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Published by Capital Planning Information Ltd. in Stamford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural libraries -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David Barton.
    ContributionsBarton, David., Capital Planning Information Ltd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20819790M
    ISBN 100906011957

    Health information technology (HIT) has the ability to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and delivery of healthcare services in rural communities. HIT can connect rural patients and providers in remote locations to specialists in urban areas. Implementing, maintaining, updating, and optimizing HIT can be an ongoing challenge for.   Rural Development is also characterized by its emphasis on locally produced economic development strategies. Rural Development actions are mainly and mostly to development aim for the social and economic development of the rural areas. The revolution in information technology had changed the scenario of libraries and made the system of study. Unfortunately, a number of problems inhibit the provision of efficient library services in rural areas of the Niger Delta and other parts of the country. These include lack of physical infrastructure, lack of information and communication technologies (ICT), illiteracy, language barriers, poverty, etc. The study investigated the factors hampering access to and use of public library (urban and rural) services in Nigeria. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods were employed through the administration of a questionnaire to users in both urban and rural public libraries in Nigeria and conducting interviews with the public by: 1.

    The problems experienced in rendering library services to children, the factors influencing rural children's information use, and the role that school libraries play in meeting the needs of rural children were investigated. The findings show that rural children's information needs are Author: Nkhangweni Patricia Mahwasane.


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