10 April 2013

Out now: March 2013 issue of IFLA Journal

October 2012 IFLA Journal

Volume 39, No.1 (March 2013)

Contents:


Editorial

More from Helsinki
Stephen Parker 3

 

Articles

Poverty alleviation through strategic public library services in Nigeria in the 21st century: a model
Bappah Magaji Abubakar 4

Uniting the corpus of our collections through visualization
Alex Byrne 15

User-centered decision making: a new model for developing academic library services and systems
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Erin M. Hood, Donna Lanclos, David White and Alison Le Cornu 20

Re-training of librarians for the digital work environment by the Nigerian Library Association
Ezra Shiloba Gbaje 30

Locating librarianship’s identity in its historical roots of professional philosophies: towards a radical new identity for librarians of today (and tomorrow)
Sara Wingate Gray 37

Form@doct: Designing innovative online tutorials for PhD students in France
Marie-Laure Malingre, Alexandre Serres, Alain Sainsot and Herve´ Le Men 45

Libraries supporting national development goals in Namibia
Ellen Ndeshi Namhila and Ritva Niskala 58

Academic librarians and research data services: preparation and attitudes
Carol Tenopir, Robert J. Sandusky, Suzie Allard and Ben Birch 70

The President-elect’s theme

Strong libraries, strong societies
Sinikka Sipilä 79

News 80

Abstracts 83

 

Each issue covers news of current IFLA activities and articles, selected to reflect the variety of the international information profession, ranging from freedom of information, preservation, services to the visually impaired and intellectual property.

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