December 2010 IFLA Journal

Volume 36, No.4 (December 2010)



From the Sub-Continent
Stephen Parker

The President’s Page

Opening Address to the World Library and Information Congress, IFLA 76th General Conference and Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 2010
Ellen R. Tise, IFLA President 2009-2011


Diversity in librarianship: The United States perspective
Anjali Gulati 288

Preserving traditional knowledge: Initiatives in India
Rupak Chakravarty 294

Assessing information literacy competency of Information Science and Library Management graduate students of Dhaka University
Mohammed Anwarul Islam and Keita Tsuji 300

Research output in the field of natural sciences: A bibliometric case study of Jamia Millia Islamia
University, New Delhi
Shailendra Kumar and Shehbaz Husain Naqvi 317

Non-users’ evaluation of digital libraries: A survey at the università degli studi di milano
Chiara Consonni 325

Building capacity through the IFLA Building Strong Library Associations programme
Fiona Bradley 332


The IFLA World Report 2010
Theo Bothma 335

IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2010 focused on digital preservation and access to news and views: A report
Theo Bothma 337

News 339

International calendar 347

Abstracts 349

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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