June 2012 IFLA Journal

Volume 38, No.2 (June 2012)



Hello to Helsinki!
Stephen Parker


The Finnish library system – open collaboration for an open society
Kimmo Tuominen and Jarmo Saarti 115

The information needs and information-seeking behaviour of rural dwellers: A review of research
Md. Shariful Islam and S.M. Zabed Ahmed 137

Public libraries in Africa – agents for development and innovation? Current perceptions of local stakeholders
Monika Elbert, David Fuegi and Ugne Lipeikaite 148

Internationalization of information science education in Nigeria: A review of attempts by the Africa Regional Centre for Information Science
Wole Michael Olatokun and Samuel C. Avemaria Utulu 166

Access to information legislation as a means to achieve transparency in Ghanaian governance: Lessons from the Jamaican experience
Cletus D. Kuunifaa 175

News 187

Abstracts 192

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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