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    Out of Africa: Two Years as a Tutor Librarian in Sierra Leone

    Fallon, Helen (1994) Out of Africa: Two Years as a Tutor Librarian in Sierra Leone. An Leabharlann. The Irish Library, 11 (Second Series) (1). pp. 19-30. ISSN 0023-9542

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    This paper deals with the provision of education in Library and Information Studies in the West African country of Sierra Leone. It is based on the author's experience of teaching at the University of Sierra Leone. Developing countries face an enormous range of problems in providing education and training for librarianship. Problems such as lack of resources, language difficulties and the challenge of designing courses under enormous constraints are discussed.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Librarian; Sierra Leone;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 611
    Depositing User: Helen Fallon
    Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: An Leabharlann. The Irish Library
    Publisher: Library Association of Ireland
    Refereed: Yes
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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