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Leveraging public libraries and information and communication technologies (ICTs) to deliver information services for development in Botswana: towards the information society
This paper outlines the initiatives the Government of Botswana has put in place with the aim to provide information access even to the most undeserved. The premise of the paper though, will be that in as much as there are ...
Equity-based library and information service in distance learning environment: myth or reality?
The desirability and usefulness of library and its services in any academic programmes is never a contentious issue as they promote quality in education. Success stories of programming and implementation of open and distance ...
Post Africa(n) feminism?
(Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2010)
The growing body of literature authored by women in Africa and the African Diaspora over the past four decades has been accompanied by vigorous debates out of which has evolved a body of theories pertaining to African ...
Understanding the rural-urban dichotomy in Mositi Torontle's the victims and Unity Dow's far and beyon'
(Indiana University Press, www.iupress.indiana.edu, 2010)
This paper examines how place is represented in two Botswana novels, Far and Beyon’ by Unity Dow and The Victims by Mositi Torontle. Conventional notions of rural as the “authentic” experience that is threatened by ...
Library's response to the challenge of the (neworked) world of lifelong learning
With the constantly unfolding changes in the educational horizon, the survival and relevance of the library as a repository of knowledge and provider of information services can only be assured in being proactive, swift ...
The role of dictionaries in the documentation and codification of African languages: the case of Khoisan
Khoisan speech communities are found in Southern Africa, with Botswana having the greatest ethnic and linguistic diversity. Living in small communities, the Khoisan have always found themselves in a situation of being ...
Managing indigenous knowledge systems in Botswana using informatio and communication technologies
Indigenous Knowledge (IK)and Indigenous Knowledge Systems(IKSs)have long been undermined especially in Africa. Due to its intrinsic values and the advancement of information and communication Technologies (ICTs), only ...
Records management and service delivery: the case of Department of Corporat Services in the Ministry of Health, Botswana
This paper explores the role of records management in the delivery of public service in Botswana with specific reference to the Corporate Services Division at the Minisstry of Health Headquarters.
Preservation and management of audiovisual archives in Botswana
(Archlib and Information Services, http:www.hwwilson.com/journals; http://www.ajol.info, 2010)
This paper reviews the state of the audio-visual collections held by different government institutions in Botswana. The rationale of such review rests on the observation that although audiovisual materials constitute a ...
Citizens’ engagement in e-Government in Zambia: a discussion paper
The emergence of knowledge economies and extensive use and adoption of ICT in business entities have placed more pressure on governments to implement e-Government in their public service delivery platforms. For some of ...