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Title Library and information science in the Middle East and North Africa / edited by Amanda B. Click, Sumayya Ahmed, Jacob Hill, and John D. Martin III
Published Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 355 pages) : illustrations
Series Global studies in libraries and information, 2195-0199 ; volume 3
Global studies in libraries and information ; v. 3. 2195-0199
Contents Introduction / Amanda B. Click -- Arab book publishing / Christof Galli -- For a Morocco that reads : the crisis of reading and recent initiatives to revive libraries and reading in Morocco / Sumayya Ahmed -- A bird's eye view of two open access experiences in Algeria : CERIST's Webreview and Dépôt numérique de l'Université d'Alger I / Samir Hachani -- Academic librarianship and coercion : a case study in the occupied Palestinian territories / Anaïs Salamon -- American-style academic libraries in the Gulf region / Daphne Flanagan and Frieda Wiebe -- Information literacy in the Middle East : a case study of the American University in Cairo and the American University of Sharjah / Meggan Houlihan, Christine Furno, and Jayme Spencer -- Aligning library services to the emerging online capability of Emirati students / Janet Martin -- Correlating information centers to emerging knowledge-based economies / Patricia A. Wand -- Education for library and information science in the Arab states / Evelyn H. Daniel, Lokman I. Meho, and Barbara B. Moran -- Library and information science research in the Arab world : a systematic review 2004-2013 / Amanda B. Click, Josiah Drewry, and Mahmoud Khalifa -- Addressing bias in the cataloging and classification of Arabic and Islamic materials : approaches from domain analysis / Blake Robinson -- Library collaboration in the Middle East and North Africa / Jordan M. Scepanski and Yasar Tonta -- The state of manuscript digitization projects in some Egyptian libraries and their challenges / Walid Ghali
Summary Offers up-to-date insights into the state of library and information science (LIS) in the Middle East and North Africa. Covered topics include information literacy, intellectual property, LIS education and research, publishing and more. This timely contribution thus presents vital areas of research on a region that receives relatively little coverage and is currently experiencing rapid and significant changes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from title page (EBL, viewed August 26, 2016)
Subject Information science -- Africa, North.
Information science -- Middle East.
Libraries and education -- Africa, North.
Libraries and education -- Middle East.
Library science -- Africa, North.
Library science -- Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahmed, Sumayya, editor
Click, Amanda B., editor
Hill, Jacob, editor
Martin, John D., III, editor
LC no. 2016031844
ISBN 3110341786 (e-book PDF)
3110396416 (e-book EPUB)
9783110341782 (electronic bk.)
9783110396416 (e-book EPUB)