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2009

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Wisconsin Libraries Say Cheese! Using Pictures To Tell The Library Story, Peter Gilbert, Martha Gammons, Lia Vellardita, Anne E. Rauh Oct 2009

Wisconsin Libraries Say Cheese! Using Pictures To Tell The Library Story, Peter Gilbert, Martha Gammons, Lia Vellardita, Anne E. Rauh

Anne Rauh

WLA Foundation Campaign Action Committee Member The Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries, a program of the WLA Foundation, wants to show the world the business - and the busy-ness - of libraries. Wisconsin Libraries Say Cheese! will be created on Flickr the week of November 1, and then unveiled to the media November 18. By enlisting the Wisconsin library community to post snapshots online, the Campaign will showcase the rich and varied services offered in libraries of all types across the state. Attend this program and learn how to include your library’s story – in pictures!


Promoting Access To Indigenous Knowledge In The Digital Age: Libraries As Facilitators, Helen N. Eke Miss Jan 2009

Promoting Access To Indigenous Knowledge In The Digital Age: Libraries As Facilitators, Helen N. Eke Miss

Helen Nneka Eke

The paper attempted to elicit the various ways of promoting access to indigenous knowledge (IK) in the digital age bringing libraries into the scene as facilitators. Some major characteristics of IK were listed such as IK being mostly rural in origin and locally bound; not systematically documented; oral in nature and usually transmitted through personal communication; not integrated into modern scientific and technical knowledge; culture specific and often generated within communities; use is cost-effective, deployment and mobilization not expensive. Other issues were also addressed such as types and applications of Indigenous Knowledge, libraries and Indigenous Knowledge, promotion of access to ...