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Libraries In Mozambique

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Presented as a seminary for Poe Grad student at LIS Department UWC

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  • Information provided by: Populations studies center and (INE 2007)
  • IFLA report 2007
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    • 1. Libraries in Mozambique An Overview
    • 2. Presentation outline
      • Introduction
      • General assert
      • Mozambique map
      • Libraries in general
      • Professionalization
      • Characteristics of Public libraries
      • Characteristics of academic Libraries
      • UEM Case
      • Weakness
      • Perspectives
    • 3. Introduction
      • Location
      Introduction
    • 4. Map
      • Mozambique Geographic Map
    • 5. General assert
      • Area: 801.590 Km2
      • Population: 20 905 585 (INE 2007)
      • Provinces: 10 + Capital
      • Districts 128
      • Portuguese official language
      • Literacy: 47.8%
      • High educations 10 % ?
    • 6. Libraries in general
      • There is 11 public libraries, which consist of
      • 1 public library for each of the country’s 10 provinces, and Capital with the national Public library,
      • The National Library of Mozambique, founded in 1961, contains 110,000 volumes.
    • 7. Libraries in General cont .
      • The remainder of the country’s libraries is
      • made up by 20 university research libraries, 100 school Libraries.
      • Some provinces like Nampula, Sofala, Zambeze and Tete they hold developed libraries than the rest of libraries in country.
      • Some embassy Libraries are open for Public access, like Cultural services of United State and
      • British Council Library
    • 8. Professionalization
      • The profession were held by foreigner people: Portugal, Angola end different Countries
      • There is no Library associations yet
      • 1993- Group of 3 studied in Botsuana
      • 1994- Group of 6 Studied in Brazil
      • 1998- Group of 8 Studied in Brazil
    • 9. Professionalization Cont .
      • 2000- Group of 3 in Europe Spain and Portugal
      • Between 1999 to 2001 - Started a Library school held by FBLP
      • high School.
      • 2009 First Library school at Eduardo Mondalane University.
      • At moment for the all country there is almost 18 librarian whom hold Libraries studies degree.
    • 10. Characteristics of Public Libraries
      • National Library in Maputo Capital city
      • With old collections or not updated collections
      • Staff member without professional degree in library studies
      • Catalogue not updated
      • Without automation process
      • In general the services are almost weak
    • 11. Academic Libraries
      • Eduardo Mondalne University
      • Apolitechnic University
      • ISCTEM University
      • Pedagogical University
      • University of Lurio
      • Catholic University
      • University of Zambeze
    • 12. Academic Libraries Characteristics
      • With part of staff holding degree in Library studies
      • Computer services are used on most activities of Library
      • There is Consortiums between the Universities and inter loan services
      • International organizations like INASP, AAU and others help to provide digital libraries and E-Journal
    • 13. Academic Libraries Characteristics Cont.
      • E-Journal are accessible in almost of academic libraries
      • Alert services and guidelines of users are provided in all libraries
      • Eduardo Mondlane provide some short trainings for staff and librarian in general
    • 14. Eduardo Mondlane University Case
      • With 180. 000 titles including printed Journals
      • 23.000 Electronic Journals
      • 58.000 electronic titles From INASP and others provider.
      • HINARI, AGORA, TEAL for medicine end Agriculture.
      • 41% part of Collection are in Portuguese
      • 30% part are in English
      • The rest in French, Germany, and Holland Language.
    • 15. Eduardo Mondlane University Case Cont.
      • There is cooperation's with some Brazilian and Portuguese Universities and academic institute for access of data bases in literature, some of them with full text.
      • In the region: Cooperation with UWC, Kwazulo Natal, Pretoria, UNISA, Univ. Of Zimbabwe, Univ. Of Namibia.
      • VLIR, SIDA,
    • 16. Institutions related
      • Fundo Bibliografico de Lingua Portuguesa
      • MEC- Ministry of education and Culture
      • Ministry of Science and Technology
      • World Bank
      • INASP
      • AAU
      • SIDA SAREC
      • VLIR
    • 17. Weakness
      • Low salaries, causing contract for part of librarian by Private companies
      • Librarians changing profession, working in different field
      • Low internet used in the libraries
      • Low Budget for, acquisitions, administrative services and internet license
      • Low Budget for E-Journal License
      • Less designed Libraries polices
    • 18. Weakness Cont
      • The use of ICT is still poor for staff and Community
      • Majority of Collections in Foreign language
      • Equipment for libraries less
      • Less training sections for user and staff
      • Less staff people qualified
      • Poor/inadequate infrastructure for library
      • There is no collective catalogue
    • 19. Challenges
      • New course for library studies at Eduardo Mondlane university
      • High level of internet connection via Fiber Optical for majority of the country
      • Recognition of professional by almost stakeholder special on academic field
      • Creation of professional association
      • Adventure of Globalization for SADC
    • 20. Thank You for sharing our reality

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