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PowerPoint presentation about innovative public library services for farmers in Europe, Africa and Latin America

 

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TYPE:
Presentation
PRESENTER:
LIPEIKAITE, Ugne; OYARZUN, Gonzalo
DATE:
August 2013
DOCUMENT LANGUAGE:
English
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Presentation discussing public library services for farmers, and the kinds of training public librarians need to serve farmers' information and technology skills needs.

The presentation supports a paper by Ugne Lipeikaite and Gonzalo Oyarzun delivered at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2013 (Singapore). The paper draws on the experience and impact of public library services for farmers offered by public libraries in Europe, Africa and Latin America.

The services described in the paper and the presentation were initiated with support from the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP).