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Inclusive libraries and information services toward achieving prosperity for sustainable development in Africa


  1. Access to information: issues and challenges (e.g Marrakesh Treaty; Cape Town Declaration)
  2. African libraries as drivers of the national development agenda.
  3. Archives without walls: enhancing access to archival materials
  4. Bibliographic and intellectual standards for audio – visual archiving
  5. Building capacities of library and information professionals
  1. Digital Libraries and Open Source Software Technology
  2. Digital Preservation and Access
  3. Digital Scholarship and Open Access
  4. Good governance: accountability, transparency and ethics by information professionals and records managers
  5. Inclusive libraries and library services: good practices and success stories
  6. Information for empowerment:  achieving human rights, gender equality and empowering women and children with information through libraries and information centres.
  7. Information literacy and the Knowledge Economy
  8. Indigenous Knowledge & Preservation of Cultural Heritage
  9. Innovative digital technology-based library and information services in Africa
  10. Legal and regulatory framework for records management
  11. Library and information research and community support services
  12. Preserving documentary heritage – commonalties in libraries and archives
  13. Realizing inclusive African societies in the 21st century through libraries
  14. Records continuity: ensuring usability of digital records (overtime) for posterity.
  15. Specialised information services in support of development (e.g. in agriculture, climate change, health, environment, industrialisation agenda, etc)
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