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The responsiveness of collection development to community needs in the City of Cape Town Library and Information Service
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
The debate about the role of libraries has been on-going for more than 100 years. Huynh (2004:20) states that, initially, the purpose of public libraries was to educate or teach the public. Over time there has been a ...
The provision of library and information services to gays and lesbians in Cape Town’s public libraries
The research project is based on the belief that Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender(LGBT) people have specific information needs and interests that public libraries should cater for. The philosophical literature of ...
Cape Town City Libraries: 1952-1972
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The purpose of the study is to investigate the history and development of the Cape Town City Libraries (CTCL) from 1952-1972 and examine the effect of apartheid legislation on establishing a public library system. The ...