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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 role of public libraries in bridging the digital divide: a Cape Town case study
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
This research project looked at the role of public libraries in bridging the digital divide which is both a symptom and a cause of social exclusion. Public libraries offer free information services to ordinary citizens by ...
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 ...
The role of the public library in realizing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): A case study of Groenheuwel Public Library
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is a tool through which the present government in South Africa wants to implement transformation in regard with raising the standard of living of the people in all spheres of life. ...
The role of the public library towards a knowledge economy of Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Access to knowledge and information is found to be the cornerstone in the road to knowledge economy transformation whereby the utilization of knowledge is the key engine of economic growth, where knowledge is acquired, ...