Experts (each with previous Peace Corps service) in initiating and supporting libraries in developing economies will report on the critical importance of collaboration for sustainability. Specific examples of current projects and models will be presented and details of their origins and implementation will be discussed.
Includes an interactive panel moderated by Peter Deekle, Community News Editor of National Peace Corps Association and Peace Corps/Iran.
The International Sustainable Library Development Interest Group of IRRT serves as a clearinghouse of sustainable community-based library projects in developing areas of the world. This group mobilizes the power of ALA librarians to raise awareness of and make significant contributions to international library development. Librarians in developing countries can tap into resources for training and projects in their libraries at the ISLD webpage at http://www.ala.org/irrt/irrtcommittees/isld/isld.
Meeting Type: Program
Interests: International Issues
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Cultural Adventures and Peace Corps/Philippines & Korea
Adjunct Professor and University Librarian Emerita
Regis University and Peace Corps/Ethiopia
President HJH Libraries for All Program
San Juan Del Sur Libraries for All Biblioteca
Community News Editor
National Peace Corps Association and Peace Corps/Iran.