Friday, February 26, 2010

Access to knowledge

Stuart Hamilton has been blogging the IFLA Presidential Meeting, Stellenbosch, South Africa (theme: Access to Knowledge), with informative reports about the sessions. I found the ones discussing indigenous and traditional knowledge particularly interesting, since when knowledge and information take different forms and are transmitted by different channels (e.g. predominently orally; using music and pictures etc.) then the form that information literacy takes will also be different. Stuart is Senior Policy Advisor at IFLA, and his blog is at If you are reading this a while on, you need to look at the February 2010 entries. Additionally the papers from this conference are already online at
Photo by Sheila Webber: on campus: a poster from a student wanting to be elected to a student union post next week

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