February 17, 2018

InfoTech: OCLC/IFLA Name Early Career Development Fellows for 2008

By Michael

InfoTech: OCLC/IFLA Name Early Career Development Fellows for 2008

OCLC in conjunction with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the American Theological Library Association, and OCLC PICA revealed the international winners of the 2008 IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellows. The winners are:


·        Hanan Erhif, information specialist, Moroccan Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Rabat, Morocco

·        Atanu Garai, online networking specialist, Globethics.net, New Delhi, India

·        Kamal Kumar Giri, library officer, Ministry of Water Resources, Gulmi, Nepal

·        Sarah Kaddu Birungi, librarian, National Library of Uganda, Kampala, Uganda

·        Cyrill Walters, librarian (music specialist), University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa


The IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program supports library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies, providing advanced continuing education opportunities and exposure to a broad range of issues in information technologies, library operations, and global cooperative librarianship.  Since its 2001inception, the program has assisted 38 librarians and information science professionals from 26 countries.


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