Continuing education: libraries and the Internet (CELI) project: narrowing the skills gap in Southern African university libraries

Date
2004-04
Authors
Muswazi, Paiki
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D-Lib
Abstract
This is a description and evaluation of a SIDA funded continuing education initiative to enhance Internet skills and applications in university libraries in nine Southern African countries. The article describes the origins, objectives, methodology, coverage, challenges and gives an assessment of the project. It concludes that effective harnessing of the Internet depends on management support for continuous application of new skills and upgrading of ICT infrastructure, indigenous e-publishing, etc.
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Keywords
CELI Project , Structured Internet searching , Subject based information gateways (SBIGs) , Dublin Core (DC) Metadata , Web page design and evaluation , Evaluation of Internet information , UAICT-Africa
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