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Title: Creating electronic access to newspaper information in Nigeria: the Information Aid network (IFAnet) experience
Authors: Ola, C. O.
Ojo, R. A.
Keywords: Electronic access,
Information Aid Network,
Information Communications Technology,
Newspaper information,
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: Academic Journals
Abstract: This paper highlights the value of newspaper information and the method adopted in organizing, preserving and disseminating it. The paper dwells on the traditional ways of managing newspaper resources and the need to device a new medium of accessing the information contents of the resource. It enumerates the steps taken in conserving newspaper information and building access descriptors for retrieval from the massive information contained in numerous newspapers churned out daily, weekly, or periodically. An NGO, (IFAnet), concerned with managing information and using newspapers as one of its major resources has been used as the case study.
ISSN: ISSN 1990-3839
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