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  • Otike Japhet (MCB UP Ltd, 1987-03)
    This article opens with an examination of the information system in Kenya and goes on to highlight the lack of formal co-operative agreements in the country's library system. An obstacle to resource sharing is the desire ...
  • Otike Japhet (International Library RevieW, 1987-07)
  • Otike Japhet (International Library RevieW, 1987-10)
  • Odini Cephas (MCB UP Ltd, 1989)
    The definition and nature of planning are discussed and related more specifically to the need for and problems of planning library and information services, especially in developing countries. The need for a dynamic as ...
  • Otike Japhet (Collection Management, 1989-01)
    This work examines the accessibility of indigenous materials to libraries and information centres in Kenya. An attempt is made to define the term "indigenous materials." Sources of materials are examined, and methods of ...
  • Otike Japhet (Sagepub.com, 1989-01)
    Examines the problems facing bibliographic control in Kenya, including the current state of publishing and legal deposit and the production of the Kenya National Bibliography. There is a need to coordinate the activities ...
  • Otike Japhet (Sagepub.com, 1989-01-01)
    The article analyses current library cooperation in Kenya. In an attempt to understand the situation, a brief account of the country's information infrastructure is provided. Effort has been made to provide a detailed ...
  • Otike Japhet (Sagepub.com, 1989-04-01)
    The school library situation in Kenya is on the whole gloomy. Only a handful of schools can afford to employ professional librarians. Out of a total of three thousand secondary schools in Kenya, less than forty have positions ...
  • Otike Japhet (International Library RevieW, 1989-06)
    This article provides a detailed account of the education and training of Information workers in Hast Africa. A background account pertaining to Information training in the region is provided. It is noted that two out of ...
  • Odini Cephas (MCB UP Ltd, 1990)
    The psychological, communication, motivational and administrative factors which require attention in the management of change in library services are all examined. The importance of change, particularly in relation to ...
  • Otike Japhet (1990-03)
    his article provides a detailed account of resource sharing in special libraries in Kenya. A brief definition of special libraries is provided, and the characteristics of these libraries highlighted. The current position ...
  • Otike Japhet (International Library RevieW, 1990-09)
    The article provides a detailed account of the challenges of an information professional in a special library. Reference has been made to a developing country simply because librarians in the third world have yet to be ...
  • Otike Japhet (MCB UP Ltd, 1990-12)
    An account is given of the current position in document reproduction and supply in the three East African states of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. A brief account is given of the region′s library/information infrastructure ...
  • Odini Cephas (1991)
    Interpersonal skills in the management of libraries and information organisations are increasingly important, as is the need for adequate training in this area. Training methods are discussed which might be used to improve ...
  • Odini cephas (Africanjournal of library archives and informations science, 1991)
    The paper discusses the fundamental obstacles to resource sharing in developing countries which include the inadequacy of existing resources ,the lack of information about them and uncooperative attitudes and policies.the ...
  • Otike Japhet (MCB UP Ltd, 1992-12)
    Provides a detailed account of the predicament of exchange librarians in developing countries. Publishing activity is relatively underdeveloped forcing the majority of the states to rely on foreign book imports. While ...
  • Tirong arap Tanui (MCB UP Ltd, 1992-12)
    Outlines the development of international standards for bibliographic control. Considers the relevance and use of these standards in Africa and concludes that more appropriate approaches to cataloguing should be sought for ...
  • Tirong arap Tanui (MCB UP Ltd, 1992-12)
    Reviews the role of libraries and of cataloguing within modern libraries in the light of research findings, automation and other changes. Stresses user needs and subject access.
  • Otike Japhet (MCB UP Ltd, 1992-12)
    Examines existing systems for the exchange of information materials in East Africa, and notes the lack of formal co‐operation. Considers the library and information infrastructure, and notes widespread informal arrangements ...
  • Odini Cephas (MCB UP Ltd, 1993)
    Gives an overview of information and library systems in a developing African nation, Kenya. Highlights the prevailing local conditions. Discusses the national library system with particular reference to public, academic, ...

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