Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824720254
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He expounded the need for a state or national library, which, he said, should be
wholly supported by government, and which should contain and preserve the
national collection. In 1928, through Niven's efforts, two commissioners of the
Carnegie Corporation of New York visited Rhodesia, and at their request he
drafted a scheme of library development that envisaged a centralized public
library service and the setting up of a national library, and also a union catalog of
all the books ...