Progress of Library & Information Services Sector of the Maldives

09 Aug

Maldives Library Association has published a book titled
Progress of Library & Information Services Sector of the Maldives Library Association:
Commemorating 25th Anniversary of the Maldives Library Association

The book is an overview of the progress the Library Association has made through its 25 years of existence since its establishment in 1987. It also includes various articles on Library and Information related topics relevant to the current information environment of the Maldives.

Click on the image to check out the preliminary pages of the book.


Contents (Section in English)

Introduction   p.1
by Aminath Riyaz

MLA Highlights 1987 to 2012  p.5
by Aminath Riyaz, Aishath Shabana,  Aminath Shiuna, Fathimath Shiham

Educating Librarians  p.29
by Fathimath Nashath

Library Directory of the Maldives  p.51
by Fathimath Shiham

National Library Consortia Project: A Case Study  p.77
by Aishath Shabana

The Need for a Local  Standard Publication Guideline for the Maldives: A Preliminary Study  p.87
by Athiyya Shakeel

Diploma in Library and Information Science in Maldives  p.101
by N. U. Yapa (a re-print from IFLA publication)

Library and Information Science Education and Training Opportunities in Bangladesh and Maldives:  a comparison   p.107
by Md. Maidul Islam, Aminath Riyaz, & Aminath Shiuna

What is the deal with the “Big Deal”?  p.135
by Saud Naajih Adam

How to build a local collection using Greenstone Digital Library Software  p.145
by Fathimath Nashfa

MLA Strategic Plan 2012-2015  p.159
by Fathimath Shiham

MLA Publications  p.165

MLA in Photos 1987 to 2012  p.166


The book can be purchased from the Maldives Library Association.

The price of the book:
MVR 200.00
(A discounted rate of MVR 150.00 for personal and student members of the MLA)

To request for a book, please send in a request to this post or to our e-mail address or send in a snail mail to:
Maldives Library Association,
National Library,
Medhuziyaaraiy magu, Museum Building,
Male’, Maldives

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