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PROJECT NAME: LIBRARY CONNECTIONS
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: Enhancing libraries in South Asia.
YEAR OF PROJECT INITIATION: 2003
LOCATION: Lahore, Pakistan
CONTACT PERSON: Mahjabeen
PROJECT SUMMARY: SARID is involved in an educational initiative to enhance libraries
in South Asia. By making books & materials for higher education
more readily available, students & researchers in South Asia
will be better equipped to compete with their collegues around the
The aim of this project is to make "access to information"
the common ground for collaboration between locals & expatriates
working to further educational opportunities for South Asians.
As a first project, SARID, in tandem with the Consulate General
of Pakistan in Boston, USA, has sponsored a group of graduate students
in the Boston area to collect books from local educational institutions
& to establish an efficient system of shipment & of distribution
PROJECT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Library Connections Background
We need funds for this
project to continue & depend on the goodwill of visitors to
the SARID site to help us.
For donation information please go to: http://www.sarid.net/support/index.htm
We welcome your views on this project. Please send ideas and comments
to: email@example.com or directly to Mahjabeen