IOC-LUC-KMFRI Workshop on RECOSCIX-WIO in the year 2000 and beyond (and training course for librarians)
IOC for UNESCO
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The project RECOSCIX-WI0 (Regional Co-operation in Scientific Information Exchange in the Western Indian Ocean) was launched in February 1989 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO at the request of IOCINCWIO to: - provide marine scientists in the region with the necessary scientific information;- enhance the use of indigenous scientific information in the region; - promote and facilitate communication between the scientists, both intra- and inter-regionally; - disseminate information on scientific research activities in the region. To achieve these goals the project set out to develop a number of services and products such as: (i) provision of bibliographic search and document delivery services;(ii) provision of equipment and software to marine science libraries in WI0 region; (iii)development of the regional directory of marine scientists (WIODIR);(iv) development of a regional library holdings database (WIOLIB); (v) publication of the newsletter WZND.....