Wednesday, January 09, 2008

African Guest Librarian Programme - Opportunity to join the programme

African Guest Librarian Programme (1 librarian per year)
Deadline for applications: 1 April 2008

The Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden is announcing an African Guest Librarian programme for 2008. The application deadline is 1 April 2008. The African Guest Librarian Programme is aimed at young professional librarians working in African academic or research libraries with a social science focus. The programme is a mixture of hands-on work experience, study visits and an exchange of skills and ideas. The duration of the programme is 4-6 weeks in Uppsala, Sweden, preferably in the period September – November.

The institute
The Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden is a research, documentation and information centre on modern Africa aimed at the Nordic countries. It promotes research and studies on Africa within the Nordic countries and encourages co-operation between African and Nordic researchers. It also disseminates information about current African issues. The working languages at the institute are Swedish and English.

The library at the Nordic Africa Institute specialises in contemporary Africa and targets users throughout the Nordic regions. The collections, consisting of approximately 60 000 titles, cover the entire continent with the focus on the social sciences.

Find The Nordic Africa Institute's publications, many of them free available electronically in

Please find more information about the scholarship as well as a downloadable application form on

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Thank you very much for your support.

├ůsa Lund Moberg / Chief librarian Nordic Africa Institute Library

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