Association des responsables des bibliothèques et centres de documentation universitaires et de recherche d'expression française (ABCDEF)

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1989-08 Paris France


Aug 1989, Paris (France), by H-XF0647 - Université des réseaux d'expression française (UREF), during Annual General Conference of A-XA1945 - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Restructured Nov 1994, Fort-de-France (Martinique). Ceased to exist May 2003 due to lack of finances.


Participate in the setting up and development of a scientific policy for the French-speaking environment; promote collection, treatment and dissemination of scientific and technical information in French-speaking countries of North and South; strengthen links among French-speaking university and research libraries and documentation centres; promote access to documents and use of new information technology; contribute to training of professionals and users in information systems.


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General Assembly (at Congress). Administrative Council, including a representative of each of the following: France; Africa/Middle East; Indian Ocean/Asia, and also including the Executive Bureau, comprising President, 2 Vice-Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary. African section is derived from the previous U-XF1095 - Association des bibliothèques de l'enseignement supérieur de l'Afrique de l'Ouest francophone (ABESAO).


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GOAL 4: Quality Education



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