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A DIGITAL LIBRARY OF UGANDA'S DOCUMENTARY HERITAGE

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BACKGROUND

"Documentary heritage, in all its diversity is an important part of the heritage of human kind as a record of information, as a collection of maria-mendes.com sources of history, and artistic expressions and the pharmacy shop viagra as an important part of recorded collective memory including orally transmitted tradition. Documentary heritage reflects the diversity of languages, peoples and cultures that forms a mirror of the world and its memory. Such heritage include written /printed, objects, books, maps, rare books, manuscripts, books, newspapers, etc), non-textual items (drawings, prints, maps, music. etc), local history collections, oral history, archives, manuscripts in the form of text, digital, microform and http://manegedesteenenkamer.nl/index.php/buying-viagra-from-india/ other forms of historical importance in connection with Africa that are in most cases kept in museums, libraries and archives. They are in such carriers as: paper, plastic, papyrus, parchment, and palm leaves, audiovisual items (films, discs, tapes, photographs), virtual items (websites and electronic documents).

In many cases this heritage is not known to or, accessed by the public,It is also now at risk of destruction from overuse, wrong handling, the elements as well as natural and man-made disasters. This has become evidenced by a number of research order viagra australia disasters, ranging from accidental or deliberate displacement of holdings and collections, to the effects of wars, weather and just try! climate, historical circumstances, political barriers, which all have a negative effect on the national heritage. Consequently, such memory becomes fragile and in most cases some irreplaceable parts of the memory disappear forever. Despite Uganda’s rich history, it is currently among those countries under-represented in the UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Registers. Uganda’s diversity in documentary heritage is of particular importance, as it allows the memories of different cultures and communities as a lasting source of purchase accutane online history of societies and nationals and an agent for civilization change" (UNATCOM, 2016).

 
UNESCO in partnership with National Library of Uganda and the i recommend Uganda National Archives is implementing a project aimed at preserving Uganda’s documented heritage. The need was identified after a survey that revealed that in the recent years, the extent at which Uganda was losing its heritage was rapidly worrying. Thus, a decision made for action so that Uganda saves its people, its culture and its nation through digitization of the national documented heritage. This project is being implemented in line with UNESCO memory of the World program (2002) which aims at preservation of documentary heritage.
 
 
FORMATS OF DOCUMENTS IN THE DIGITAL LIBRARY OF UGANDA’S DOCUMENTARY HERITAGE

1.    Manuscripts
2.    Oral traditions
3.    Audiovisual materials
4.    Library and Archival holdings
 

SELECTION CRITERIA
To be able to send your collection to the digital library of Uganda’s documentary heritage, consider the key elements of:
1.    Timing of the documentary heritage
2.    Subject covered if its of national interest
3.    Influence it had, has and can have on the nation
4.    Social value of the content
5.    Form and style of presentation (Medium and technology used)
6.    Place
7.    People
 
HOW TO PARTICIPATE

1.    Select The Items
2.    Scan Your Product
3.    Describe
4.    Save In Digital Format
5.    Send To The National Library Of Uganda 
6.    Material Will Be Approved & Uploaded Onto The Digital Library
 
         
CONTACT US
1. Mr. Daniel Kaweesi
Program Manager UNATCOM
Tel: 256 788530317
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2. Prof. Elisam Magara
Project leader
Tel: 256 772495592
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3. Ms.  G. K. Mulindwa
Director National Library of Uganda
Tel: 256 782442693
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4. Mr. Adonia Katungisa 
  Deputy Director
National Library of Uganda
Tel: 256 703803756
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5. Mrs. Justine Nalwoga Lukwago
Archivist
Uganda National Archives
Tel: 256 772661982
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6. Ms. Barbra Apolot
Librarian
National Library of Uganda
Tel: 356 783454550
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