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School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies


SLADS

The School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies (SLADS) was founded in 1989. It was established under the Ministry of Education and Culture and is run by the Tanzania Library Services Board (TLSB). Before the establishment of the school, TLSB was running basic library training at certificate level since 1972 at its Headquarters in Dar es Salaam. This course was merged with SLADS in 1990. SLADS is currently based at Ukuni area about four kilometers from an historic coastal town, about 72 kilometers North of Dar es Salaam. SLADS is registered with the National Accreditation Council for Technical Education (NACTE)

VISION
To be a competence-based training Institution for librarians, records managers, archives administrators and information specialists worldwide

MISSION
To promote Library and Information Science Education through Training and Research.

EDUCATIONAL MOTTO
Training for quality, competence and efficiency

OBJECTIVES

  • To offer training courses in Librarianship, Records management Archives, administration and documentation studies at NTA Level 4 and  and Diploma Levels (NTA Level5&6).
  • Provide for Continuing education for Librarian, records managers, archives administrators and Information specialists Globally
  • Promote and conduct Research in Librarianship, information management, records management and archive administration
  • Publish learning materials in Librarianship, information management, records and archives administration
  • Offer consultancy services in planning, establishment and development of Library, records management archives administration and information centers

Selection-2014/15

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