oa South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science - Approach to the formulation of a National Information Policy for South Africa : research article

Volume 70, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-8861



This paper reports on guidelines produced by a postgraduate study on an approach towards the formulation and implementation of a National Information Policy in South Africa. Topics examined include the reasoning why SA needs a NIP, the proposed philosophical approach that should be applied, proposals for the principles that should underpin a NIP in South Africa and the issues that a South African National Information Policy should consider.

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