The status of animal health information in the SADCC region with particular emphasis on Zimbabwe
Mutewera, Lorraine Nina
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This paper will describe the status of animal health information in Zimbabwe as a developing nation. There are two recognizable libraries which deal specifically with veterinary medicine and animal science. The achievements of these centres will be dealt with. Especially the Veterinary Library of the University of ZimbabweÃ¢ how it has developed from being a little information unit to being a national reference centre. Automation aspects will be dealt with, including CD-ROM and CDS-ISIS. Problems with periodical subscriptions and document delivery will also be addressed. The implications of the political changes going on in South Africa as far as they affect animal heath information in the region will also be mentioned.