By IFLA, Steve W. Witt
Non-governmental enterprises (NGOs) are growing to be exponentially. In 1993, the Yearbook of overseas enterprises indexed 16,000 across the world famous NGOs. via 2004, this quantity used to be 63,000. With this elevate comes a spectacular development within the actions and highbrow output of NGOs engaged on a neighborhood and overseas point. because the undertaking of either libraries and NGOs more and more intersect, those agencies needs to collaborate to supply crucial prone that revolve round the construction, dissemination, and garage of knowledge. This volume's 8 essays specialize in collaborative paintings among NGOs and libraries within the examine and determination of world concerns starting from AIDS to nutrients safety, and social transformation.