UBOs PITRO Project

Institutional cooperation between the University of Oslo and the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The purpose of the project is to foster research and academic cooperation between the two universities and to support the University of Dar es Salaam’s vision of becoming "a reputable world-class university that is responsive to national, regional and global development needs through engagement in dynamic knowledge creation and application". The project is a cooperation between various University of Oslo Departments and their counterparts at the University of Dar es Salaam.

As part of the project a cooperation was started fall 2009, between the University of Oslo Library (UBO) and the University of Dar es Salaam Library (UDSL).

Working tasks:

1. Digitization of UDSM Library-East Africana Swahili/Arabic Manuscripts
2. Digital Libray - fulfilment of e-resources
3. Interlending

Project leader
Anne-Mette Vibe, University of Oslo Library, Administration

Andrea Gasparini, Digital services
Marit Sørlie, Geology Library

Report from visit to USDM library week 46, 2009 (pdf)

Useful sites
University of Dar es Salaam Library
Information about the PITRO project at the University of Oslo

Useful documents
Presentation at the 72nd Norwegian Library Conference (March 19 2010) (pdf)


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Published Dec. 6, 2010 12:03 PM - Last modified July 5, 2017 8:47 AM