Library Services

The NIPAM LRC strives for excellence and embrace opportunities in provision of information services. It is aimed to be an innovative partner in the pursuit of excellence and leader in providing dynamic information services that support lifelong learning and NIPAM activities.

The NIPAM LRC is a new information service, which is still in the development process. The collections are aimed at supporting the activities and function of NIPAM and it mainly focus on the following subjects’: management and leadership, accounting and finance, public management and decentralization, economics, communication and information technology, law and development.

Open Shelf
The open collection is the main collection of books. Items may be borrowed out to the members.

Reference Collection
This collection includes encyclopaedias, dictionaries, atlases, directories, maps to be used for references purposes in the LRC only. This collection is not for circulation purpose.

Namibiana Collection
This collection is about publications on Namibia, or written by Namibians. It can only be used in the LRC.

There are two computer labs with seating capacity of 40. Other online services that the library anticipates to provide are electronic resource information (where the user will be able to access various databases) and OPAC.

General Library Information

Library rulesAll LRC members must present their membership card when borrowing LRC materials.All borrowers are responsible for the items issued out on their names.For any lost or damages item, the replacement value will be determined by the Chief Librarian.Unauthorised removal of LRC items is prohibited and action will be taken...

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Library Membership Information

The NIPAM Library offers different membership categories as follows: Category Requirement Borrowing Privileges Honorary Appointed by NIPAM Management 5 items for 30 days Academic Staff NIPAM staff card 10 items for 30 day Administrative Staff NIPAM staff card Programme Participants Proof of registration Determined by the duration of the programme Private Individuals including Government staff and staff from SOEs Introduction letter from relevant employer. Positive identification....

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As a start to supplement the breadth and depth of the current LRC collection, free internet resources which are deemed to add value to the users of the LRC are identified and listed. Please click on the links below to access NIPAM LRC E-resources. Afro Barometer Bookboon United Nation data – A world of...

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Library Contact Details

Library Contact Details And Opening Hours Contact Details (+264) 61 296 4793 Physical Address c/o Paul Nash Street & Hamutenya Wa Nehepo Ndaadi Olympia Private Bag 13218Windhoek, Namibia LRC Hours Monday - Friday 07:30 - 16:30 Saturday Closed Public Holiday Closed LRC Staff Members Sylvia Katjepunda Manager: Library Services Telephone (+264) 61 296 4793 Fax (+264) 61 296 4838

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