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Yunnan Provincial Library Awarded by IFLA


Yunnan Provincial Library was awarded Guust van Wesemael Literacy Prize 2005 by IFLA. The objective of this award is to sponsor a public or school library in a developing country. Altogether 10 applications from 9 countries were submitted for this year¡¯s prize. Yunnan Provincial Library¡¯s proposal was evaluated by IFLA Jury as socially profound and highly feasible, and was unanimously selected as the winner. The Guust van Wesemael Literacy Prize 2005 will be handed to representatives of Yunan Provincial Library during the World Library and Information Conference in Oslo.