Volume 2010, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2219-8962
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Collaboration and influence lie at the heart of non-governmental organizations because they are created by people and their organizations which want to achieve some shared goals. Collaboration needs to be fostered at many levels including that among individuals, between member organizations, and with external bodies. Library organizations need to build structures of collaboration to provide a foundation for collaborative action towards shared goals. It is also vital that they understand the need to be influential, to look continually outside their own fields to see who to influence to support their aims.


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