HRDC aims to collect, process and disseminate human rights information in Namibia and Southern Africa
The Scope of our Collection
The materials collected thus far consist of more than 7000 documents including: monographs, reports, newspaper clippings, periodicals as well as selected videos and CD-ROMs. HRDC is a research Centre, which means materials do not circulate outside the building with
Admission to the Centre is open to the general public however, users may be asked to identify themselves by filling in a questionnaire. This information helps the Centre to collect statistical data in order to improve the center’s facilities.
- Direct access to its collection through its publication database, entries in the database can be searched by author, subject, date of publication, publisher or geographic regions.
- Current awareness services to University community members and researchers;
- Selective dissemination of information to lecturers and final year students who are doing their dissertation;
- Newspaper clippings on different human rights issues in Namibia;
- On-Line Resource Services with different databases and websites;
- Provides HIV/AIDS collection
- Photocopying services;
- Video viewing on special request ;
- Displaying of human rights publications on different occasions;
- Compiling bibliographic on human rights issues for researchers (on request);
- Electronic library services; and
- Referral services