UNESCO Education UIL

Centre de Ressources et d’Informations du Cameroun (CRIC), Cameroon

Cameroon Mediathèque

CRIC is an NGO that collects and shares information on topics dealing mainly with literacy, adult education, gender issues and other information concerning the basic development of Cameroon. The main organ of CRIC is the 'mediathèque', a dynamic library that is open to the general public.

Areas of Specialization:

Adult education, Economic and social development, Gender issues, Higher education, Literacy, Social sciences

User Profile:

Adults in search of literacy material; students; researchers and the general public

Contact Information

Address:

PO Box 3234
Yaoundé
Cameroon

e-mail: yatch2009@yahoo.fr

Phone:
(+237) 728 5959
(+237) 695 710001
Fax:
(+237) 220 5815
Contact person:
Mr. Yatcho Nyaben René

Basic Institutional Data:

Parent Organisation:
CRIC
Director:
Mr. Yatcho Nyaben René
Information staff:
2
Countries Served:
Cameroon and Sub Central Africa region
Working Languages:
English, French

Collection

Books and Documents:
4,600
Periodicals recieved p.a.:
5
Multimedia materials:
1
Annual growth of Collection:
10

Methods of Data Management

Classification System
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)
Methods of Data Processing
Computerized
Database Software
Papyrus

Services and Special Activities

Information Services Provided

Reference services; bibliographies on great authors like Mircea Elliade; abstracts on topics such as literacy and adult education; publications such as «Le courrier de l’animateur»

Special Activities

literacy

Other material

Challenges and Obstacles in Carrying out the Work

Creating a large forum on adult literacy; lack of means

Strategies and Perspectives to Improve Services

Lobbying and spreading of information

Role envisaged within the Network of Networks

Becoming an active member of the network