Jimmy Maranga

Thoughts from Jimmy Maranga (BIEA Librarian)

1) What do you think if anything is unique, special or innovative about archives and libraries?

I think archives and libraries are unique and special because they serve as a meeting point for knowledge seekers. People who may have never met under any other...Read more

AO. Progress and linear development narrative.

AO: Here, we see Maranga leveraging a progress (and linear development) narrative to describe the importance and necessity of archives and libraries.

For society to be able

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AO. Empowered through reading.

AO: In this quote, Maranga implicitly argues that through the promotion of reading, libraries can help to raise consciousness. Here, he explicitly mentions consciousness raising amongst...Read more

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