‘Paradigm shift for libraries means transformation’

CULTIVATING KNOWLEDGE: Kadim (third left) accompanied by Fadzil (second left) checking out the book exhibition at the seminar.

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Libraries see a paradigm shift from efforts to cultivate the reading habit to becoming a hub of educated minds in reaching developed nation status.

Towards that effort, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) Pusat Khidmat Maklumat Akademik organised a ‘Seminar Kepustakawanan’ as a platform to share new perspectives in the world of literature and librarianship.

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Adapt to Flourish: Librarians need to keep libraries relevant in digital era

Source: The Star Online

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KUCHING: Librarians and libraries still have a role to play despite the digital revolution.

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) held its annual librarianship seminar themed “The Transformation of Libraries towards the Culturisation of Knowledge” yesterday, with hundreds of librarians, academics, information experts and students attending the two-day talk.

Speaking at the opening of the seminar, Unimas head librarian Margaret Simeng said that libraries throughout the country had to keep up with the large influx of digital information and changes affecting the industry in order to flourish.

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Pustakawan Jatim Kembangkan Kerja Sama dengan Malaysia

Source: http://www.antarajatim.com/lihat/berita/117906/pustakawan-jatim-kembangkan-kerja-sama-dengan-malaysia

Surabaya (AntaraJatim) – Pustakawan yang tergabung dalam Forum Perpustakaan Perguruan Tinggi Indonesia (FPPTI) Jawa Timur mengembangkan kerja sama dengan pustakawan Malaysia dari Persatuan Perpustakaan Universiti dan Perpustakaan Negara (PERPUN) Malaysia.

“Sejak Maret lalu, kami sudah menjalin jejaring dengan Perpun dan Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia, karena itu kami kembangkan jejaring itu dengan mengundang mereka dalam Musyawarah Daerah II FPPTI Jatim,” kata Ketua FPPTI Jatim Munawaroh MSi di Surabaya, Selasa.

Dalam Musda II FPPTI Jatim di Ubaya Training Center (UTC) Trawas Mojokerto pada 17-18 September itu, pustakawan dari STIE Perbanas Surabaya itu menjelaskan pihaknya mengundang dua pustakawan Malaysia sebagai “keynote speaker” dalam musyawarah itu.

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