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Seminar on Library Transformation, Innovation and Creativity


A one-day seminar on library transformation, innovation and creativity was held by the Committees of Special Libraries from the Librarians Association of Malaysia in collaboration with the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR) on 8 July 2013 at IDFR Auditorium.

The aim of this seminar  was to provide knowledge sharing and experiences on the importance of creativity and innovation at the library  as well as  ideas to  improve  the library delivery system.

The seminar was officiated by YBhg. Dato ' Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari, Director General of IDFR, in which he highlighted that librarians need to be more creative and innovative in planning programs to  strengthen the library delivery system. Also present was the Chairman of the Librarians Association of Malaysia, Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Sharif  Mohd Saad.

Four papers were presented by distinguished speakers who brilliantly had  experiences in transforming their library as follows:

  1.  Transformation, innovation and creativity at the Petroleum Resource Centre by Mr. Azhar M. Noor, Chief Librarian of PETRONAS
  2. Transformation, innovation and creativity at  Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Library  by Ms Mazmin M. Akhir, Chief Librarian of University Malaysia Perlis (UNIMAP)
  3. Transformation, innovation and creativity at  Penang Public Library by Ms Shukriah Hj. Yon, Director of  Penang Public Library
  4. Transformation, innovation and creativity at   Open University Malaysia (OUM) Library by  Mr. Shahril Effendi Ibrahim, Senior Librarian of OUM

This seminar was attended by 83 librarians and library staff from the whole of Malaysia.

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Reported by: Mrs Kamariah Jaafar
Library Section, Corporate and Management Services Division