Full Programmes







0830 am 


0930 am   

Opening Ceremony

Officiated by Profesor Dato' Dr. Omar Osman

Vice Chancellor, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Group photography [Venue: Grand Ballroom 2]

1030 am

Visit to Exhibition and Poster Booths  / Morning Break

1130 am

Keynote I

“Humanising the Library: Issues and Challenges”

by Professor Tan Sri Dzulkifli bin Abdul Razak

Vice-Chancellor, Albukhary International University (AIU)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Zabidi Azhar Mohd Hussin

1230 pm  

Lunch / Break

0200 pm  

Session I : Community Service @ Library

Chairman: Mohd. Nasir Md. Rashid

1.       Public libraries: celebrating diversity | Rajeswari Chelliah; Barbara Combes; Dr Justin Brown | Australia

2.       Library of mosque and its role in intellectual life of the nation | Triani Rahmawati | Indonesia

3.       Rural library services serving the minorities | Prof. Dr.  Ahmad Bakeri Abu Bakar; J. N. L. N. Putri | Malaysia


0330 pm  

Social Visit

0830 pm  

Welcoming Dinner / Cultural Show



0830 am   

Keynote II

"Is the library outmoded and irrelevant in the 21st century"

by Professor Dr. Zalina Ismail

Co-ordinator of BRAINetwork, School of Health Sciences,

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Moderator:  Rashidah Begum Fazal Mohamed

0930 am  

Session II : User Perspective Towards Library

Chairman: Dr. Mohd Sharif Mohd Saad

1.       Information @ your fingertips: myth or reality? Lessons learned from user perception evaluation at Perpustakaan Hamdan Tahir | Wan Emilin Wan Mat Alli; Hasliza Ali; Nurul Azurah Mohd Roni | Malaysia

2.       Looking at library usability: matching the concept from user’s experiences | Wan Abdul Rahman Bin Wan Bujang; Korina Ibrahim | Malaysia


1030 am      

Morning Tea

1100 am    

Session III : Creativity & Innovation @ Library

Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Aida Hanum Ghulam Rasul

1.       Check this out! : how Murdoch University Library is “humanising” their client services using assistive technologies | Janet Rutherford | Australia

2.       Online educational database: Views and expectations of researchers in Malaysia | Muhammad Kamarul Kabilan Abdullah ; Neoh Hun Keong | Malaysia

3.       Mobile libraries (M-LIBRARIES) for academic institutions | Shahril Effendi Ibrahim; Ahmad Munawar Mohmad Anuar | Malaysia

4.       Telecentre as information channel : a Malaysian perspective| Ridwan Seman @ Kamarulzaman; Dr. Yushiana Mansor |Malaysia


0100 pm

Lunch / Break

0230 pm

Session  IV : Marketing and Promotional Strategies @ Library

Chairman: Hasbullah Atan

1.       International students friendly library: are we there yet? | Radia Banu Jan Mohamad; Mohd Kamal Mohd Napiah; Cik Ramlah Che Jaafar |Malaysia

2.       Social network for promotion of library | Ina Irawati | Indonesia

3.       National Library of Republic Indonesia  branding strategies through ancient script and rare books collection | Irhamni Ali | Indonesia

4.       Towards library 2.0: the adoption of web 2.0 technologies in academic libraries’ websites in Malaysia | Nor Hazidah Awang | Malaysia


0430 pm

Tea Break



0830 am   

Session  V : Sustainability @ Library

Chairman: Mdm. Engku Razifah Engku Chik

1.       Revamping GXEX1401| Dr Nor Edzan binti Che Nasir | Malaysia

2.       Performance indicators in measuring academic library: a systematic literature review | Mohd Dasuki Sahak; Zoharah Omar | Malaysia

3.       Rethinking Leadership: Finding the Right Balance in Managing Twenty-first Century Library | Champeswar Mishra | India


1000 am   

Morning Tea

1030 am   

Session  VI : Research @ Library

Chairman: Dr. Asma Hassan

1.       Research attitudes of Malaysian public higher institution librarians | Salmah Abdullah; Fatimah Zahrah Amran; Morni Yati Ibrahim | Malaysia

2.       Collaborative open bibliographic network for Malaysian school libraries | Nik Roslina Raja Ismail; Yushiana Mansor; Normi Sham Awang Abu Bakar  | Malaysia

3.       The influence of language and cultural factors in the use of electronic information in academic libraries | Ezzat Abdulaziz Mansour | Saudi Arabia


1200 pm

Vendor Presentation

1230 pm


0100 pm

Lunch / Break


ICOL Perpustakaan Hamdan Tahir,
Jun 16, 2012, 11:43 PM