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Library in national resilience: World library evolution – Remembered yet forgotten

Abu, Roziya and Abdul Malik, Anis Faradella and Azmi, Nor Azlina (2014) Library in national resilience: World library evolution – Remembered yet forgotten. In: Seminar on National Resilience 2014 (SNAR 2014), 23 December 2014, Premiera Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

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A library has become a more dynamic information institution.Libraries collection development has become more diversified and less physical, and the public library’s roles and functions are now extended to not just the storage and gathering of information and knowledge, but also to interacting, communicating and socializing.In many countries around the world, the contemporary public library stands for a community hub.It has become an engaging, inspiring and informative citizen’s centre.Hence it helps to build strong and empowered communities.The purpose of this paper is to discuss the initiatives of development activities and programs that underpin libraries and public libraries around the world in supporting their local community development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: e-ISBN: 978-967-0193-11-3 Organized by: Institut Pemikiran Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public Library; Rural Public Library; Rural Community; Community Development; Community Empowerment
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Institut Pemikiran Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2015 04:39
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2015 04:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13703

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