Digital Library Seminar Series: 2003-06-10

Topic

The ICT Infrastructure and Local Content Development in Malaysia: Constraints and Challenges
and
Promoting the Concept of the International Islamic Digital Library

Speaker

Siti Zakiah binti Aman, and a delegation of Malaysian librarians (participants in the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Program)

Affiliation

Director of Knowledge and Information Infrastructure, National Library of Malaysia

Description

The presentation will provide an overview of the Malaysian national IT agenda towards achieving "VISION 2020" and will focus on the initiative taken by libraries in the country in developing the National Digital Library System (PERDANA) as a means to support the transition to a knowledge-based economy. Constraints and challenges faced in the development of local content will be discussed and will include the concept of the International Islamic Digital Library.

More Information:

About Malaysia's National Digital Library and MyLib

About Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (National Library of Malaysia)

About the 4th Digital Library Conference (Enriching Malaysiana Content for PERDANA)

Columbia University Libraries' Middle East Studies WWW Virtual Library

Date

2003-06-10

Day

Thursday

Time

1:00-2:00 PM

Location

203 Butler Library, Morningside Heights Campus, Columbia University

Files

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