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Knowlegde Discourse Session : Exploring the Uniqueness of Rare Collections

By : Hazlindah Basiron dan Azwana Ab Rahman

 

Program schedule of Knowledge Discourse Session : Exploring the Uniqueness of Rare Collections

 

Serdang, 30th March - The Sultan Abdul Samad Library (PSAS) plans to develop a Rare Agricultural Collection at the PSAS Special Collection and a Borneo Rare Collection at the Bintulu Sarawak Campus Library (PKBS). In this regard, the Knowledge Discourse Session: Exploring the Uniqueness of Rare Collections has been organized as an effort to gain an understanding of Rare Collections. This session was held online using the Zoom application and attracted a total of 111 participants from within and outside Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

The Knowledge Discourse Session began with a welcoming note from Ms. Haslina Abu Seman, Deputy Chief Senior Librarian (Service). In her speech, she welcomed the efforts to develop this Agricultural Rare Collection and Borneo Rare Collection. She hoped that the collection of historical value will be a useful source of reference for the general public and researchers.

 

A welcoming note from Ms. Haslina Abu Seman, Deputy Chief Senior Librarian (Service)

 

The session continued with an interesting sharing from 3 guest speakers from the National Library of Malaysia (PNM) namely Mr. Tamimi Taib, Senior Assistant Director, Conservation Division, Mrs. Noor Hazwani Warrmal, Assistant Director, Special Collection Procurement Unit, Collection Construction Division and Puan Rabiah Mohd Ali, Assistant Director, Special Collections Unit, Malaysian and Overseas Reference Center. The speakers gave a detailed and clear description of the Rare Collection covering the development, management and conservation of the collection.

 

Sharing session by guest speaker

 

The sharing of knowledge for almost 4 hours has given awareness of the importance of the Rare Collections development in an effort to preserve the material, as well as evidence of the existence of intellectual heritage and civilization of our country. In addition, it can increase the understanding of the purpose and importance of Rare Collections development to the participants.

 

 

 

Group photos of among the online participants attended

Date of Input: 07/04/2022 | Updated: 08/04/2022 | khairul_zul

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