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No.1 zawiyah baba

  1. 1. ENHANCING ACCESS TO MALAY STUDIES THROUGH ATMA’S MALAY CIVILIZATION PORTAL<br />ZAWIYAH BABA<br />Principal Research Fellow<br />Institute of the Malay World & Civilisation (ATMA)<br />Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia<br />International Conference on Convergence of Libraries, Archives & Museums , India International Centre, New Delhi, February 15 – 17, 2011. <br />
  2. 2. UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA (National University of Malaysia) <br /><ul><li> Established 18 May 1970
  3. 3. Malay the National Language as medium of instruction
  4. 4. One of 4 research universities in Malaysia
  5. 5. 13 Faculties, 14 Institutes, 13 Centres
  6. 6. Total student population 24,013 (2010)</li></li></ul><li>ATMA – INSTITUTE OF THE MALAY WORLD & CIVILISATION<br /><ul><li>Oldest research institute in the National University of Malaysia (UKM)
  7. 7. Established in 1973 as IBBKM – Institute for Malay Language, Culture and Literature
  8. 8. Multidisciplinary research & post-graduate studies</li></li></ul><li> 4 RESEARCH THRUST AREAS<br /><ul><li>Language, Malay Letters & Linguistics
  9. 9. Archeology, Culture & Visual Arts
  10. 10. Theory Construction & Malay Epistemology
  11. 11. Science & Technology in the Malay World</li></li></ul><li>RESEARCH POSTS<br /><ul><li> Principal Research Fellows (Professors)
  12. 12. Senior Research Fellows (Assoc. Professors)
  13. 13. Research Fellows (Lecturers)
  14. 14. Social Research Officers
  15. 15. Science Officer
  16. 16. Research Assistants
  17. 17. Associate Research Fellows</li></li></ul><li>RESEARCH PROJECTS <br /><ul><li> 26 on-going research projects
  18. 18. 6 sources of research funding
  19. 19. Largest is RM1.47m for Roll-out of Malay Civilisation Portal from Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia </li></li></ul><li>MALAY CIVILISATION PORTAL<br /><ul><li>Started from in-house bibliographic database called PADAT
  20. 20. Developed into a portal in 2003 with DAGS Fund from Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation
  21. 21. Demonstrator Application Grant Scheme (DAGS)
  22. 22. First on-line digital database on Malay world studies
  23. 23. 13 databases accessible on internet</li></li></ul><li>ROLL-OUT MALAYCIVILIZATION PORTAL (DEC 2008 – DEC 2010) <br /><ul><li> Accessibility issues in old portal
  24. 24. Funding by MOSTI for Roll-out of portal
  25. 25. Project cost RM1.47m (USD500,000.00)
  26. 26. HCL Technologies as Technology partner
  27. 27. 14 month project period (Dec 2009 – February 2011)
  28. 28. Upgrading and improvement of portal
  29. 29. Development of Content
  30. 30. Community Development</li></li></ul><li>MAJOR ISSUES & CHALLENGES<br /><ul><li>Modern look & feel with easy navigation
  31. 31. Content & data scattered
  32. 32. Portal content to be searchable from google search window
  33. 33. Text search on images a requirement
  34. 34. Content security
  35. 35. Easy administrative framework
  36. 36. Bi-lingual policy
  37. 37. IPR & copyright issues especially e-commerce</li></li></ul><li>PORTAL TRANSFORMATION<br /><ul><li> Unified storage infrastructure, integrated database with better capacity to store different types of content including images, audio and video
  38. 38. Reduce IT dependency, empowers non-technical users to publish content without knowledge of HTML
  39. 39. Single & integrated search window for all databases – makes portal easier & more user friendly to search</li></li></ul><li>PORTAL TRANSFORMATION<br /><ul><li> Thumbnail view of images, text and PDF on result page by implementing Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution
  40. 40. Automated workflow for content review and approval process
  41. 41. More interactive portal by implementing blogs, reviews, chat rooms & discussion format
  42. 42. Self-sustainability by e-commerce support & payment gateway integration for online purchasing </li></li></ul><li>DATABASES IN MALAY CIVILIZATION PORTAL<br /><ul><li>PADAT - PANGKALAN DATA ATMA (ATMA’S ANCHOR DATABASE)</li></ul>- Bibliographic entries of books & journal articles about Malay studies<br />- More than 50,000 entries<br />- Full text available on request<br />- Malay & English, other languages<br />
  43. 43. DATABASES … (CONT. )<br /><ul><li>KAMUS MELAYU (MALAY DICTIONARY)
  44. 44. ADAT PERPATIH (CUSTOMARY LAW)
  45. 45. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS </li></ul> - KOLEKSI TENAS EFFENDY<br /> - KOLEKSI N.A. HALIM<br /> - KOLEKSI YANG QUEE YEE<br /><ul><li> KARYI JAWI (WORKS IN JAWI SCRIPT)</li></li></ul><li>DATABASES … (CONT.)<br /><ul><li>SEJUTA PANTUN (A MILLION PANTUNS)
  46. 46. PANTUN BABA CINA ( PANTUNS OF STRAITS BORN CHINESE)
  47. 47. PERIBAHASA MELAYU (MALAY PROVERBS)
  48. 48. SENI UKIR KAYU MELAYU ( MALAY ART OF TRADITIONAL WOODCARVING)
  49. 49. SARI ONLINE (INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE MALAY WORLD & CIVILISATION)
  50. 50. JURNAL TERJEMAHAN( Journal of Translation) ( To be added)</li></li></ul><li>EXAMPLE OF TYPES OF SOURCES : LEADERSHIP<br /><ul><li>PADAT - Books & journal articles in Malay, Indonesian & English
  51. 51. Search terms in Malay, & English
  52. 52. 217 specific articles on leadership in the Malay World in English
  53. 53. 98 specific articles in Malay/Indonesian
  54. 54. International authors/sources in English</li></li></ul><li>PERIBAHASA (PROVERBS) DATABASE<br /><ul><li> 77 Proverbs on qualities of leadership
  55. 55. Search by subject
  56. 56. Actual proverb mostly does not contain the term leadership but describes good or bad leaders & leadership in Malay society
  57. 57. Malay search term used as proverbs are in Malay language </li></li></ul><li>SEJUTA PANTUN (A MILLION PANTUNS) DATABASE<br /><ul><li> 164 Pantuns on leadership in Malay society found in portal
  58. 58. Search terms in Malay as database is in the Malay language
  59. 59. Importance and criteria of good leadership in the Malay world emphasised through folk literature
  60. 60. Message more easily learnt and remembered through popular rhyming verses</li></li></ul><li>ADAT PERPATIH (CUSTOMARY LAW IN NEGERI SEMBILAN) DATABASE<br /><ul><li> Database rich in customs and traditions practiced in the State of Negeri Sembilan, only matrilineal society in Malaysia
  61. 61. Most of the content in video and audio & still images
  62. 62. 23 articles found in Section on Rencana (Articles) on pemimpin & kepimpinan (leaders & leadership), </li></li></ul><li>LEADERSHIP IN ADAT PERPATIH<br />“ Within the Adat Perpatih community, a leader is regarded in an integrative manner as ‘elder’ by members, implies attainment of high status, accomplishment compared to others.”<br /> - Norhalim Ibrahim [1995?]<br />
  63. 63. LEADERSHIP IN ADAT PERPATIH<br />Leaders are reminded that they are not born, but <br />Grow as they have been planted;<br />High of standing from being respected;<br />Prosper from being cultivated;<br />Dignified from acclaim.<br />Leaders did not descend from the sky,<br />Nor emerge from the earth, <br />As such, leaders must be close to the people they lead<br />
  64. 64. LEADERSHIP IN ADAT PERPATIH<br />Closeness of leaders to their people are described as:<br /><ul><li> Distance but not apart
  65. 65. Nearness without intermediary
  66. 66. Bamboo plants and the river bank (inter-dependency & co-operation)
  67. 67. Like nail and flesh
  68. 68. Like the pupil and cornea (of eyes)</li></li></ul><li>SPECIAL COLLECTION OF TENAS EFFENDY<br /><ul><li> 154 Items on leadership found in books and publications by TenasEffendy
  69. 69. Items are in the form of articles, books on Malay culture & pantuns by TenasEffendy
  70. 70. Pantuns provide sound advice as well as astute and humorous observations on leaders and leadership in Malay society </li></li></ul><li>TENAS EFFENDY SPECIAL COLLECTION<br /><ul><li>All items are in the Malay language
  71. 71. Materials in the collection are works by TenasEffendy, a prolific thinker & writer and cultural icon </li></li></ul><li>CONCLUSION<br /><ul><li> Central repository and single search engine facilitates easier & quicker search of portal contents
  72. 72. Portal provide a wealth of information on Malay studies which can be searched by multiple approaches
  73. 73. Uniqueness of search for pantuns: end-syllables for words that rhyme</li></li></ul><li>THANK YOU TERIMA KASIHSHUKRIYA<br />Zawiyah Baba<br />zawiyah@gmail.com<br />Malaycivilization.ukm.my<br />

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