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Peranan Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia(PPM) Dalam Memperkasakan Pustakawan dan Perpustakaan di Malaysia

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Peranan Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia(PPM) Dalam Memperkasakan Pustakawan dan Perpustakaan di Malaysia.

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Peranan Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia(PPM) Dalam Memperkasakan Pustakawan dan Perpustakaan di Malaysia

  1. 1. PerananPersatuanPustakawanMalaysia(PPM) dalammemperkasakanPustakawandanperpustakaandiMalaysia MohdSharif MohdSaad (President of PPM, 2010-2012) PersatuanPustakawanMalaysia Seminar KebangsaanPerpustakaanAkademik SKPA 2011 Hotel Riverview, Kota Bharu, Kelantan Date: 5 –7 Julai2011
  2. 2. Strategic Thinking and Visionary 3M –Mental state ; Methodology & Making it Right Thinking –short term; long term Understanding of Industrial structure -Institutional structure -Power Structure Positioning
  3. 3. Outline of Presentation 1.Definition 2.Need, Why? and functions of an Association 3.Activities of Library Associations 4.History, role and activities of PPM 5.Reflection ? –Moving forward
  4. 4. Memperkasakan? •Memartabatkan •Mengembalikanmaruahdanwibawa •Mengutamakan Empower : to give power or authority To give ability ; to enable (Your dictionary.com)
  5. 5. PPM –Memperkasakan? Who? Why ? What? When? Where? How?
  6. 6. The Need For a Professional Association “In order to accomplish its fullest mission, any profession must have some nationally recognized association which can and will speak for the profession as a whole” (Shaffer) (i)Provides profession with the means to professionalize (ii)Functions as voice of profession (iii)Foster unity & inculcates sense of identity ExamplesALA = 6 October 1876 LA(UK) = 5 October 1877
  7. 7. Why ? -Association 1.A member service organization 2.A professional network 3.A standard body 4.A lobby group 7
  8. 8. Functions of Association Primary function •(1) Organize (member) •(2) Qualify (education) •(3) Develop corpus of knowledge (research, publish, teach) •(4) register professionals (accreditation) •(5) Promote & preserve high standards Secondary •(1) Raise professional status •(2) Control entry to profession •(3) Protect professionals and public •(4) Act as interest or pressure group •(5) Welfare of members 8
  9. 9. Activities Of Library Associations 1.Seminar / Symposiums / forums / talk 2.Workshop / Courses 3.Publications of Journals/ Bulletins/ Newsletters/Proceedings 4.Membership in Regional and International organizations; CONSAL; IFLA 5.Luncheon, Dinners 6.Advocacy in promoting libraries and librarianship as a profession 7.Fundraising
  10. 10. Activities Of Library Associations 8.Awards to members to attend conferences/seminars 9.Awards to librarians/libraries 10.Awards/scholarship to students/research grants 11.Research / collaborative research projects 12.Representing the profession in national events/policy 13.Networking activities among institutional member libraries
  11. 11. LIBRARIANS ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (PPM) –1998LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA –1965 LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF MALAYSIA (BRANCH IN SINGAPORE)–1963LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF THE FEDERATED MALAY STATES –1960 LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF MALAYA & SINGAPORE –1958 MALAYAN LIBRARY GROUP (MLG) : Inauguration 25 March 1955 Registered 6 June 1955 *PAID-UP MEMBERSHIP : 29% (TOTAL : 1,400 LIBRARIANS) PPM in brief -History
  12. 12. Goals & Objectives PPM •To unite all persons engaged in library work or interested in libraries in Malaysia •To promote a better administration of libraries •To encourage professional education and training for librarianship •To undertake, promote and encourage activities such as conferences, seminar, workshops, meetings, forum, etc. for the advancement of libraries and library profession 12
  13. 13. Objectives (Present) Toprovideindependentprofessionalviewsandadviceonallmattersrelatedtodevelopmentoflibraries,informationcentersandtheprofession. Touniteallpersonsengagedinlibrariesandinformationworkand/orstudies. Todevelopandpromotestandardsinallaspectsofthelibraryandinformationprofessionandservices. Toprovideandsupporteducationandtrainingtoenhancetheknowledge,qualificationsandstatusofmembersoftheprofession. Topromoteandmonitorthelegislationaffectingtheprofessionandprovisionoflibrariesandinformationservices. Toformulatelegislationandworktowardsitsadoptioninthedevelopmentofthelibraryandinformationprofessionandservices. Toconduct,supportandencourageresearchfortheadvancementoflibraryandinformationprofessionandservices. Toensuretheeffectivedisseminationofrelevantinformationthroughpublicationsinvariousmedia.
  14. 14. Objectives (Present) To forge strategic alliances with national, regional and international organizations leading towards globalization of library and information profession and services To foster cooperation and establish close liaison with government authorities, members of the public and other professions. To strive towards regulating the practice of librarianship by effecting a Code of Ethics and the registration of members Toundertakefund-raisingactivities,includingsolicitingdonationsincashandkind,tofinanceactivitiesconsistentwiththeobjectivesofthePPM. Topurchase,acquireandownpropertyforthebenefitofPPMwiththeprovisothattheAssociationshallnotdeveloporturntoaccountanyinterestinsuchpropertyforcommercialpurposes. Toinvest,operatebankaccountsandnegotiateloansfrombanksandotherfinancialinstitutions,appointtrustees,andundertakeanyotheractivitiesrelatedtofund-raisingandownershipofproperty. Topromoteandsupporteducational,culturalandsocialactivitiesforthebenefitofsociety.
  15. 15. PPM –Promoting LibraryDevelopment / Profession In Malaysia *Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis (Malaysia National Flower)
  16. 16. PromotingLibrary Education 1950’s –1972 (a)short courses in preparation for LA exams. 1960 (b) PPM proposed establishment of Lib. School at University of Malaya (UM). 1969 (c) PPM/SARBICA proposed P/G School forLibrarianship/Archives at UM 1972 (d) Nat. Library Committee Ministry of EducationP/G at UM Dip. at ITM (MARA Institute of Technology) 1972 (e) ITM 3 year Dip. Course 1992 – PPM’s involvement via curriculum committees / awards.
  17. 17. Promoting National & Public Library Development 1968 Blueprint for Public Library Development (PPM Grant from Asia Foundation)Basis for Public library development 1972 Establishmentof National Library PPM’s leadership role diminished Partnership PPM’s Reps in all State Public Library Boards
  18. 18. Promoting School Library Development 1962 PPPTM Minimum standard for Quality Library Services in Malayan Secondary School Libraries Not wholelyapproved by Govt. 1975-79 PPM school Libraries Blueprint Project Committee (Winslade& Wijasuriya)
  19. 19. Promoting University / Special Libraries 1972–2007 i)CollaborationviaConferences/Workshops,Compilationofdirectories/stds,etc. (ii)PPMorganisationstructureStandingcommiteesforAcademicLibs,PublicLibs,SpecialLibs,SchoolResourceCentres,MedicalLibs,etc
  20. 20. ProfessionalDevelopment Accreditation ?? Continuing Education (Conferences, Workshops, Short- term courses, etc.) Code of Ethics Standards –Awards / National Standards/ Professional Activities Publications I.MajalahPPM II.Bulletin PPM III.JurnalPPM
  21. 21. National / Regional / International Networks * Putra Mosque, Putrajaya
  22. 22. National Level Presidents DGs of National Library, Chief Librarians of University Libraries / Special Libraries Council Members –Representatives from all categories of Libraries Chapters –Peninsular Malaysia (North, South, East, & WestChapters) –East Malaysia (Sarawak & Sabah Chapters) Support of National Library of Malaysia Support of University Libraries / PERPUN/Public Libraries Support of Special Libraries Support of vendors/ suppliers
  23. 23. Regional Level (i)Librarians Association of Malaysia /Library Association of Singapore (PPM/LAS) Joint Liaison Council BILCO (Bibliographical and Library Cooperation) SCOLA (Sub-Committee on Library Automation) SCOM (Sub-Committee on Microfilms) SCAC (Sub-Committee on Acquisitions/Cataloging) 2005 –Joint celebration of 50th anniversary 2010 –Revival of PPM/LAS Joint CouncilMALAYSIA SINGAPORE
  24. 24. SOUTHEAST ASIAIA(ii) CONSAL (Congress of South East Asian Librarians) … 1970 –CONSAL 1 in Singapore1996 –CONSAL X in Kuala Lumpur2003 –CONSAL XII in Brunei2006 –CONSAL XIII in Manila2009 –CONSAL XIV in Hanoi2012 -CONSAL XV Indonesia Regional Level
  25. 25. (c) Organized Conference packages to WLIC / IFLA annual conference –New Delhi, Boston, Bangkok, Glasgow, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Oslo, Seoul, Durban(2) ICADL (International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries) –NLM / PPM Org. Conference in 2003. (3) COMLIS (Conference of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists) 2008 in Kuala Lumpur(4) Library Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) (5) Indian Library Association (Since 1983) (6) Singapore Library Association International Network
  26. 26. (iii) Committee for External Aid (April 2005 –IQRA’ Mission to Acheh) … Dato’ Zawiyah’sIFLA AwardMALAYSIA INDONESIA Regional Level
  27. 27. International Network (1) IFLA (a)PPM’s rep. elected as one of VP’s 45th congress –1st person from developing country(b) PPM represented on various committees 2004 RashidahBegum, ZawiyahBaba, MohdSharif, KhooJooBee, ShahaneemDadameah 2007 NafisahAhmad –IFLA Cataloguing Section 2003 – 2007. MohdSharif MohdSaad–IFLA Standing Committee Asia –Oceania 2003 –2007/2009-2013
  28. 28. PPM -Commitment To Quality *PutrajayaBridge
  29. 29. Commitment To Quality (1)Entry qualification -22 March 1975 AGM –“Recognized Professional Qualification”. (2)Tertiary level qualification -at par with other professions (3)Standards-National Standards (2007) •National Accreditation Board Stdsfor Library Education /Library Infrastructure / Scheme of Service-Awards (4)Professional Activities (5)Code of Ethics
  30. 30. Commitment to Quality Via Awards a)PPM Library Excellence Awards 2005 – Small Libraries Medium Libraries Large Libraries b)Outstanding Librarian of The Year c)Young Librarian’s Award d)Best Student Awards –UiTM, UIA, UMe)Writing awards
  31. 31. Professional Activities a)Workshops for Upgrading Professional Competencies b)Conferences and Seminars on Library & Information Science c)Social Get-Togethers d)Community workeg: Setting-up library in squatter areas, Helping Achehafter Tsunami
  32. 32. Activities of PPM 1.Seminar / Symposiums / forums / talk 2.Workshop / Courses 3.Publications of Journals/ Bulletins/ Newsletters/Proceedings 4.Membership in Regional and International organizations; CONSAL; IFLA 5.Luncheon, Dinners 6.Advocacy in promoting libraries and librarianship as a profession 7.Fundraising
  33. 33. Activities of PPM 8.Awards to members to attend conferences/seminars 9.Awards to librarians/libraries 10.Awards/scholarship to students/research grants 11.Research / collaborative research projects 12.Representing the profession in national events/policy 13.Networking activities among institutional member libraries
  34. 34. Memperkasakan? THE WAY FORWARD REVIEW AND REFLECTION ? Let us look at other library associations a.CILIP b.ALIA c.Hong Kong
  35. 35. Australian Library and Information AssociationReference: http://www.alia.org.au/
  36. 36. Australian Library and Information Association
  37. 37. Hong Kong Library Association Reference: http://www.hkla.org/
  38. 38. Hong Kong Library Association
  39. 39. CILIPReference: http://www.cilip.org.uk
  40. 40. CILIP
  41. 41. Acknowledgement DatoDr. ZaitonOsmanMaimunahKadirKamalSujakFaizalHainiMohamadFazliBaharuddin
  42. 42. DiscussionQuestions

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