Indonesian e-mobile library: a prototype to cover outreach area

Tritawirasta, Wiratna and Santoso, Joko Indonesian e-mobile library: a prototype to cover outreach area., 2009 . In 14th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians, Hanoi, Vietnam, April 20-23, 2009. [Conference paper]


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National Library of Indonesia has developed some kinds of mobile library using various transportation mode,like motorcycle, fourwheeled vehicle and motorboat. One of the purpose of mobile library is to enhance the reach of library service to the people who live in various land profile. Seeing at the big number of library user and the natural profile of Indonesia with big and small islands, river and villages, have made mobile library has high potentiality to be developed in many aspects.One of the goal in developing mobile library is to grow reading interest and library utilisation by the community. National Library of Indonesia has developed innovation in mobile library service by building a prototype of electronic mobile library.Before electronic mobile library was developed,Indonesia does not have such facility to serve suburban area where internet penetration is very low. Indonesia’s natural profile as a country with many big islands,unstandard and inequitable education level, lack of telecommunication facility,the low level of people’s electronic information literacy have made IT based information utilization low,and economic factor also causing electronic information service being hindered.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Indonesia, Mobile Library, Internet, Public Library
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DC. Public libraries.
Depositing user: Imam Budi Prasetiawan
Date deposited: 14 Jul 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:14


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