Category: Knowledge Creation, Preservation & Access: Curation, Librarianship, Information & Archival Science


How the Japanese Intelligentsia of the 19th Century Got Educated Based on Books in the Dutch Language (Rangaku)

This study aims to rectify the perception that the Shogunate (the Japanese government of the 19th century) mainly received know-how about medical sciences through their information acquisition via the Dutch presence in Nagasaki. Studies of that time, based on the information acquired from the Dutch are referred to ‘Rangaku’ or Dutch Studies. When discussing ‘Rangaku,’


At the Intersection of Technology and Teaching: The Critical Role of Educators in Implementing Technology Solutions

Educators are critical for the successful implementation of any technology. Acrobatiq by VitalSource can use data to demonstrate the dramatic impact instructors—and their course policies—can have on courseware engagement. Acrobatiq courseware incorporates learning content, formative practice, homework assignments, adaptive practice, and summative assessments into a single learning environment for students, with additional data dashboards for


Innovative Spanish Teachers: The Case of Juan Macho Moreno

This study focuses on the Spanish educator Juan Macho who led the fight against illiteracy and drop-outs in rural and urban Spain, on his contribution to the task of training women teachers, as well as on his collaboration in educational renovation and innovation in different Spanish Congresses during the period 1882 to 1908. His educational


Bridging the Old and the New – The Digitalization of Museums in Indonesia

We are currently in the midst of the digital era where mobile screens, technological advancement, virtual realities and boundless exchange of information are at the center of human civilization. These digital transformations influence various shifting forms of human interaction as well as the nature of education. Aside from formal education institutions, museums can be described


Quality of Mentoring and Personal Attributes as Correlates of Professional Competencies Among Librarians of Region 10

It is essential for librarians to advance professionally. The professional competencies of librarians that were acquired through education and library practice may no longer be relevant for the jobs that have been changed or redesigned by technology. Thus, this study determined the association between the head librarians’ quality of mentoring and personal attributes and the


Knowledge Management as a Catalyst to Building Resilient and Effective Human Capital in Manufacturing Companies

The study argues that human capital development is more effective if it is done from a knowledge management perspective which helps to shape attitudes and foster ethical values for higher productivity. Human capital is central to productivity in an economy and if well groomed, result in sustainable development of a society. Human cultures vary, but