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


The Development on a Board Game to Promote an Information Literacy for Upper Secondary Students at the Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit

In today’s information-rich landscape, cultivating effective information literacy skills is imperative for upper secondary students. This study focuses on developing a board game as an innovative tool to enhance information literacy among students at Srinakharinwirot University Prasarnmit Demonstration School (Secondary). Learning can be more enjoyable when gamified, and this research aims to achieve just that.


Digital Inclusion Through Innovative Library Management Systems in Digital Libraries: Literature Study

Library management systems in digital libraries can bring about innovation in digital inclusion. Digital library users will find it easier to access reading materials anywhere and anytime, so the purpose of this study is to identify the effect of using a library management system in digital libraries on digital inclusion innovation. This research is the


Public Libraries – Hubs for Recovering and Valuing Renewable and Imuable Knowledge

This paper addresses the public libraries evolution from the conservative concept of collective memory repositories to an updated concept, based on the knowledge reusing process, as the basis for knowledge operationalization, including via digital tools. Due to the increasing expansion of technology at all levels of digital literacy, today, libraries have become – by incorporating


Educational Partnerships That Can Drive the Activation of Renewable Knowledge Process, Using the Public Libraries Infrastructure

The library environment in Romania is very fragmented, having neither the habit nor the culture of cooperation and partnerships. Driven by divergent interests, the library environment rarely interacts with other stakeholders for common goals, does not engage outside the narrow goals of micro-groups and does not actively participate in the development of the knowledge society.


The School Library as a Hub for Developing the Student Citizen

This study highlights the critical and under-examined role of the school library as a space for civic education and moral development for students across the United States. Through conducting a historical analysis and literature review, this work examines the policies and standards that have guided the development of the school library, and argues that these


Providing Accessible Learning Materials for the Diverse Learner: Equitable Learning Opportunities Provided Through School Libraries

Libraries are founded on a philosophy of equal access to information and are concerned about accessibility to all (Tewell, 2019). In the 21st century, technology provides an opportunity for accessing infinite learning materials. Once responsible for housing and dispersing written materials, libraries now meet new challenges of providing materials in various media and multimedia platforms.


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