Experts Collaboration: Improving Information Services for Maritime Community in Indonesia


Maritime people's livelihood is selling processed marine products. They need some information to produce variety commodity and improve the quality. Moreover coastal people is difficult to have freshwater because of sea intrusion into wells. They have to get water from distant places. However some of them have low level of information literacy. Furthermore some are illiterate. It needs a strategy in providing information services for them. The paper proposes collaboration of experts to provide proper content, information packaging and communication channel. A team of experts consists of information group (IG), information packaging group (PG) and communication channel group (CG). In the case of this paper IG consists expert of marine resources management, appropriate technology for rural, and freshwater management. IG will identify and propose some appropriate information for the community. PG consists experts of library and information science, which identify and propose appropriate information packaging. Meanwhile CG consists expert of anthropology, which identify and propose appropriate communication channels to convey the packaging of information. We assumed that expert collaboration will provide appropriate information on appropriate packaging through appropriate communication channel. In the future the result will be analyzed empirically.

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Ambar Yoganingrum, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia
Ira Maryati, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia
Yaniasih, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia

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Conference: LibrAsia2016
Stream: Librarianship - Library, information literacy, education, and culture

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