21 Feb 2017

The Grand Launching of Telkom University Open Library

Bandung, Telkom University – Telkom University demonstrates its commitment to the development of knowledge by building a knowledge center named “Open Library”. This knowledge center is supported by digital information technology and modern facilities, which cater not only for the citizens of Telkom University, but also public.

This was revealed in The Grand Launching of Telkom University Open Library, in the Hall Manterawu Telkom University Jln. Telecommunications No. 1 Bandung on Wednesday (02.22.16). Also present at the event, the Chief of National Library (NLI) RI Muh. Sharif Bando, West Java Literacy Lady Netty Heryawan, Chief of Education Foundation of Telkom Dwi S. Purnomo, as well as Telkom University Rector Prof. Ir. Moch. Ashari, M.Eng., Ph.D.

Telkom University Open Library established on an area of 3,200 m2 with a capacity of 1,000 people, which is complemented by digital catalog facilities, mini theaters, 14 discussion rooms, wifi access, library cafe, multimedia room, digital collection access, six reading area, and prayer room. The entire access can be accessed by authorized users Open Library for six days a week, free of charge. To facilitate the operation, Open Library is supported by an integrated information system that can process and manage a wide range of knowledge collections and services Open Library.

Telkom University Rector Prof. Ir. Moch. Ashari, M.Eng., Ph.D. said the library is the heart of an educational institution. Therefore, Telkom University is committed to strengthen and enhance it as a knowledge center in Telkom University.

“Telkom University Open Library which takes the concept of” green futuristic “is a modern library in terms of design or contents intended to meet the needs of students or the community, and to anticipate technological advances or the education system in the future. May be useful, “he said.

Since last year, Telkom University has become one of the pioneer movement colleges Open Access (OA), by opening online access to 14 467 final project, thesis, and thesis, 15 970 files abstract, and 7822 journal eproceeding to the public. Until now, the number of Open Library public member has reached 640 people. This year, Telkom University wants to fulfill his vision of an active role in the development of science and art, by building a knowledge center of modern amenities.

Vice Rector III AMA. Suyanto said, Telkom University has a clear roadmap regarding the development of Open Library as a knowledge center. If last year Telkom Univesity start the OA movement, then this year the target was spawned embryos The Center of Knowledge.

“THus, in 2020 Telkom University already has an excellent center of knowledge,” he said.

 The Grand Launching of Telkom University Open Library also enlivened by a series of events such as Scientific Seminar: The Role of Librarians in Support Movement Open Access for the development of Science (collaboration with FPPTI West Java), shows interactive multimedia, screening short movies, book “Smart Guide Online Shopping “Adhi Prasetio work, as well as handicraft workshop. ***

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