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April 2012

ISSN 1609-4271


BLA EXCO MEETING The Council met on Wednesday 11 April 2012. Items discussed were about BLA’s participation in CONSAL XV Conference from 28-31 May 2012 in Kuta, Bali

TK CONFERENCE ON READING 2012 Thailand Knowledge Park or TK Park - a governmental organization under the umbrella of the Office of Knowledge Management and Development Bangkok - is organizing the “TK Conference on Reading 2012”, which will be held in Bangkok on May 10-11, 2012 as part of the TK Forum, a uniquely comprehensive forum that focuses on multiple perspectives and viewpoints in an understanding of the different models and frameworks of best practices among ASEAN countries under the philosophy “Towards ASEAN Citizenship with Books and Reading”. Participating countries for this year will be prominent speakers from Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam and Myanmar are invited to share their achievements and experiences.

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EFFECTIVE PUBLIC SPEAKING By: Hjh Rosnani Hj Yaakub, MINDEF Library and Info Centre

INTRODUCTION The two days programme held on 13-14 Feb 2012 at the Civil Service Institute highlighted six sessions of Effective Public Speaking. The purpose of this training was to express a clear understanding what it is about and giving a good clue to participants with a technique how to deliver information to a large group of audience and giving presentations and also welcoming speech for various occasions. Public speaking is simply transmitting information, inspiring people and to motivating people. The public speaking the most powerful forms of communication. Mastering the art of public speaking can help to achieve many professional goals. By learning how to speak effectively in front of the audience can get ahead and quickly impress a room of people.

LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the programme participants will be able to:Understand the history of public speaking, learn how to prepared in public speaking, learn how to create outlines for speeches and write an effective speech, develop courage and self-confidence in delivering speeches, understand the three pillars and characteristics of effective public speaking, learn the various techniques in delivering a speech and learn how to critique and evaluate effective speeches. Every speech is made up of basic elements of public speaking understanding and including each those elements can make a bad speech good or a good speech great. There are three basic elements and the considerations that each one should address Introduction, body and conclusion.

EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICE Each participant has to share their history of professional achievements. Participants were given a task to prepare a speech to full fill the invitation of her former higher education and deliver a motivation speech to the students. It was very interesting and everyone came up with their own story telling. The participants need to express the three pillars of public speaking technique ETHOS- Is a level of credibility of the speaker. PATHOS- Is the quality of a persuasive presentation which appeals to the emotions of the audience. LOGO- Logos logical argument. This technique was very successful the participants were able to deliver their speech with enthusiasm and with the power of their own belief.

THE FEEDBACK The public speaking is a powerful tool to use for influence, informing, persuasion or entertaining. Interpersonal communication and public speaking have several components that embrace as motivational speaking, leadership/personal development, and customer service.

“The effective speakers are the ones who always leave an audience wanting more. Fear of Public Speaking : No More! – By sensing what it feels like to be confident presenting a speech in our mind”

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MOE 5-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN The Minister of Education, Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Hj Awg Abu Bakar bin Hj Apong at the launch of the Strategic Plan Book of the Ministry of Education for 2012-2017. the Ministry of Education sees the need and significance to continuously strengthen strategies for performances and achievements that can hopefully be attained. In line with this, the ministry should make changes to fulfil this purpose through the Ministry of Education Strategic Plan 2012-2017. Taking into account these aspects, the Ministry of Education's Strategic Plan outlines strategic focus areas, namely teaching and learning excellence; professionalism and accountability as well as efficiency and innovativeness. Highlighting on perspectives, strategic objectives and key performance indicators, the minister said in the strategic plan, the focus has been adapted via four perspectives namely finance, customers, internal process, teaching and learning. From such perspectives, 14 strategic objectives have been identified using the Kaplan and Norton approaches, "Using the Balance Scorecard as a Strategic Management Tool". To support the efforts towards the implementation of strategic plan, the ministry has outlined several educational projects under the 10th National Development Plan (2012-2017), which could become a catalyst for the smoothness and achievement of the strategic plan. The production of the Strategic Plan Book for the ministry has undergone several processes and is a continuous effort and acts as a follow-up to the previous Strategic Plan (2007-2012) which concluded on March 31, 2012. Borneo Bulletin 9 May 2012


UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES CONFERENCE The AITUL conference ‘library strategies for new generation users ‘will be held on 4-7 June 2012 in Singapore and hosted by NTU Singapore. It will focus on how academic libraries can successfully engage users in multi-faceted and rapidly changing information environment in an age of abundant information on tap, libraries need to re-define their relationship with their users if they are to remain their valuable partners in learning and research. Papers and speakers Opening Keynote-Changes in learning, research and information needs and behavior of users by Ramesh Kumar 21 century librarians for 21 century libraries by Alena Ptak Danchak What do we do for our users? New services for the research and learning communities at a research University by Wolfram Neubauer Riding the wave: move beyond text by Uwe Rosemann, Irina Sens Building a New Generation Science Library: the KAUST Story by Joseph Branin, Yi Yu, Rashed S. Alzahrani LEARNING & USERS Strategies for integrating information literacy and academic literacy: Helping undergraduate students make the most of scholarly articles by Margy MacMillan, Allison MacKenzie Shaping the way of instruction: fusion of games, lecture and theatrical techniques vs. traditional lecture type of library instruction: examining its effectiveness in undergraduate library instruction by Go to page 6 Harold T. Franco, Bob Cauilan.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CHAMBERS LAW LIBRARY By Dyg. Jusnitavaty binti Bohari The Law Library headed by the Chief Law Librarian, is situated on the second floor of the Law Building, KM 1, Jalan Tutong, Bandar Seri Begawan, forms a vital source of legal information for the Chambers. The Chief Librarian’s main task is to ensure that the Laws of Brunei are kept up to date at all times. She is also responsible for the process of gazetting legislation, subsidiary legislation etc. in the Government Gazette and the purchase of legal materials for use in the Library. Collection Besides having an extensive collection of both legal and non-legal materials, documents, text books, reference materials, encyclopedias, Judgments of the Courts of Brunei Darussalam and even legislation dating back to the British administration. Online legal resources The introduction of online legal resources has become apparent in most legal institutions. The Attorney General’s Chambers has had subscriptions to resources namely LawNet Singapore (2007), LawNet Malaysia (2007) and LexisNexis (2005). LawNet Singapore is an online legal resource allowing searches to different types of legal content providing an efficient and comprehensive research of case laws such as in Singapore and Malaysia, legal materials, Singapore’s legislation, parliamentary reports and treaties. The LawNet Malaysia similarly is an online library consisting of authoritative text of the laws of Malaysia. LexisNexis on the other hand boasts a wider range of legal contents internationally for example from the UK and other common law countries. The Attorney General’s Chambers has started to publish its laws online. This was done to make laws of Brunei more accessible to the public. It was initially integrated in 2007 through the Library Unit within the Attorney General’s Chambers’ intranet content by archiving digital documents (in pdf format) for internal references. In 2009, the documents are were made available to the public as a legal resource including government gazettes and laws of Brunei Darussalam which can be found in Users Although the Library is only exclusive to the officers of the Chambers, the public is allowed to make their enquiries regarding the status of any legislation. The Library also sells Laws of Brunei, Constitution of Brunei Darussalam, Judgments of the Courts of Brunei Darussalam and Brunei Law Reports. Library personnel Dyg Hajah Mariah binti Haji Kamis, Chief Law Librarian Dyg.Jusnitavaty binti Bohari, Assistant Chief Law Librarian Dyg Siti Zariah binti Awg Abdullah, Library Assistant Grade II Dyg Nur Khairunnisa binti Sahbirin ,Library Assistant Grade II. Contact :Law Library, 2nd floor Law Building, KM 1, Jalan Tutong, Bandar Seri Begawan BA1910.Tel.2244872, Fax.2223100.

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ASEAN CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE/ASEAN PEOPLE’S FORUM 2012 ASEAN CIVIL SOCIETY CONFERENCE/ASEAN PEOPLE’S FORUM 2012 (ACSC/APF) was held on 29-31 March 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This year’s theme was Transforming ASEAN into a People’s Centred Community. The conference consisted of 2 days of Plenary session and a one day of break out sessions of thematic workshops of over 20 focus groups ranging from economic empowerment of the people, human rights and fundamental freedoms, democracy, reproductive health, climate change, women and gender, children’s rights, labour migration, farmers, fisherfolks, children. Youth, land rights and persons with disabilities. It was attended by over 1,500 participants from civil society i.e farmers, activists, children, youths. ACSC/APF was first introduced in Malaysia in 2005 as a platform for civil society from 10 ASEAN member states to come together to raise awareness on current emerging issues and development in ASEAN, expanding networks across issues in the region and doing joint actions especially in community building process and is in line with the spirit of the ASEAN Charter to make ASEAN relevant to the people’s daily life. Its organization is as such: • • • • •

It is organized as a parallel to ASEAN Summit and includes the interface with ASEAN Head of States has been shifted from State-led to process to civil society-led process, is open to all civil society organisations and thematic workshops are organized prior to ACSC and at the end of each forum, civil society comes up with a collective statement and recommendations for ASEAN Leaders to address regional issues.

Since then ACSC/PF had been an annual gathering of civil society and had been held in Cebu City in 2006, Philippines in 2007, Singapore in 2008, Thailand in 2009, Vietnam in 2010, Indonesia in 2011. Brunei Darussalam will be host in 2013.go to page 5

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This year’s ACSC/APF was organized by various sub committees namely the regional steering committee, programme committee, organizing committee, drafting committee, media committee, interface committee and the special and emergency committee. Brunei Darussalam was represented by five members. Nellie DPH Sunny attended the conference as a representative of the Brunei Darussalam Council on Social Welfare. From page 3

Undergraduate Students’ Information Literacy Behaviour in Chulalongkorn University by Somsak Sriborisutsakul, Chindarat Berpan, Oranuch Sawetrattanasatian, Duangnate Vongpradhip,Nenuphar Supavej, Wachiraporn Klungthanaboon, Saowapha Limwichitr TECHNOLOGY & NEW MEDIA Social media for international students - it's not all about facebook by Grace Saw, Wendy Abbott, Jessie Donaghey, Carolyn McDonald Follow us on Facebook! A Content Analysis of Academic Libraries’ Facebook Profiles by Ming Hsin Chiu, Yi-Ying Lin Marketing the academic library with online social media by Christopher Chan LIBRARY SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT Student engagement and library use: an examination of attitudes towards use of libraries and Information amongst undergraduate students at a Turkish University Library by Gulcin Cribb, Ilkay Holt International cooperation towards the development of technology in university libraries by Paul Nieuwenhuysen Using library statistics to inform, promote and advocate library services for new generation users by Deborah Becker, Hillary Hartle LEARNING & USERS Redefining the service experience: forging collaboration between librarians and students byJenny Ellis, Andrea Phillips Library services for the future: Engaging with our customers to determine wants and needs by Sue Roberts, Alison Stevenson, Maureen Gildea, Rachel Esson Beyond Boolean, Towards Thinking: Discovery Systems and Information Literacy by Dianne Cmor, Xin Li Where is the library in the digital workflow of research? – See the Mendeley Institutional Editio in action. by Michael Leuschner Keynote address on THEME B-Technology & innovations in libraries and their impact on learning, research and users by Joe Murphy. Go to page 7

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TECHNOLOGY & NEW MEDIA The coming paradigm shift in computing interfaces and how libraries need to adapt by Michael Wiebrands Mobile me, mobile the library: CUHK’s perspectives by Kevin Leung, Ivan Chan Check-ins … Not Just for Books! – NUS Libraries Experience with Foursquare by Aaron Tay, Georgiana Glass, Chew Shu Wen From eLending to eTeaching – transitioning e-reading tools from the Library to the classroom by Adam Cath LEARNING & USERS Creating a Materials Samples Collection to Support the Engineering Curriculum by Dee Magnoni Orientation and Characteristics of Subject Service in Basic Natural Science based on the Investigation in Wuhan University, China by Hu Yongsheng Users’ searching ehavior in using online database at Vietnam National University by Nguyen hong Sinh, Hoàng Thị Hồng Nhung The need to read – an unexpected demand of the new generation users at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) by Michiel Erik Moll, Petro Corejees-Brink, Audrey Patrick TECHNOLOGY & NEW MEDIA The ‘new normal’: leveraging technology to improve service provision and the student experience by Jennifer Peasley New RFID-apps: HF-based stock management by mobile solution and producing usage statistics on non-lending collections by Hardy Zissel, Jan Kissig, Frank Seeliger, Anna Weymann, Frau Grobleben Students’ e-Learning/m-Learning Experiences and Impact on Motivation in Nigeria by Gbola Olasina User Attitudes and Behaviours of E-textbook Usage in an Academic Library: James White Library at Andrews University by Silas Marques de Oliveira LIBRARY SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT Embedding librarians in the classroom: a case study at HKUST Library by Kevin K. M. Ho, Eunice S.P. Wong Fostering a sticky relationship: a case study from Nanyang Technological University Library by Emma Wilcox, Chia Yew Boon st Library Strategies for Meeting the Learning Needs of Fine Arts Students in the 21 Century: The Experience of the New Asia College Ch’ien Mu Library of The Chinese University of Hong Kong by Leo F.H. Ma. When the earth stopped shaking, where was our Library service? By Heather Jenks LIBRARY SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT Mendeley: Teaching Scholarly Communication and Collaboration through Social Networking by Don MacMillan New way to learn, new way to success: Transforming a brain-based library via active learning instructions by Hasliza Ali, Wan Emilin, WMA Information Skills – Targeting untapped user groups by Tina Hohmann TECHNOLOGY Achieving Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development – Role of Innovative & Benchmarked KOSM Practices – A Case Study by S. Vaithiyanathan iCampus goes Library – Advantages of Using a Multimedia Guide in a Library by Janett Mohnke, Frank Seeliger Visualisation for new generation users in the age of the electronic book by Peter Green Are we there yet? Do we have the staff to meet the needs of new generation learners? By Gillian Barthorpe The effect of library staff training and development on the user experience: a case study at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) by Janine Lockhart, Sulaiman Majal Fostering innovation through cultural change by Julia Leong, Craig Anderson Go to page 8

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LIBRARY SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT Aligning Collections and Services with User Needs, Preferences, and Practices by Erika Linke Sustenance of Science & Technology Libraries as Multi Academic Activities Centers by Harish Chandra. Change as a service – challenges and effects of a new paradigm for library systems and content infrastructure by Daniel Forsman Embedding innovation for scholarly information & research for the new generation in a top research university by JoAnne Sparks, Linda O’Brien, Joanna Richardson, Malcolm Wolski, Sanja Tadic, Joanne Morris Closing keynote address on THEME C - Trends, possibilities and scenarios for user-centred libraries by Susan Gibbons

PREPARATIONS FOR CONSAL XV BALI Members of BLA Delegation had been busy discussing projects and rehearsing for the Gala Nite

HAPPENINGS 1 April 2012 2 April 2012 4-6 April 2012 5 April 2012 11 April 2012

13-15 April 2012 22 April 2012


17 anniversary of DST nd Launch of 2 batch of 89 youths aged between 16-20 years old in the National Service Programme which will run until 23 June 2012 th 10 Pusat Ehsan Charity Golf Tournament 2012 BSP in partnership with MoE, UBD and Livewire Brunei launched the Brunei Entrepreneurs Education Scheme and its website AITI and IDA International signed MOU for consultancy services to develop, implement and support the implementation of the Domain Name Management Framework in Brunei Darussalam Charity Golf 2012 organised by Brunei Ladies Golf Association Track and field primary schools championships 2012

CONSAL XV 2015 CONFERENCE Thailand 2015

All materials are copyrighted and any form of reproduction is not permitted without the permission of the publisher. WADAH PERPUSTAKAAN is published by © Brunei Darussalam Library Association, c/o Class 64 Library, SOASC, Jalan Tengah (Gate 7), Bandar Seri Begawan BS8411. Editor: Nellie Dato Paduka Haji Sunny. Photo credits. Nellie, Jusnitavaty Bohari. Layout: Nooralizah Mohamad and Nurul Fajrina Kamaluddin

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