Sarawak State Library


5th Sarawak Annual Librarians Colloquium 2021 (SAL.co 2021)

Posted on 01 April 2021


SAL.co 2021 will be held Live Stream at Pustaka Sarawak Channel on YouTube on Monday, 5th April 2021 at 10:00 am.
It began with the 1st Kolokium Pustakawan Sarawak held on 19 April 2012 organized by P.P.M. Sarawak Chapter at the Islamic Information Centre (I.I.C.). The 1st colloquium theme was "Develop, promote, and support library, library professional and institutions in the Knowledge & Information Era". The objective was to enhance understanding and to promote the information profession in Sarawak".

The 2nd Sarawak Annual Librarians Colloquium was organised by Pustaka at the Waterfront Hotel on 12 July 2018. Pustaka continues the legacy by hosting the 3rd Sarawak Annual Librarians Colloquium on 21 June 2019 at Pustaka Negeri Sarawak. It was organised as a meeting point to gather experience and sharing session for the pre and post 84th IFLA in Kuala Lumpur.

The 4th colloquium for the 1st time called SAL.co or in full as Sarawak Annual Librarians Colloquium. It intends to meet the theme Librarian.Connect.Community (L.C.C.). The theme was chosen to remind us that all librarians must strengthen our role, establish networking and keep "Inspire, Engage, Enable, Connect". SAL.co and it was held virtually via zoom meeting on 06 June 2020.

The objectives of the colloquium are:
1. To be a venue for librarians, especially in Sarawak, to share knowledge and experiences, interact and network.
2. To discuss issues affecting librarianship.
3. To provide input to the stakeholders on policy issues affecting libraries and librarianship
The theme of this colloquium is "Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications for Librarians in ASEAN: Challenges to Librarians in Sarawak”. We aim to look into the past, analyze the present and foresee the future.

Kindly visit https://www2.pustaka-sarawak.com/salco/ for free registration.