Malaysia: INIS Promotion and Outreach

Report
Malaysia :
INIS Promotion & Outreach
Programs
RUZILAH EHSAN, IBERAHIM ALI, HABIBAH ADNAN, MOHD.
HAFIZAL YUSOF, ROHAIZAH AHMAD
Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia)
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
CONTENT
 Introduction to INIS Malaysia
 INIS Activities: Promotion &
Outreach Programs
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Output programs
Way forward
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Introduction to INIS Malaysia
INIS Malaysia – represented by Malaysian
Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia)
since 1978
INIS Liaison Officer:
Mr. Iberahim Ali
Director
Information Management Division
Alternate Liaison Officer:
Ms Habibah Adnan
Publication Officer
Information Management Division
INIS Promotional Officer:
Ms Ruzilah Ehsan
Head of Nuclear Malaysia Library
Information Management Division
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
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INIS Users –Nuclear Malaysia Researchers / staff / researchers/scientist
from universities and research institutes
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INIS Human Resources – 7 Officers (5 Professionals and 2 supporting
staff)
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Contributors – Malaysian researchers / scientist from universities and
research institutes
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No. of INIS Input – 2008-2013
600
500
400
300
203
228
270
350
448
505
200
100
0
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Input No.
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Objective of the Programs:
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To introduce Nuclear Malaysia as the reference
point for INIS Centre in Malaysia
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To increase awareness among the researchers/
scientist on the benefits of INIS as a reference
database for doing research
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To increase Malaysia INIS input for knowledge
preservation
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To enhance collaborations with researchers/
scientist from local universities and R&D
institutions in Malaysia
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Target Audiences
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Staff of Nuclear Malaysia
- 350 researchers and
- 650 supporting staff
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Authors / editors of papers presented in
seminars / conferences / journals
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Target Audiences
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Researchers / Scientist of higher
learning communities
(professors, lecturers, students,
librarians, information
specialists)
Malaysia: Higher Learning
Institutions 2014
20
25
11
14
Public
universities
Private
universities
University
colleges
Private
colleges
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Promotion activities:
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Promotional materials :
- INIS brochures and roll-up bunting
- Distributed brochure: 2012–2014: 1000/year
Roll-up
Bunting
Brochure
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
 Promoting INIS
at Nuclear
Malaysia’s web site
http://www.nuclearmalaysia.gov.my
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
 INIS Malaysia Blog :
Launched on
1 February 2012
http://myinismalaysia.wordpress.com
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Internal promotion:
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Promoting INIS services
and INIS Collection
Search to Nuclear
Malaysia staff (each
division / door-to-door
services)
 Briefing/ presentation
on INIS
 Demonstration of INIS
Collection Search
 2012-2014
- 10 briefing a year
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
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Indexing selected
INIS articles into
the in-house system
for SDI purposes
http://library.nuclearmalaysia.gov.
my/equip-mint/custom/home.jsp
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Outreach:
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Participated on average of 5 exhibitions a
year.
Examples of exhibitions:
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Nuclear Science, Technology and Engineering
Conference (NUSTEC),
Malaysian Nuclear Science, Technology and Conference
(NuSTEC),
Exhibitions during Asean and Oceanic Congress on
Radiation Protection (AOCRP)
Exhibition during UiTM Penang Education and Safety
Expo 2014
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
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Road tour to local universities (Meetings at the
university’s library)
1.
2012- 3 universities – meeting with the head librarian of
UNIMAS and UTHM; and head of Department of Nuclear
Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, UKM
2.
2014 -11 universities – UM, UNITEN, UTEM, UTM, UPM,
UKM, UNIMAP, USM, UTEM, UMP and UMS - meeting with
head librarian, librarians and lecturers from related
faculties on the potential collaborations: materials for
INIS input; presentation and demonstration on how to use
INIS Collection Search; distribute INIS brochures to the
participants
No. of audience: 500 peoples
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Road tour to local universities
University of Science Malaysia (USM)
University of Malaya
University of Malaysia, Perlis
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
University Technology MARA
University Malaysia Sabah
National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Outreach:
Papers presented on INIS subject
 Mohd Hafizal Yusof, Habibah Adnan, Samsurdin Ahamad (2011). International
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Nuclear Information System: Researchers Platform For Knowledge Sharing :
Nuclear Malaysia Technical Convention (NTC).13-15 Sept 2011, Bangi,
Selangor.
Mohd Hafizal Yusof, Habibah Adnan, Iberahim Ali (2012). Knowledge
preservation in scope of International Nuclear Information System (INIS).
Nuclear Malaysia R&D Seminar 2012. 26-28 September 2012, Bangi, Selangor.
Mohd Hafizal Yusof, Ruzilah Ehsan & Iberahim Ali (2013). INIS : Researchers
platform for knowledge sharing. National Seminar for Malaysian Librarian. 2527 August 2013, Malacca
Mohd Hafizal Yusof. Report on INIS in 2012: Update Status, Nuclear Malaysia
Technical Convention (NTC). 8-10 October 2013, Bangi, Selangor
Habibah Adnan, Norzehan Ngadiron, Iberahim Ali. Knowledge management in
Malaysian Nuclear Agency: the first 40 years. Knowledge Management
International Conference 2012. 4-6 July, 2012, Johor Bahru
Mohd Hafizal Yusof. Managing nuclear corporate memory: Malaysian
contribution to International Nuclear Information System (INIS). Knowledge
Management Information Conference 2014.12-15 August 2014, Langkawi
No of audiences: 2500 peoples
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Output of the programs
Activities
Output
Thesis deposited to INIS
74 titles
MoU on INIS Collaboration
1 University
INIS Malaysia Blog
2111 visitors (Sept. 2014)
Promoting INIS Website / INIS
Collection
5 Universities (UM, UPM,
UNIMAS, UMS, UNITEN)
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
University Malaya Library
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
University Putra Malaysia Library
University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) Library
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Library
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
UMS Library
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) Library
Malaysia : INIS Promotion & Outreach Programs
Way forward:
 Maintaining at least 500 INIS input a year
 Promoting INIS in local publication (e.g: S&T
magazines, journals)
 Presenting INIS in seminar / conference in Malaysia
 Continue the promotions and outreach to the
researchers / scientists
 Collaborations with potential users (e.g: MOSTI,
Universities)
 INIS training and seminar for staff
*Note: need assistance from INIS secretariat
THANK YOU
TERIMA KASIH
RUZILAH EHSAN
Malaysian Nuclear Agency
Bangi
43000 Kajang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
MALAYSIA
[email protected]

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