Libraries Crucial to Myanmar’s Knowledge Society

Libraries Crucial to Myanmar’s Knowledge Society

Rajesh Parashar Sr.Research Analyst at IKC-Indian Knowledge Corporation Can Library play an inevitable role for Creative Economy? May 4, 2015 In 20th century, organization was focused more on physical asset like land, coal mines, shareholders truly owned these. When Literacy causes emergence of knowledge and intellectualism, people is a vital asset of any Organisations. Now, […]

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Star of Bridge Library, Inle Lake

Star of Bridge Library, Inle Lake

NLR visit on December 15, 2012 We met the librarian/ musician Ai Lu.  NLR visitors: Johnny, David, John, Janet. The library area serves many roles.  They run a school with approximately 50-80 9th-11th grade students during the summer months.  Typically they serve 30 students each month.  Al’s Mother, who is a Chemistry teacher, also does […]

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Pauk Par Library, Inle Lake

Pauk Par Library, Inle Lake

NLR visit on December 17, 2012 NLR visitors: May, John, David, Johnny, Janet, Tom and Cassie. We visited a one-room Inle Lake library, which also serves as a community center for the relatively poor and landless “Intha people” community, characterized by high unemployment rates.  The NLR project (via May) rotates approximately 200 books per month […]

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Sipine Quarter Library, Taunggyi

Sipine Quarter Library, Taunggyi

NLR visit on Saturday December 15, 2012 NLR visitors: May Hnin Kyaw, John, Johnny. We met with Aung Thu, who serves as the librarian & was a founding member of Taunggyi’s famous Kanbawza library. Aung Thu has a diploma from Yangon University’s Library School & runs a well-organized, multi-faceted community center. The Sipine Quarter, one […]

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