World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists (WCOMLIS) 2014

The Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), in collaboration with Islamic Science University of Malaysia, National Library of Malaysia, International Islamic University Malaysia and UiTM Tun Abdul Razak Library (PTAR) hosted the 7th World Congress of Muslim Librarians and Information Scientists (WCOMLIS) 2014 held at Concorde Hotel, Shah Alam on 25 and 26 February. The opening ceremony was officiated by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Industry, Community and Alumni Network), YBhg Prof. Dr. Norsaadah Ismail. Meanwhile, YBhg Prof. Dato’ Dr. Sidek Baba, from International Islamic University Malaysia, was invited as the opening ceremony keynote speaker.

A total of 112 participants in the information science field  from national companies, government agencies and academia worldwide attended the conference. The Best Paper Award was given to Associate Professor Dr Yushiana Mansor and Naizura Abd Rashid from Malaysia for their paper entitled, "FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD: Conceptual Models for Collaborative Bibliographic Networks". This award was presented by YM Prof. Dato’ Dr. Raja Abdullah Raja Yaacob, who was also the closing ceremony guest speaker. The conference chair, Dr Azman Mat Isa in his closing speech, spoke few words of congratulations and appreciations to the invited participants, paper presenters and committee members for their interests and commitments in ensuring the success of this conference.

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