[unpad.ac.id, 24/4/2019] Universitas Padjadjaran received an award from the government of West Java as the most active university in handing over printed and recorded works to the Regional Library and Archives Services (Dispusipda) of West Java.
The award was directly given by Governor of West Java, M. Ridwan Kamil, to the Unpad’s Vice Rector of Research, Community Service, Partnership, and Academic Corporation; Dr. Keri Lestari, M.Si., Apt. in the event “Literation Festival 2019” that was held to celebrate World Book Day and Kartini Day at the yard of Gedung Sate, Bandung, Saturday (20/4).
Dr. Keri explained, Unpad’s active effort in handing over printed and recorded works to Dispusipda is in harmony with Law No. 13 Year 2018 about the Handover of Printed Works and Recorded Works.
The printed and recorded works handed over includes various intellectual works published in printed, audio, and audio visual forms. The activity is meant as a form of conservation of the works from natural and human threats, so the national collection could be formed.
With this award, Dr. Keri hopes that the handover process of printed and recorded works will be encouraged. “This is too immortalize from what has been done to be Unpad’s track record,” said Dr. Keri.
She continues, the printed and recorded works is proof that Unpad has done its strategic program.
In the future, said Dr. Keri, Unpad must be more active in giving constructive information to the public. For that, other than scientific works, Unpad will also handover popular printed and recorded works to the public for what they have done all this time.
“This is motivation for us to build a better brand for Unpad,” she told.
Report by Arief Maulana
Translated by Dinda Ayu Maharani
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