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dc.rights.licenseCC BY 4.0en_US
dc.contributor.authorAbd. Rani, Khairun Nisa'-
dc.contributor.authorAbdul Hamid, Suzliana-
dc.contributor.authorMohd Said, Siti Saliha-
dc.description.abstractThe project was launched by Selangor Public Library Corporation to handle the backlog issues involving the cataloguing and physical processing of library materials that had been piling up before and during the series of Movement Control Order implemented by the federal government of Malaysia since 18 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, where library services were closed to the public for a certain period of time. In order to ensure the backlog collection was shelf-ready for circulation and use upon recommencing library services, the management had engaged 101 employees from all departments at the headquarters in a collaborative effort to speed up the process. Certain regulations and standard operating procedure were observed during this period to promote a safe working environment. From 18 May 2020 to 31 December 2020, the library had processed 222,767 library materials acquired through purchase, gift or donation. From this figure, 53.2% was of 2020 acquisition. Successful backlog management has helped to stabilize workflow, encourage knowledge and skill transfers as well as enhance workplace solidarity.en_US
dc.publisherInternational Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries87th IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) / 2022 in Dublin, Ireland;Poster Sessions-
dc.subjectSubject::Library collectionsen_US
dc.subjectSubject::Library managementen_US
dc.titleBacklog Project @ PPAS: amid the pandemic challengeen_US
dc.typeEvents Materialsen_US
dc.rights.holderSuzliana Abdul Hamiden_US
dc.rights.holderKhairun Nisa' Abd. Ranien_US
dc.rights.holderSiti Saliha Mohd Saiden_US
dc.audienceAudience::Public Libraries Sectionen_US
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