Instagram as a media to get information: a case study at Grhatama Pustaka Special Region of Yogyakarta

FADELINA, Raisa (2018) Instagram as a media to get information: a case study at Grhatama Pustaka Special Region of Yogyakarta. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session 126 - Joint Division I and Division IV.

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Abstract

Instagram as a media to get information: a case study at Grhatama Pustaka Special Region of Yogyakarta

Special Region of Yogyakarta is one of province in Indonesia. It has many universities, they are state and private university. For that, there are so many students in Yogyakarta that make Yogyakarta called by student city. Almost every student need some information to their study, but university library is not enough to provide some knowledge. So, the public library has become almost needed by students because they need many of academic knowledge. One of libraries in Yogyakarta is public library called by Grhatama Pustaka. Grhatama Pustaka is a public library owned by the provincial government of Special Region of Yogyakarta. The library consists of 3 floors with several services, including general references, multimedia, rare collections and braille collections. The users of Grhatama Pustaka that the average per day can be 600-1000 visitors especially from student. Until now, many people are still having many question about its policy like how to get in? How to borrow books? When is it opened and closed? What’re collections? And many other questions related to library policy. In fact there was once a person asked today, and asked again tomorrow. It is very inconvenient for librarians to provide the same information continuously. With these problems, information on library policy should be known wider. Grhatama Pustaka provided official website and social networking (facebook, twitter, Instagram) to get information about its rules and anything regarded to a library. For this networks, one of the interesting social networks is Instagram. Instagram can facilitate the library in providing information. The information are about library policies, library facilitate, condition in the reading room and interesting events at Grhatama Pustaka. It can promote Public Library generally and in special region of Yogyakarta particularly. Then Grhatama Pustaka continues to develop its services to provide the best services for the users. The extensive information can answer the curiosity of the users about Grahatama Pustaka.

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