Local knowledge or local wisdom is a knowledge that is owned by the society and inherited hereditarily as well as used to support their social lives. The local knowledge consists of various social knowledges in various fields such as farming, oceanography, and health. Some embodiments of local knowledge in the health field are traditional medication that uses natural materials, and child care that applies a local wisdom approach. An example of the local wisdom is when tsunami occurred in Aceh in which many fisherman living in Simeulue Island had found out the initial signs of Tsunami from their ancestors’ story which was hereditarily told. According to their ancestors, when earthquake happened and it was followed by the receding sea water, they must climb to the plateau. In 2004, a severe earthquake happened in Aceh and it was followed by the reciding sea water. Further, the tsunami would occur soon afterwards. In this case, they succeeded in staying alive because they climb to the plateau.

For the time being, in this globalization era which is marked by borderless countries and cultures, the information creation and dissemination are getting faster and those have made the society slowly forget their inherited local knowledge. The advancement of information and communication technology is inseparable from the science development which produces new innovations in creating useful products. That phenomenon appeared suddenly, but it came from the local or the traditional knowledge developed by the local people which is, then, further developed to be a new knowledge that kept being updated. Further, the local knowledge and other current developing knowledge could become data and information to predict the knowledge development in the future, so that the future development can be predicted since now.

Based on the current fact, the knowledges are not administered and saved well. Furthermore, the local knowledge is owned by the elders, and it is very hard to be documented. Therefore, it is greatly feared that we may lose the knowledge because it may lead to the loss of a civilization. Considering those things, the information institution and the actors within the institution have a responsibility to manage and save the knowledge properly and correctly, so that it could be used by the next generation.

The conference theme, Local Knowledge, Present, and Future, can be interpreted that the traditional or local knowledge has been an issue in the knowledge preservation. In this case, the information institutions and professionals collectively attempt to collect, store, disseminate, and use the traditional knolwedge in various media. Besides, the traditional knowledge can be the identity of the society and the nation that should be preserved, so that the future generations could still take advantage of it.

We hope that the conference will generate ideas or new perspectives in collecting, managing, packaging, publishing, and utilizing the traditional knowledge. The new ideas produced from the practitioners, the academicians, and the culture observers will be really helpful for the advancement of the local knowledge management.

This year is the 3rd edition of ICRL (international conference on record and library). The 1st icrl was held on 10-11 October 2015 in Garuda Mukti room of campus C Universitas Airlangga. The theme of the conference was ‘reinventing the information professionals’. The 2nd icrl was held in Ibis Surabaya Center Hotel on 12-13 October 2016. The theme of the conference was ‘Transforming information in the new media’


  1. To build a simultaneous scientific communication among information professionals and exchange knowledge to solve issues related to the local knowledge.
  2. To establish a forum which may lead to the creation of innovations in the fields of the local knowledge management.


We encourage all scholars to submit their paper on the field of Library and information science and record management including but not limited to the following topics:

Information Management

  • Business strategy and information systems
  • Continuing Professional Development of Information Professionals
  • Digital business and digital marketing
  • Distributed information systems, electronic commerce
  • Ethics and Values of Information Professionals
  • Human factors in information systems
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Information Quality and Strategy
  • Internet search
  • Internet Technology
  • Knowledge Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Online communities
  • Public Policy Management
  • Social media

Information Science

  • Information Entrepreneurship
  • Information Management Organization
  • Information Management Systems
  • Information Preservation and Conservation
  • Information Security Management
  • Information Services
  • Information/ Knowledge Technologies
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Management Systems
  • Legal Information Management
  • Museums and Heritage Information Management
  • Information behaviour
  • Information commons
  • Information Literacy

Library Science

  • Big data
  • Change in libraries and managerial techniques
  • Development and assessment of digital repositories
  • Digital libraries
  • ICT application in library science
  • Information environment and policy
  • Information literacy
  • Information organization and retrieval
  • Library services
  • Information, resources and collections
  • Library competitiveness
  • Library performance and measurements
  • Marketing and Promoting Libraries and Information Agencies
  • Research and Best Practices in Libraries and Information Agencies

Archival Science and Records Management

  • Archival competency
  • Archival function
  • Archival profession
  • Archival strategies
  • Archive dissemination and services
  • Challenges in managing records
  • Commercial Record Centre
  • Digital archives
  • Electronic records management
  • ICT application in archive centers
  • Preservation of Records and Archives


  1. Kathleen Lourdes Obille, Ph.D, University of Philippine – Philippine
  2. Hui-Yun Sung, Ph.D, National Chung Hsing University – Taiwan



Call for paper deadline 5 July 2017
Announcement of accepted paper 20 July 2017
Camera ready paper 16 September 2017
Registration open 7 Mei 2017
Registration closed 27 September 2017
Conference date 11-12 October 2017



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The registration payments, as listed below, are due 30th August 2016

Registration + Hotel Local  IDR International US$
Presenter General 2.000.000 200 US$
Participant General 1.500.000 150 US$
Registration Only
Presenter General 1.750.000 157 US$
Participant General 1.250.000 125 US$

Registration fee covers:

  1. Conference material
  2. Coffee break and lunch
  3. Gala Dinner
  4. Conference proceeding & certificate

Peyment procedure:

Payment should be made through bank transfer:

Bank Name     : Bank Mandiri KK Surabaya UNAIR

Account Name: Dessy Harisanty.D3 Teknisi Perpust

Account No.    : 142-00-1409008-7

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  • *No cancellation fee after the registration is paid.


The 3rd International on Record and Library

‘Local Knowledge : Past, Present and Future’

11-12 October 2017



11 October 2017
07.30-09.00 Registration
09.30-09.45 Opening ceremony
09.45-10.00 Coffe Break
10.00-11.00 Keynote Speech
11.00-12.00 Invited Speech
12.00-12.30 Discussion
12.30-13.30 Break
13.30-14.20 Pararel  session 1 (A,B,C,D)
14.20-15.00 Pararel  session 2 (A,B,C,D)
15.00-15.50 Pararel  session 3 (A,B,C,D)
15.50-16.30 Pararel  session 4 (A,B,C,D)
16.30-17.00 Coffee Break
17.00-17.30 Closing ceremoni
12 October 2017


Organizing Committee

  1. Prof. Dr. Retno Apsari, M.Si, Universitas Airlangga – Indonesia (Editor In Chief)
  2. Endang Fitriyah Mannan Universitas Airlangga – Indonesia
  3. Nove Eka Variant Anna Universitas Airlangga – Indonesia
Scientific Committee:
  1.  Dyah Puspitasari Srirahayu, Universitas Airlangga – Indonesia
  2. Dr. Norhayati Hussin, Universiti Technology Mara -Malaysia
  3. Hui-Yun Sung, Ph.D, National Chung Hsing University – Taiwan
  4. Prof. Abrizah Abdullah, University of Malaya – Malaysia
  5. Kathleen Lourdes Obille, Ph.D, University of Philippine – Philippine
  6. Heriyanto, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  7. Ida Fajar, Ph.D, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
  8. Prof. Sulistyo-Basuki, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
  9. Dessy Harisanty, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
  10. Maisyatus Su’adaa Irfana, Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
  11. Dr. Shamila Muhamed Shuhidan, Universiti Technology Mara -Malaysia
  12. Prof. Norliya Ahmad Kassim, Universiti Technology Mara -Malaysia
  13. Fitri Mutia, Universitas Airlangga – Indonesia
  14. Shaheen Majid, Ph.D, National Technological University – Singapore
  15. Dr. Mohd. Sazili Shahibi, Universiti Technology Mara -Malaysia



Conference Venue

Surabaya Suites Hotel

Plaza Boulevard, Jl Pemuda 31-37 Surabaya Pusat, Surabaya, Indonesia 60271


Travel to Surabaya 


Juanda International Airport serves international and domestic air travel to and from Surabaya. The airport is reachable by taxis or the other ground public transportation (Damri and cars). Travel from and to Juanda  from the conference venue should take up to 60 minutes on regular traffic. Many airlines offer direct flights to Juanda International Airport from various locations. Many airlines fly to Juanda International Airport which is located 18 km away from the conference venue. On arrival, access to ground transport is simple and convenient, with taxis and coaches (Damri) the most obvious options. Metered taxis are available in city center.

Train Station

While Gubeng and Pasar Turi Train Stations serves domestic train trip to and from Surabaya to most major cities in Java Island. Train services are provided by the PT KeretaApi Indonesia. Detail schedule and ticket prices are available in

Bus Station

In Surabaya the famous bus station is Bungurasih or Purabaya. There are many  transportations available such as ojek, taxis, public transportation/ lyn. Upon arrival at the bungurasih terminal, the most recommended is taxi. Because the location of this terminal is near to Sidoarjo, so go to the middle of Surabaya is a bit long journey.