Dr. Ni Win Zaw

Name
:
Dr. Ni Win Zaw
Current Position
:
Professor (Head), Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Yangon
Contact Address
:
Inya Hall, University of Yangon, University Campus, Kamayut Township, Yangon.
Telephone
:
+959- 450025688
Email
:
niwinzaw08@gmail.com.

Educational Background
• PhD (Library and Information Studies), University of Yangon,2013
Dissertation title: “An Analytical Study of the Accessibility of Web-based Full-text Database of Myanmar Rare Newspapers (1843-1920)”
Committee: Dr. Toe Hla, Dr. Khin Aye, U Thein Lwin, Daw Tin Win Yee, Daw Htay Htay Win and Dr. Pho Kaung (Chair)
• MA(Library and Information Studies), University of Yangon,2001
• Dip.(Library Science), University of Yangon, 1987
Bibliography: “Bibliography of Books Published in Myanmar (1930-34)” (in Myanmar language)
• B.A (Geography), University of Yangon, 1984

Work Experience
• Professor(Head), Dept. of Library and Information Studies, University of Yangon
(1-4-16 to date)
• Associate Professor(Head), Dept. of LIS, UY(17-6-14 to 1-4-16 )
• Lecturer, Dept. of LIS, UY (27-10-06 to 17-6-14)
• Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of LIS, UY (3-12-01 to 27-10-06)
• Tutor, Dept. of LIS, UY (25-5-99 to 2-12-01)
• Assistant Librarian ,Institute of Pharmacy Library (13-3-92 to 24-5-99)

Course Taught
Post-graduate diploma
DLIS-111A/B Organization of Knowledge: Basic/Applied Cataloguing
DLIS-112 A/B Organization of Knowledge: Basic/Applied Classification
BA (LIS)
LI-3105/3205 Preservation and Conservation of Library Materials
MA(LIS)
LI-612/622 Information Processing Technology & Retrieval System
LI-631 Research Methods in Librarianship
PhD Prelim
LI-714 Bibliography, Index and Thesaurus Construction

Research interest
– Digital library development
– Constructing subject headings in Myanmar language
– Database development
– Academic Libraries

Publications
(4) Research articles (2 are in Myanmar Language) appeared in the Myanmar Arts and Science Academy Journals and Conference Proceeding.
• “Digitization Project of the National Archives Department”. Proceeding of Symposium for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts, organized by Ide Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan and University of Yangon., 2017.
• Study on Historical Books Collected in the Universities’ Historical Research Centre Library (Myanmar Arts and Science Academy Journal,2006)
• Study of Magazines Articles on Myanmar History (Myanmar Arts and Science Academy Journal,2007)
• Publications Edited and Published by the Burma Research Society(Myanmar Arts and Science Academy Journal,2008)
Others
(7) Articles in Myanmar appeared in the Myanmar Library Association Newsletters.
(1) Article in Myanmar described in the Our Village Journal (Do Kyay-ywa Journal)

Foreign experience
1. Research Collaboration Visit. Australian National University, Australia (25-3-17 to 8-4-17)
2. Attending workshop at Centre for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (15-2-16 to 20 -2-16)
3. Attending training on Social and Demographic Research Method (Australian National University), Australia (25-9-15 to 11-10-15)

Conference /Workshop /Symposium Presentations (International Level)
1. “Building a Digital Library and Digitization of Library Materials: A Case Study of the Central Institute of Civil Service Library (Lower Myanmar)” (Paper presentation at the Symposium on Advanced Digitization Technology for Museum and Libraries: e-Books and Copyright, organized by Ide Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan and University of Yangon. (20-21 December 2017)
2. “Impact of Flood and River Bank Erosion on Human Livelihoods: A Case Study of Some Riverside Villages in Lower Ayeyarwady and Sittaung”. (Group Research Paper done by multidiscipline) Presented at the International Conference on Regional Perspectives on Population, Development and Environment, University of Yangon. (2-3 February 2017)
3. “Digitization Project of the National Archives Department” (Paper presentation at the Symposium for Digitization and Conservation of Myanmar Old Manuscripts, organized by Ide Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan and University of Yangon. (13-14 December 2016)
4. “Network Development of Information Resource Sharing”(Presentation in International Workshop on Network Development of Information Resource Sharing for Area Studies in Southeast Asia, Kyoto University, Japan)(19 February 2016)

Award
2. The Myanmar Arts and Science Academy Best Paper Award (2006)

Professional Membership
1. Associate Secretary (2) of Myanmar Library Association (2006-2010)
2. Member of the Executive Committee of Myanmar Library Association (2014-to date)