Virtual Training on Digital School Library Management (A Role Model for Community Service in the Covid-19 Pandemic Era)

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Dian Ratu Ayu Uswatun Khasanah, Lusi Rachmiazasi Masduki, Barokah Widuroyekti, Sri Sumiyati


Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has not discouraged lecturers from working on Tridharma. The same matter is the case with community service activity using online or virtual as a role model. From the problems of analyzing partner problems regarding school libraries, making virtual training in managing school libraries digitally is a preferred solution during the Corona outbreak. The usefulness response of the training was responded well by the respondents. The teachers, students, and library staff of the MA Nurussalam School Semarang were the respondents of this paper. The data obtained using questionnaires and interviews were analyzed using quantitative research method. The result of this research shows that this virtual training can provide a solution to upgrade knowledge during a pandemic by using technology in school libraries. In addition, the existence of virtual community service leads to confidence in using technology. Digitalization by implementing the SLiMS application provides convenience and time efficiency in managing school libraries. The existence of digital school library management also makes environmental sustainability, namely the reduced use of paper from trees.

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