Bushra Almas Jaswal
Chief Librarian & Associate Professor
Forman Christian College
I am working as Associate Professor and Chief Librarian of Forman Christian College University (FCCU) in Lahore, Pakistan. Previously, I worked as UN Digital Librarian for United Nation (UN) System in Islamabad from 1997-2007. I am the founder Chief Librarian of the Gad & Birgit Rausing Library at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), in Lahore, I have established four prestigious libraries in Pakistan from scratch.
I am the first user of CONTENTdm in Pakistan. We are digitizing the archives, rare books, journals and newspapers in the Ewing Memorial Library and publish the in the Ewing Memorial Library Digital Archives. This repository is to digitize and preserve the college archives powered by CONTENTdm, a software from OCLC. My first online repository was the United Nations Digital LIbrary, which I developed in Greenstone Digital Library Software in 2003.
Interests: Library Automation, Digital Libraries, Electronic and Online Library Services, Computerized Learning Spaces Design
- Representative (Forman Christian College)
- New learning spaces: Transforming the way we teach, learn and research
- Digitizing Noor-i-Afshan: Saving the last copy of a rare magazine from the 18th century