Balqis Suja’

LCC Trainer during “Cataloguing Workshop for Information Professionals, 26-29 July 2010”

Balqis Suja’
M.L.I.S (IIUM) , B.Lib.Sc.(UiTM)

Since the beginning of her career in 1989, more than half of the professional period was in cataloguing.  Her area of interest centers on Islamic librarianship and cataloguing.  She has given presentations on Islamic libraries’ information system and services, cataloguing of monographs—including the government publications and Islamic-Arabic materials, and basic classification. Currently she is one of the elected council members of Librarians’ Association of Malaysiathe founding member and was the first chairperson of its Islamic Library Group.  Besides few published papers, she authored Subject Headings on Islam and the Muslims: a Compilation According to LCSH, published in 2011 by IIUM Press.  Her other book is Islamic Librarianship and Malaysian Islamic Libraries, published by Read Resources in 2012.