LADU: Journal of Languages and Education <p>LADU: Journal of Languages and Education is a high quality open access peer-reviewed international journal published bimonthly by Mitra Palupi, Indonesia. LADU: Journal of Languages and Education provides a platform for academicians, practitioners, professionals, and researchers to impart and share knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoritical research papers and pilot studies in all fields of linguistic theory, linguistic practices, languages and education.</p> <p> </p> <table class="container"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong><a title="LADU: Journal of Languages and Education" href=""><img src="" alt="LADU: Journal of Languages and Education" width="300" height="369" /></a></strong></p> </td> <td> <p><strong>General Information</strong></p> <ul> <li class="show"><strong>Country of Publication:</strong> Indonesia</li> <li class="show"><strong>Publisher: Mitra Palupi</strong></li> <li class="show"><strong>Format: <a title="Open Access" href="">Open Access</a></strong></li> <li class="show"><strong>ISSN:</strong> Print <a title="LADU: Journal of Languages and Education Print ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2774-2083</a> | Online <a title="LADU: Journal of Languages and Education Online ISSN" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2774-194X</a></li> <li class="show"><strong>Frequency:</strong> 6 issues per year</li> <li class="show"><strong>Publication Dates:</strong> November, January, March, May, July, September</li> <li class="show"><strong>Language:</strong> English</li> <li class="show"><strong>Scope:</strong> Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, &amp; Education</li> <li class="show"><strong>Article Processing Charges:</strong> Yes</li> <li class="show"><strong>Fees:</strong> $22(USD)/ Rp250000</li> <li class="show"><strong>Types of Journal:</strong> Academic/Scholarly Journals</li> <li class="show"><strong>Open Access:</strong> Yes</li> <li class="show"><strong>Indexed &amp; Abstracted:</strong> Yes</li> <li class="show"><strong>Policy:</strong> single blind peer review</li> <li class="show"><strong>Publication Ethics: <a title="Editorial Ethic Policy" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Editorial Ethics Policy</a></strong></li> <li class="show"><strong>Review</strong> <strong>Time: </strong>Four Weeks Approximately</li> <li class="show"><strong>Contact &amp; Submission e-mail:</strong> <a title="contact ladu via email" href="mailto://" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong></strong></a></li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><strong>Aims &amp; Scope</strong></p> <p>LADU: Journal of Languages and Education aims to encourage language specialists and researchers in language in education and educational linguists to organise and present their material in such a way as to highlight its educational implications, thereby influencing educational theorists and practitioners and leading to improved educational outcomes for students.</p> <p>Articles are welcomed concerning all aspects of language education in the dominant language of the country, society, or educational system in question. This includes mother tongue and second language education, issues related to immersion education, content-based language teaching, CLIL, bi/multilingualism, and medium-of-instruction. The remit of <em>Language and Education</em>, however, does not extend to modern foreign language education (i.e. modern foreign languages or English as a foreign language).</p> <p><strong>Abstracted/Indexed in</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong><a title="Europubdatabase" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Euro Publishing Company</a></strong></li> <li><strong><a title="Copernicus" href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Index Copernicus International World of Journal</a></strong></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Garuda</strong></a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Google Scholar</strong></a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Moraref</strong></a></li> <li><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Scientific Indexing Services</strong></a></li> <li><a title="WorldCat" href=";qt=results_page" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>WorldCat</strong></a></li> </ul> Mitra Palupi en-US LADU: Journal of Languages and Education 2774-2083 <p>Authors who publish with this journal agree to <a href="">Copyright notice</a>.</p> The role of digital reading corner in increasing the community's reading interest in Bekasi district <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>A culture of interest in reading or literacy movement must be fostered in Indonesian society.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>The aim is to describe the existence of a Digital Reading Corner (POCADI) managed by the Bekasi Regency Archives and Library Service, which shows an increase in people's interest in reading in the Bekasi Regency.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>This article uses qualitative research and a literature review. Data collection techniques in the field are observation and interviews. The research objects in the field are visitors and officers at the Digital Reading Corner location. Collections of digital media such as computers, Android tablets, e-books, LED TV, and Wi-Fi increase visitors' enthusiasm to increase their interest in reading. The efforts of the Bekasi Regency Archives and Library Service in managing POCADI include outreach to the community, educational visits from schools to POCADI and storytelling activities.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The results of the research can be concluded that the Digital Reading Corner provides benefits in increasing people's interest in reading in the Bekasi district, namely as a place to read with a collection of reading materials equipped with digital media, a place to read for people who are located far from the Bekasi Regency Public Library</p> Nur Dewanti Yasir Riady Copyright (c) 2024 Nur Dewanti, Yasir Riady 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 4 1 1 10 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.263 Optimizing University Libraries in Palangkaraya City as a Supporting Facility for Independent Campuses <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong> </strong>Libraries play an essential role by meeting students' needs, offering a variety of library resources, facilitating access to study spaces, managing lending services, and providing information services. Kampus Merdeka is a support and effort to encourage students to obtain a variety of helpful information for their future job prospects.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>This study aims to know extend on how to optimize libraries to facilitate independent campuses.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>This article uses a qualitative descriptive methodology, utilizing library reference materials as the primary means of data collection and analysis. According to Sugiyono (2018), qualitative research methods are research methods based on philosophy, which are used to research scientific conditions (experiments) where the researcher is the instrument, data collection techniques, and qualitative analysis emphasize meaning.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The role of libraries is in line with the government's program for national education, as stated in Law No. 2 of 2003, which states that education is a conscious and planned effort to realize the teaching and learning process so that students actively develop their potential. Optimizing university libraries in the city of Palangkaraya by utilizing information technology can be used as a means of supporting independent campuses to utilize library resources. Steps that university libraries can take to optimize libraries include: 1) Optimizing the use of information technology and 2) Promotion of libraries by utilizing websites and social media networks to improve service quality. Librarians should strive to facilitate as many opportunities as possible for students to develop into competent individuals.</p> Uji Saputra Yasir Riady Copyright (c) 2024 Uji Saputra, Yasir Riady 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 4 1 11 19 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.264 Website-based Gray Literature Collection Management Darmajaya Repository <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>College libraries not only provide printed collections such as books for lecture materials, but some of them provide collections not published to the public, usually called Gray Literature. The Gray Literature Collection is one of the main factors to consider when assessing a university library. The Gray Literature Collection contains various research results that the library/user needs. The Repository is an archival storage place designed to collect, preserve, and disseminate digital copies, especially the Darmajaya Repository Gray Literature Collection..</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>This research aims to describe how the Repository is managed at the IIB Darmajaya Library and the obstacles librarians face during the management stage.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>This research uses a qualitative descriptive method using case study research. Data collection uses observation and interviews. Data analysis in this research includes data reduction, data presentation, and conclusion, while a triangulation approach is used to measure validity.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>Based on the findings of this research, Repository management at the IIB Darmajaya Library is carried out by determining management policies, preparing hardware and software, Human Resources, and procedures for receiving collections. The final stage is uploading files into the Darmajaya Repository system. Problems are faced in managing the Darmajaya Repository because it is still in the development process, so there are still areas for improvement in management, implementation, and presentation.</p> Alviarana Tsamarah Utami Putri Yasir Riady Copyright (c) 2024 Alviarana Tsamarah Utami Putri, Yasir Riady 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 4 1 21 31 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.265 The Role of the School Library in Supporting the Teaching and Learning Process and Student Literacy at SDN Sawojajar 1 <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>A school library is a library established by each school where the library has an important role in the student teaching and learning process.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>This research aims to determine what efforts the Library at SDN Sawojajar 1 made to support the teaching and learning process and student literacy.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>This research uses a descriptive qualitative approach. The data collection techniques used were observation, interviews, and documentation.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The results of the research show that the efforts made by the SDN Sawojajar 1 Library, which plays a role in supporting the teaching and learning process and literacy, are by providing various kinds of collections, implementing the Steel Corner program, implementing the literacy movement (GLS) program, and making library visits mandatory. The policy of providing a collection of textbooks, applicable books, and references helps meet students' needs in understanding the school curriculum. It stimulates interest in reading outside the context of formal learning. The Reading Corner Program provides opportunities for students to read books according to their interests. In contrast, the Literacy Movement (GLS) provides a holistic approach by integrating audio-visual media to improve student literacy. With the various efforts made by the library, it is hoped that it can become a dynamic and effective learning center in supporting the teaching and learning process and increasing student literacy at SDN Sawojajar 1.</p> Dela Resti Anggraeni Yasir Riady Copyright (c) 2024 Dela Resti Anggraeni, Yasir Riady 2024-02-02 2024-02-02 4 1 33 40 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.267 The influence of the library and the school literacy movement on students' learning interest in the Gangsa primary school <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>The library is a supporting tool in increasing students' interest in learning.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>This study describes the influence of the library and the implementation of the school literacy movement at SDN Gangsa on students' interest in learning, which consists of habituation, development and learning and the obstacles at Gangsa State Elementary School.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>The research method applied in this research is a quantitative research method. The research was carried out by observing data on the number of library visitors at the school.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The research results show that the implementation of the school literacy movement has been running. However, there are still obstacles to its implementation, such as problems with the time for implementing literacy activities, lack of reading collections, lack of teacher commitment in carrying out habitual reading activities in the library and the classroom, and changes in policy from the school principal. The importance of literacy habits for students. The presence of a library and literacy movement at Gangsa State Elementary School greatly influences students' interest in learning. This can be seen from the increasing interest of students in visiting the library to read. Data on library visitors after the literacy movement was implemented at the Gangsa State Elementary School, increased by 60% from before the literacy movement was implemented at the school, and it is hoped that the presence of the library and the literacy movement implemented can increase students' interest in learning on an ongoing basis.</p> Sopianda Yasir Riady Copyright (c) 2024 Sopianda, Yasir Riady 2024-02-07 2024-02-07 4 1 41 46 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.268 Analysis of School Library Utilization in Developing a Literacy Culture for Elementary School Students at SDN Bendelan 1 <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>The cultural climate of literacy for elementary school students is intricately linked to the crucial role played by school libraries. Recognizing the significance of this connection, the research delves into understanding how school libraries contribute to the development of a robust literacy culture among elementary school students.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>The primary aim of this research is to analyze the role of school libraries in fostering a literacy culture among elementary school students. Employing a descriptive qualitative research method, the study seeks to investigate the extent of library utilization, focusing on aspects such as book variety, literacy programs, and strategies designed to captivate students' interest in reading. Additionally, the research aims to explore collaborative efforts between librarians and teachers in enhancing students' literacy culture.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>The research employs a descriptive qualitative research method, utilizing interviews, observation, and documentation to collect data from school principals, teachers, and students. The data analysis focuses on evaluating the extent of library usage, the adequacy of book collections, and the effectiveness of literacy programs and strategies. The design also incorporates an examination of collaborative initiatives between librarians and teachers to attract students' interest in developing their literacy culture.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>The findings of the research highlight the current state of the library collection at SDN Bendelan 1, indicating its adequacy but emphasizing the need for improvement in alignment with the Merdeka Curriculum. The results underscore the importance of ongoing development to ensure the relevance of library materials to the curriculum, ultimately meeting the evolving learning needs of elementary school students. This research provides valuable insights for educators, librarians, and policymakers to strategically enhance literacy initiatives in elementary schools through focused library collection development.</p> Husnul Khotimah Yasir Riady Eka Evriza Copyright (c) 2024 Husnul Khotimah, Yasir Riady, Eka Evriza 2024-02-25 2024-02-25 4 1 47 54 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.266 Library Promotion Strategy in the Digital Era <p><strong>Background:</strong> <strong>&nbsp;</strong>The library is an institution that has an essential role in society. The efforts made by the library to carry out this role ensure that the public knows about the library's existence. The public can only use the library if they know its role. Thus, so that libraries can continue to carry out their role, libraries need to develop library promotion strategies. Promotion as a marketing activity carried out by libraries is essential so that the public knows about the products that the library can use. Society also uses digital technology to meet information needs in the digital era. However, society's tendency to use digital technology does not reduce the role of libraries as information institutions to meet society's information needs. The development of digital technology can be utilized to increase the existence of libraries through library promotion strategies.</p> <p><strong>Purpose: </strong>This article reviews various promotional strategies libraries can implement using digital technology.</p> <p><strong>Design and methods: </strong>The research method used is qualitative, with data collection techniques through document study and library observation via websites.</p> <p><strong>Results: </strong>&nbsp;Promotional strategies that libraries can carry out are publications, advertising, sales promotions, personal sales, and digital marketing. Obstacles encountered in carrying out promotional activities are a consideration for libraries in determining promotional strategies that are appropriate to the conditions of the library.</p> Nurbeta Dela Milenia Yasir Riady Angga Warda Prasakti Copyright (c) 2024 Nurbeta Dela Milenia, Yasir Riady, Angga Warda Prasakti 2024-02-25 2024-02-25 4 1 55 64 10.56724/ladu.v4i1.269