Knowledge Preservation to Cultivate Cultural Literacy at Museums

Nurul Janah, Tamara Adriani Salim


One important things organizations such as museums do in the information age is to preserve accurate knowledge. Knowledge preservation is also important because it can help to address the cultural literacy challenges of UNESCO in relation to its Sustainable Development Goals program. The museum makes increased cultural literacy possible by serving as an information institution which collects the history of Indonesia. The method used for this study is descriptive research with literature study, where the data was obtained through analysis of the museum website. Information about the process of knowledge preservation was obtained from the IAEA using identification, capture, generation or creation, processing and transformation, storage, search and retrieval, representation, transfer and exchange, and maintenance and renewal. The preservation of knowledge in the museum is comprehensive enough to contribute fully to the increase of cultural literacy in Indonesia.

Keywords— cultural literacy, museum, preservation of knowledge, UNESCO

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