Asia Pacific

STL Sessions at IFLA WLIC in Kuala Lumpur

(15 August 2018) The Science & Technologies Libraries section is proud to announce its session line up for the upcoming IFLA World Library and Information Congress. Please join us for informatitive and exciting presentations on open access and data librarianship! Libraries as Drivers for Open Access Sunday, August 26th @ 9:30-11:30am 1. From green to gold […]

August 15, 2018 - 2:38 pm
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University of Adelaide hiring Acquisitions Coordinator

(15 August 2018) The Acquisitions Coordinator is an exciting new role to provide exemplary leadership to the acquisitions team and ensure the delivery of scholarly resources which meet the needs of researchers, teaching staff and students.  The role will assist the Manager Collection Development & Analysis in the management of budget, collection analysis, vendor negotiations […]

August 15, 2018 - 2:27 pm
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University of Sydney selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo

(14 August 2018) Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Sydney has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo® discovery and delivery solution to improve the visibility and accessibility of the university’s unique, extensive collections and provide greater integration and interoperability capabilities for behind-the-scenes library management. […]

August 15, 2018 - 2:17 pm
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SMU hiring Senior Research Librarian, Law / Research Librarian, Law

(13 August 2018) The SMU Libraries invites dynamic, creative and service-oriented individuals to apply for the position of Senior Research Librarian, Law/ Research Librarian, Law. You will be part of an innovative and collaborative team, delivering high quality services as the first line of contact to assist SMU faculty, staff and students in meeting their […]

August 13, 2018 - 4:41 pm
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Mexican consortium implements RemoteXs

(13 August 2018) Mexico’s national consortium of scientific and technological information resources, CONRICyT, has recently implemented RemoteXs.  With more than 400 member institutions and 226,000 FTE, CONRICyt was challenged to provide 24×7 secure access both on and off campus to shared resources including subscription databases, eBooks and eJournals. To meet this goal, CONRICyT replaced EZproxy […]

August 13, 2018 - 1:16 pm
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Queensland Museum hiring Coordinator, Research Resource Centre

(9 August 2018) You will deliver a broad range of high quality library information services via the Research Resource Centre to enrich learning and research for staff, internal and external clients across the Queensland Museum Network (QMN) to meet the diverse needs of the Museum and its audiences. Closing date is 23 August 2018. ALILA […]

August 12, 2018 - 12:32 pm
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The Australian Film Television and Radio School is hiring Library Supervisor

(10 August 2018)  AFTRS is Australia’s Premiere Screen and Broadcast School, established to fuel and empower Australian creativity and storytelling.  AFTRS is consistently rated as one of the top film School’s in the world. Reporting to the Director of School Resources, you will be responsible for: Leading and supervising the AFTRS Library team to ensure […]

August 12, 2018 - 12:28 pm
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Old Chinese airport terminal to become library

(10 August 2018) Part of Shanghai’s first airport will be converted into a public library along the Huangpu River in Xuhui District. The West Bund Library will be built in the terminal building of the old Longhua Airport, and become part of a ‘reading park’ planned for Xuhui’s riverfront, said Lu Xiaohui, director of the […]

August 11, 2018 - 7:39 am
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Myanmar Library Association and 4th Regional Workshop on School Libraries in Southeast Asia, 2018

(8 August 2018) Myat Sann Nyein writes that the Myanmar Library Association (MLA) is helping the country to promote reading, improve access to and use of new technology  in the area of information and ICT literacy development.  MLA pools their resources and make efforts to keep pace with new technology development and adopt suitable technologies […]

August 9, 2018 - 2:28 pm
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2018 Chinese Library Annual Conference held in Langfang

(8 August 2018) The 2018 Annual Conference for the Library Society of China and Chinese Library Exhibition was held in Langfang, Hebei province on 31 May and 1 June. The annual conference was organized by the Library Society of China and the People’s Government of Langfang Municipal under the guidance of the Ministry of Culture […]

August 9, 2018 - 10:29 am
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ALIA LAS and LIANZA communique

(3 August 2018) The Presidents, Board members and Executives of the Australian Library and Information Association, Library Association of Singapore and Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa met on Wednesday 1 August, during the Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference, held at the Gold Coast Conference and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia. Discussions included creating […]

August 8, 2018 - 5:23 pm
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University of Melbourne hiring Manager, Scholarly Communications

(6 August 2018) This position manages the Open Access program and represents Scholarly Services interests regarding all aspects of open access within the University, locally, nationally and internationally. Specifically, the Manager Scholarly Communication plans, develops, delivers and evaluates an Open Access program for greater visibility and access to Research outputs of the university. ALIA has […]

August 7, 2018 - 2:03 pm
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OCLC partners with National Library of New Zealand to implement WorldShare Interlibrary Loan services

Te Puna Interloan Migration Project supports ongoing commitment to OCLC metadata and resource sharing services (30 July 2018, Melbourne) OCLC has extended its partnership with the National Library of New Zealand with an agreement to provide more than 200 New Zealand libraries access to WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL), which connects thousands of libraries around the […]

August 7, 2018 - 1:48 pm
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Information literacy in the ASEAN region and beyond

(3 August 2018) Registration is open for the IFLA Information Literacy Section WLIC Satellite Meeting: Information Literacy in the ASEAN Region and Beyond which takes place at the Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 23 August 2018. It is free, but pre-registration is required and places are limited to 50. Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Chair […]

August 5, 2018 - 4:49 pm
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Ruth’s Rankings 36 – Innovation, Automation, and Technology Part 2: Innovative Companies and Countries

By Ruth Pagell* Who is the most innovative company in Asia-Pac? What Asia-Pac country has the most companies in the Reuters Rankings? Which country is considered most innovative? How many million patent applications were there in 2016? Ruth’s Rankings 36 Part 1 discusses innovation rankings of universities using patents as the featured metric.  Part 2 […]

August 4, 2018 - 1:56 pm
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