Asia Pacific

Wolters Kluwer Health broadens global reach of Ovid Discovery with expanded multi-language search offerings

(17 April 2018) Wolters Kluwer Health announced today an expansion of local language search capabilities in Ovid® Discovery that lets clinicians quickly and easily search evidence-based guidelines and other medical resources in German, Chinese, and six other languages. Clinicians now have a single point of entry to search across a healthcare institution’s information resources in […]

April 19, 2018 - 8:10 pm
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Winning combination for collaboration on plagiarism: SMU Libraries and Student Council of Discipline (SCD)

By Mei Tan* (17 April 2018) Plagiarism in higher education is a reality that will not go away any time soon.   In Singapore Management University (SMU) Libraries, we observed that there had been an increase in requests for plagiarism workshops in recent years.   We also realised from the onset that conducting library workshops on plagiarism […]

April 17, 2018 - 2:06 pm
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India’s new four-tier system to counter plagiarism meets with mixed responses

(13 April 2018) The Indian government recently announced the drafting of a policy, which includes a four-tier system, to penalize researchers engaging in academic plagiarism. This announcement has elicited mixed responses among researchers, some applauding the country’s first attempt to hold researchers accountable for research misconduct, some viewing it skeptically, and some others declaring it […]

April 14, 2018 - 3:35 pm
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Continuing the Partnership: IGI Global representatives visit China

(10 April 2018) For over 30 years, IGI Global has partnered with industry-leading Chinese researchers and prominent institutions to provide more than 8,500 contributions to IGI Global publications. As a part of IGI Global’s commitment to its valuable Chinese stakeholders, Nick Newcomer, Director of Marketing, and Josh Witman, Business Manager, visited China to meet with […]

April 13, 2018 - 8:09 am
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Japan is facing a digital manga piracy crisis

(11 April 2018) Digital manga sales are on the rise in Japan. For the first time ever the digital format has overtaken print, but there is a looming crisis when it comes to piracy. One of the most notorious manga pirate websites in Japan drew a whopping 174 million visitors in the month of March, making […]

April 12, 2018 - 11:11 am
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Deakin University hiring Manager Collections and Information Resources

(10 April 2018) The Manager, Collections and Information Resources will work closely with The Library Executive, Managers Faculty Library Services, in order to successfully fulfil the requirements of the role.  They will build and maintain effective client relationships across the University, particularly with the University Solicitor’s Office, the Disability Resources area, and Academic and Faculty […]

April 10, 2018 - 8:03 pm
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Eclat hiring Regional Product Manager, Southeast Asia

Regional Product Manager – S.E. Asia (Job Code –ÉclatRPM08) Designation:                          Regional Product Manager Hours:                                    Full time Reporting To:                        CEO Academic Background:        MBA, MLSc (Master of Library Science) Experience:                            2 -5 yrs experience in product management and sales functions Number of positions:            3 Location:                                Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan (Ready to Travel for the […]

April 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
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University of Melbourne hiring Education Librarian

(7 April 2018) The Education Librarian provides leadership and direction to deliver library services that support the teaching, learning and research outcomes of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) and affiliated research centres. ALIA has the job description. Closing date is 19 April 2018.

April 8, 2018 - 7:32 pm
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Wiley and Lumina Datamatics increase the discoverability of millions of images from Wiley Online Library

(3 April 2018, Hoboken, N.J) John Wiley and Sons Inc. and Lumina Datamatics today announced a new partnership that will enable the discovery and legal use of Wiley’s vast collection of images and figures  on Lumina’s Rights Platform. Lumina Datamatics will increase the accessibility of critical figures and images found in Wiley’s publications, while empowering […]

April 6, 2018 - 10:01 am
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Arup, Hong Kong, hiring Digital Initiatives Librarian

Responsibilities: • Develop strategy for adopting digital platform to information management and library services • Develop, provide, evaluate and enhance digital systems and the service portfolio • Evaluate and make recommendations concerning the selection and implementation of new digital technologies to enhance reference services and library instruction • Create assets for e-learning initiatives and promotion […]

April 5, 2018 - 3:39 pm
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Yao Jue Music Academy Limited, Hong Kong hiring Orchestra Librarian and Project Officer

(4 April 2018)  Responsibilities include music procurement, music preparation, and concert/rehearsal duties. Requirements include Degree in music or equivalent musical knowledge; Experience or knowledge for a performing ensemble; Comprehensive knowledge of music theory, history, orchestration, transposition, and notation conventions; Experience with computer music notation software and/or facility with hand manuscript notation; and Fluent spoken & […]

April 5, 2018 - 3:31 pm
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Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! 2018-2: QS Subject rankings and THE’s new releases – Japanese Universities and the Arab League

(5 April 2018) Many of our rankings appear once a year.  QS and THE slice and dice their datasets to create subsets of their annual rankings.  Are following these releases worth our time? QS adds two subjects: Library & Information Management and Classics & Ancient History Asia has more ranked universities in Materials Science than […]

April 5, 2018 - 2:36 pm
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Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) Mid-Term Meeting & Seminar, Seoul, 9-11 April, 2018

(3 April 2018) The RSCAO Mid-term Meeting and Seminar 2018 will be held on 9-11 April 2018 in Seoul hosted by Korean Library Association (KLA) and National Library of Korea (NLK). Name of event : Seminar for Cooperation with Libraries in Asia and Oceania Date and time : 2018.4.11 (Wed) 13:30-18:00 Venue : The International Conference Room […]

April 4, 2018 - 10:30 am
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IGI Global new unprecedented InfoSci-Database pricing

(2 April 2018) Reinforcing its commitment to the complete worldwide dissemination of innovative research, IGI Global, a leading academic publisher, is offering unprecedented pricing for its award-winning InfoSci-Databases including InfoSci-Journals and InfoSci-Books. This new pricing structure is designed to ensure that institutions worldwide have the ability to acquire the latest innovative research at affordable rates. […]

April 2, 2018 - 9:37 am
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BSLA Project Report: Sri Lanka (2015-2018) “Establishment and Promotion of Professional Ethics Culture among Library and Information Professionals”

(27 March 2018) Get inspired by the path taken by the Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) in strengthening their library and information sector! Questions and answers by the project team and the Sri Lanka Library Association. The story about Building Strong Library Associations is here.

March 31, 2018 - 2:37 pm
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