Asia Pacific

Asia’s first short story dispenser arrives at Hong Kong Baptist University Library

(16 October 2017) This past August, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) Library launched Asia’s first story dispenser. This dispenser is the creation of Short Edition, a publishing startup based in the city of Grenoble, France. The appeal of this cultural innovation is hard to dispute, with hundreds of articles about it being penned since its […]

October 17, 2017 - 2:50 pm
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IGI Global Executive Editor’s Asia keynote tour to raise the industry standard

(16 October 2017, Hershey, PA) IGI Global’s Executive Editor, Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, will be doing a keynote tour throughout Asia in partnership with iGroup, and will be emphasizing the collaboration between librarians, researchers, publishers, content distributors and indexing and abstracting services to maintain and improve scientific knowledge. He will be speaking at various IGCLC conferences […]

October 14, 2017 - 7:52 am
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SMU Libraries hiring Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst

(12 October 2017) The Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst works collaboratively with the entire Library team and other stakeholders of the Singapore Management University Community to develop data-informed approach for achieving strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs. LAS has the full job description.

October 13, 2017 - 8:53 am
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84th IFLA General Conference Assembly, WLIC 2018, Malaysia

(11 October 2017) Registration for the 2018 IFLA World Library and Information Congress is now open. The 84th IFLA Conference will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 24-30 August 2018. Attendees can register via the Congress website. Please note that if you registered for one of the previous IFLA Congresses since 2012 via the […]

October 12, 2017 - 4:54 pm
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Penang Digital Library Phase 2 will be ready in 2018

(10 October 2017, George Town) The Penang Digital Library Phase 2 (PDL-P2) to be constructed in the state government quarters building here is expected to be fully operational by the end of Dec next year. “The existing PDL can only accommodate 100 to 120 users at any one time on weekdays and it can not […]

October 11, 2017 - 4:36 pm
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National Library to launch database for Master Catalogue of Malay Manuscripts next year

(11 October 2017, Kuala Lumpur, (Bernama)  The National Library of Malaysia (PNM) will launch the database for the Master Catalogue of Malay Manuscripts next year in a bid to uplift the status and provide intellectual evidence of the greatness of Malay civilisation, said PNM director-general Nafisah Ahmad. She said this would be the first database […]

October 11, 2017 - 3:52 pm
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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University hiring Academic Liaison and Reference Librarian

Department: University Library      Vacancies:  2      Job ID: 994993 Position Overview: (10 October 2017) XJTLU is a unique collaboration, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK and Chinese accredited undergraduate degrees. It is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), only 24 minutes due west from […]

October 10, 2017 - 4:41 pm
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LKCMedicine Medical Library opens for business

(6 October 2017) The Medical Library of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore is officially open on 28 August 2017 in conjunction with the School’s grand opening. Crowning the 20th floor of the Clinical Sciences Building is the rooftop Medical Library which not only boasts an impressive collection of medical journals, […]

October 6, 2017 - 11:14 am
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Copyright Clearance Center’s subsidiary RightsDirect partners with Meteo Inc. to add more than one million Japanese medical articles to RightFind

(2 October 2017, Danvers, Mass.)   RightsDirect, a subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), today announced they are partnering with Meteo Inc., a leading provider of Japanese medical information. Using RightFind® and RightsLink® offerings available through CCC and RightsDirect, Meteo will expand global sales of its articles and help increase the company’s brand awareness for […]

October 4, 2017 - 7:29 am
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic Library hiring Systems Analyst

(1 October 2017) As a Systems Analyst, you will provide IT related services and support to the Lien Ying Chow Library, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: *           Day-to-day IT operations in the library which includes software applications, end-point computing devices and smart systems; *           Ensure IT […]

October 2, 2017 - 1:59 pm
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Indian professor in China explains how public libraries are benefiting Chinese society

(27 September 2017) What could be the best way to construct a better society? asks Dr Rajiv Ranjan. Imparting free education and opening the gates of learning centres to all. Libraries are repositories of knowledge, and as was argued by Francis Bacon centuries ago, knowledge is power. Public libraries in China are serving not only […]

September 28, 2017 - 7:54 pm
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Civica hiring Librarian

(27 September 2017, Singapore) The Librarian will Manage and/or assist to manage the daily operations of the library. Oversee the handling of tasks such as performing library loan transactions, acquisitions, cataloguing and processing of library resources, execution of library programmes and activities, etc. Provide reference, information and research services to assist library patrons in their research […]

September 27, 2017 - 2:41 pm
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Federation University Ballarat hiring Director Library and Learning Spaces

(26 September 2017) The Director – Library and Learning Spaces ensures the quality, relevancy and efficiency of library services and learning spaces through a combination of ways: through the building of strategic and collaborative partnerships and communication networks across the tertiary education sector and across the University; through ensuring library collections, programs and services, and learning […]

September 26, 2017 - 10:18 am
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Senior Manager, Research and Learning Monash University, Malaysia Campus

(25 September 2017) Monash University is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced professional for the position of Senior Manager, Research and Learning in the Library and Learning Commons. The incumbent will lead a team of professional librarians, learning skills advisers and technical experts, who work closely with the schools to meet their various teaching and […]

September 25, 2017 - 4:09 pm
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iLPixel releases ImaChek, a suite of image analysis solutions

(22 September 2017, Singapore)  iLPixel Global releases ImaChek, a suite of image analysis solutions for promoting scientific integrity and detecting image misconduct. Free trials are available for all first-time users of ImaChek Pro. ImaChek Pro : Tapping into advanced image analysis algorithms, the system automates the process to detect reutilized images. Users simply upload their […]

September 24, 2017 - 11:10 am
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