Asia Pacific

British Library hiring Head of Asian and African Collections

(7 March 2017) The British Library is recruiting a Head of Asian and African Collections, based in at St Pancras in Central London, to lead their collections and curation team and work on the strategic development of their renowned collections. This opportunity is compelling and without rival. It is a strategic leadership post where you […]

March 8, 2017 - 4:20 pm
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New Chinese COPE resources

(7 March 2017) COPE has published new Chinese translations of COPE resources. Guidelines: Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers Discussion document: What constitutes authorship? Flowcharts: Complete set of flowcharts Other Chinese COPE material Code of Conduct Code of Conduct for journal editors Code of Conduct for publishers

March 8, 2017 - 4:11 pm
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Revamping libraries to be vibrant places of learning

(7 March 2017) The Straits Times reports that four newly renovated public libraries will reopen this year in Sengkang, Bukit Panjang, Tampines and Bedok, Singapore, with facilities such as a workspace with 3D printers and a storytelling room for children. Adults will also be encouraged to read more as well as more widely, following a […]

March 8, 2017 - 3:53 pm
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Pioneers of Chinese Dance Digital Archive

(7 March 2017) The Pioneers of Chinese Dance Digital Archive is a digital photograph collection designed to make the history of twentieth-century Chinese dance accessible to international researchers. The project was started at the University of Michigan Asia Library in 2014, with support from the Center for World Performance Studies, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, […]

March 8, 2017 - 7:42 am
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NLB scholarships for library development

(28 February 2017) The National Library Board offers scholarships to promising talents in Singapore to pursue full-time undergraduate and postgraduate studies in fields to advance library development and also to grow domain expertise in various knowledge fields e.g. history and early childhood development. As an NLB scholar, you will play a key role in fulfilling […]

March 7, 2017 - 6:42 pm
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Time To Know introduces its insight-driven education solution at APAC Regional Sales Conference

(February 2017, Hong Kong) Time To Know, a leader in the global Ed-Tech industry launched its latest product line, ECHO at their regional Sales Conference held in Hong Kong from 21-22 February 2017. The company’s leading Ed-Tech partners came from seven countries throughout the Asia Pacific (APAC) region to participate in the unveiling of the […]

March 6, 2017 - 3:01 pm
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China Ancient Books Preservation and Conservation Association attends the launching ceremony of Chinese Ancient Books Preservation and Conservation Public-welfare Project held by Caitong Securities

(3 March 2017) On 26 February, China Ancient Books Preservation and Conservation Association attended the launching ceremony of Chinese Ancient Books Preservation and Conservation Public-welfare Project held by Caitong Securities Co., Ltd.  Liu Huiping, chairman of the Association, addressed a speech on behalf of the Association. Zhang Zhiqing, executive deputy chairman of the Association and […]

March 5, 2017 - 1:25 pm
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Be the Scholarly Communications Librarian at UNSW Australia

(3 March 2017) The UNSW Library manages the Research Output System (ROS) and the UNSWorks institutional repository to harvest, manage and make openly available the research outputs of the university. A key priority of the Library is to provide leadership, advocacy, information and advice to academic staff and higher degree research students on the selection […]

March 5, 2017 - 1:22 pm
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DST recruiting Deputy Director, Research Information Services x 2 (SA or VIC)

(3 March 2017) Defence Science & Technology Group (DST) is seeking to fill  two EL1 positions in Research Information Services (RIS).  The Deputy Directors will provide leadership in establishing and providing agile services to meet the emerging information needs in an environment of significant change. The Deputy Director – Research Information Resources and Infrastructure (DDRIRI) […]

March 5, 2017 - 1:17 pm
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Australian Catholic University hiring Senior Librarian (Support Services)

(3 March 2017) The Senior Librarian (Support Services) leads a team of staff based across multiple campuses that provide resource description and discovery for library resources in all formats. These resources support learning, teaching and research by meeting the information and access needs of students and staff, with particular emphasis on services to students with […]

March 5, 2017 - 1:12 pm
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CHOR continues international expansion with Australian partnership

By Sara Girard   Australian Research Council and La Trobe University Launch Pilot Program with CHOR to Improve Public Access to Government-Sponsored Research in Peer Reviewed Publications (2 March 2017, New York, NY)  CHOR, a developer of public access research management solutions, today announced its second international pilot program to assist government funding agencies in the […]

March 5, 2017 - 11:13 am
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Korea’s Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) goes live with Ex Libris Alma Library Management Service

(1 March 2017, Seoul, Korea)  Korea’s Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma® library management platform. The Alma service is integrated with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, which POSTECH has been using for several years. Ranked as the top university in Korea by the […]

March 2, 2017 - 3:43 pm
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University of Hong Kong hiring Research and Data Services Librarian

(27 February 2017) Applications are invited for appointment as Research and Data Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries, to commence as soon as possible, on a fixed-term basis of two years, with the possibility of renewal. The job description is here. Closes 18 March 2017.

February 28, 2017 - 4:06 pm
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Maldives Library Association holds Annual General Assembly

(26 February 2017)  The first Annual General Assembly of MLA for 2017 was held on 7th February 2016 at the National Library, Training Institute. 24 people attended the meeting including members and non-members. The main purpose of the meeting: Sharing of the activities accomplished in 2016 Awarding appreciation letter for the people who contributed MLA in 2016 […]

February 28, 2017 - 3:36 pm
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Wollongong City Council hiring Coordinator Library Services

(27 February 2017) Leading a vibrant, positive and energised team, you will combine your excellent communication and customer service skills to provide a quality library service. Developing and applying innovative strategies for the the provision of programs and activities for the community, collection maintenance and planning and providing training for staff and customers are key […]

February 28, 2017 - 3:26 pm
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