Asia Pacific

LiYuan Library, Beijing : Huairou Building

(7 May 2018) This project is modest addition to the small village of Huairou on the outskirts of Beijing, just under a two hours drive from busy Beijing urban life. It was a category winner for Culture in the WAF Awards 2012. On the one hand it forms a modern programmatic complement to the village […]

May 9, 2018 - 11:08 pm

University of South Australia hiring Manager: Library Services

(8 May 2018) This position is responsible for a campus based Library team, and is responsible for addressing strategic campus and Division based issues. This position is also responsible for the management and the delivery of facilities, services and resources in support of the academic programs and the research activities of the University. Closing date […]

May 9, 2018 - 10:47 pm

Vice President U Myint Swe delivers speech at closing ceremony of CONSAL XVII

(5 May 2018) Vice President U Myint Swe delivered a speech at the closing ceremony of the 17th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XVII) at the Myanmar International Convention Centre-II (MICC-II) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon. Vice President U Myint Swe said that by hosting the CONSAL XVII, Myanmar had successfully conducted works […]

May 5, 2018 - 5:28 pm

NTU Libraries hiring Librarian/Senior Librarian

(4 May 2018) NTU Libraries are looking for a passionate individual who has an interest in transforming disorganized data into high quality, value-added information which enables effective decision making. The incumbent will be in based in the Planning, Research and Analytics team but will have to work across multiple stakeholders to plan, develop and refine […]

May 4, 2018 - 2:59 pm

Ruth’s Rankings 34: Authors: Part 2 – Who are you?

By Ruth Pagell* Who is the best researcher in the world? Who has the most citations in Asia? Who has the most citations at Shanghai Jiao Tong University? Who is credited with the most citations in Physics and Astronomy at Nanjing Tech? See Conclusion for answers. (3 May 2018) Ruth’s Rankings 33 describes the processes […]

May 3, 2018 - 1:52 pm

Bid to host ETD 2019, the 22nd International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations

(27 April 2018) The NDLTD Conference Standing Committee is accepting bids to host the 22nd International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, ETD 2019. Hosting this prestigious international conference is a unique prospect since it also brings value to the hosting institution.  As a host, the institution gains recognition as  a thought leader in the […]

April 29, 2018 - 7:25 pm

Durian odour causes panic; 600 evacuated from Australia library

(29 April 2018, Melbourne) The pungent smell of the rotten durian fruit at an Australian university library has been mistaken for a gas leak, prompting an evacuation of the building. Specialist crews wearing masks searched the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology university campus library on Saturday, but all they found was rotting durian in a […]

April 29, 2018 - 2:48 pm

IFLA Regional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) Mid-Term Meeting 9-11 April 2018: Seoul

(26 April 2018) The RSCAO Mid Term Meeting was hosted by the National Library of Korea (NLK) and the Korean Library Association (KLA) from 9 to 11 April 2018 in Seoul, Korea, reports Dr. Nor Edzan Che Nasir. The Seminar for Cooperation with Libraries in Asia and Oceania with the theme Libraries for Transforming Local […]

April 27, 2018 - 3:03 pm

Now Available: 6,900 additional images from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

(26 April 2018) The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has contributed approximately 6,900 additional images of works in diverse media across its broad and comprehensive collecting areas to the Artstor Digital Library. The extensive selection in Artstor features highlights from the encyclopedic collection including ancient works from different cultures; the arts of many countries across […]

April 26, 2018 - 1:55 pm

Online Buddhist Library listed in world’s top digital libraries

(10 April 2018) The National Taiwan University Research Center for Digital Humanities is responsible for maintaining and operating the Digital Library and Museum of Buddhist Studies (DLMBS), a website devoted to compiling bibliographies, full-text articles, and other research resources in the field of Buddhist studies. The DLMBS was established by Prof. Heng-Ching Shih of the […]

April 25, 2018 - 3:20 pm

Wiley partners with World Scientific to offer affordable digital content in Asia

(24 April 2018, Hoboken, N.J.) John Wiley and Sons Inc., today announced a new partnership with World Scientific Publishing, a leading international independent publisher of books and journals for the scholarly, research and professional communities. The partnership will provide access to Wiley’s library of over 8,000 digital textbooks increasing to over 9,000 including the World […]

April 25, 2018 - 9:18 am

A Close Collaboration: IGI Global collaborates with NSTL to bring research to China

(20 April 2018) Since 2008, IGI Global has partnered with the Chinese National Science and Technology Library (NSTL) to provide scholarly journals to prestigious Chinese institutions through its award-winning InfoSci-Journals database. NSTL, established in 2000, is a public service organization providing science and technology information resources to over 500 institutions, including National Science Library of […]

April 24, 2018 - 11:07 am

Reading Charter launched in Hong Kong

(22 April 2018) Hong Kong Public Libraries has launched the Reading Charter, inviting the public to enjoy reading by setting their own reading goals. To tie in with World Book Day and encourage the public to discover and share the joy of reading, the Leisure & Cultural Services Department held a fun day at Central […]

April 23, 2018 - 7:15 pm

Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children (Australia) hiring Manager, Library and Information Services

(20 April 2018) The successful candidate will have a commitment to the provision of exemplary specialist library services and a desire to make a major contribution to the quality of professional endeavour in the field of sensory disabilities. The key focus of this role will be to provide support to RIDBC’s research and postgraduate education, […]

April 20, 2018 - 4:20 pm

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