Conferences

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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International Forum on Data, Information, and Knowledge for Digital Lives

(22 September 2017) Registration is now open for the International Forum on Data, Information, and Knowledge for Digital Lives. The forum hosts two major conferences: the 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP) and the 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL). The forum will be held at Chulalongkorn University, […]

September 23, 2017 - 1:15 pm
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IFLA WLIC 2018 key dates announced

(23 August 2017) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has announced key dates on its website, https://2018.ifla.org/.  These include registration, accommodation and fees deadline. More key dates are here. IFLA WLIC 2018 will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-30 August 2018.

August 23, 2017 - 9:04 am
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CONSAL XVII call for papers

CONSAL 17 takes place 2 to 5 May 2018 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Its theme is Next Generation Libraries: Collaborate and Connect. In keeping with the theme, the Organizing Committee of CONSAL XVII invites papers for the General Conference. The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. has posted the details. Open Session will focus on how libraries across […]

August 17, 2017 - 8:07 pm
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AROSIM 2018 takes place 26 January 2018

(10 August 2017) The 2018 Workshop on Altmetrics for Research Outputs Measurement and Scholarly Information Management takes place on Friday 26 January 2018 in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The main objective of the AROSIM 2018 workshop is to create a forum to disseminate the latest works on altmetrics for measuring research impact and scholarly information […]

August 10, 2017 - 4:01 pm
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12th AUNILO Meeting proceedings published online

(13 July 2017)  The Proceeding of the 12th AUNILO Meeting: Libraries of ASEAN Universities Network, Enhancing Electronic Resources Capacity in Libraries: Addressing Trends, Issues and Challenges, are online. The meeting was hosted by Universiti Brunei Darussalam Library in 2016. The announcement with links to the proceedings is here.

July 14, 2017 - 8:23 am
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SkillsVision Forum for Librarians

Library Leadership from Resources to Strategies (12 July 2017) The Forum is an opportunity to learn from the library success stories of University of Melbourne, a top ranked university in Australia, in strategical support and leadership. This is a programme designed for library leadership roles supporting fast changing academic workflows ranging from research to innovation […]

July 12, 2017 - 4:09 pm
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Call for Hosting International Congress of Medical Librarianship (ICML) 2021

(7 June 2017) The IFLA Health and Biosciences Libraries Section (HBS) invites expressions of interest to host the 13th International Congress on Medical Librarianship (ICML) in 2021.  The ICML takes place in a city selected through a competitive process. The Congress normally attracts 500+ attendees from around the world. The host organisation will be responsible […]

June 8, 2017 - 2:17 pm
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13th AUNILO Meeting announced

(2 June 2017) The 13th AUNILO Meeting will be held from 7–9 August 2017 at Mahidol University, Thailand hosted by Mahidol University Library and Knowledge Center Mahidol University, Thailand. The theme for this meeting is ASEAN Digital Economy: Challenges and Opportunities for Academic Libraries. In the 13th AUNILO Meeting, library activities that support ASEAN’s digital economy […]

June 2, 2017 - 11:04 am
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2017 APLAP Conference papers published online

(16 May 2017) The 11th Conference of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific was held at the National Assembly Library in Seoul, South Korea, from 26-28 April 2017. Its theme was Moving towards a big data era: The roles of parliamentary libraries and research services. Presentations have been published online. They […]

May 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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2nd International Conference of Asian Libraries

(4 May 2017) The Dr. Zakir Husain Library, Jamia Millia Islamia, New  Delhi and the Asian Library Association, New Delhi are hosting ICAL-2017, the 2nd International Conference of Asian Libraries, 26-28 October 2017. The theme is Expanding Digital Footprints: Role of Libraries  & Information Centres. Download the conference brochure. Headquartered at New Delhi, the Asian Library […]

May 6, 2017 - 4:42 pm
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APLAP Executive Committee appointed

(2 May 2017)  At the  Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific General Meeting held during the recent APLAP Conference in Korea, delegates appointed the APLAP Executive Committee. President: Kazuko Sakata (National Diet Library, Japan) Vice-President (Asia): Mihyang Park (National Assembly Library, Korea) Vice-President (Pacific): Asha Kumar (Library of the Parliament of the […]

May 2, 2017 - 3:57 pm
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Sino-Foreign Joint Venture University Libraries 2017 Annual conference held at XJTLU

(4 April 2017) The Association of Sino-Foreign Joint Venture University Libraries held its annual conference at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University on 31 March. More than 80 attendees, including library directors, librarians and external observers from seven Sino-Foreign cooperation universities across China shared their experiences and ideas about new academic library operations while discussing current challenges and […]

April 4, 2017 - 2:32 pm
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2017 BHL Annual Meetings, hosted by the National Library Board, Singapore

(30 March 2017) During 14-17 March 2017, the Biodiversity Heritage Library held its Annual Meetings in Singapore, hosted by the National Library Board. The meetings were attended by 24 BHL partner representatives from nine countries. Four projects were presented. Members selected Los Angeles as the location of the 2018 BHL Annual Meeting. They also elected […]

April 4, 2017 - 7:41 am
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iPRES 2017 to be hosted by Kyoto University

(8 March 2017) Kyoto University has announced that the 14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) will take place from 25 to 29 September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan. The iPRES 2017 hosted by Kyoto University will contribute to promotion of research and development of technologies and services of digital preservation. Like previous iPRES conferences, iPRES […]

March 9, 2017 - 12:19 pm
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