Conferences

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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Thailand to host 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)

(23 February 2017) Conferences recently announced include RAILS 2017,  Adelaide, Australia, 28-30 November 2017; Connecting the Colonies: Empires and Networks in the History of the Book, Hobart, Australia, 22-24 November 2017;  PLAI Congress 2017 Bacolod City, Philippines, 21-24 November 2017; A-LIEP 2017, 13-15 November 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand; and ICADL 2017, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 November […]

February 23, 2017 - 2:20 pm
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Host sought for the international Research Data Alliance community’s meeting in early 2018

(23 January 2017) The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Council is seeking proposals from organisations or countries interested in hosting the 11th RDA Plenary meeting in early 2018 (from late February to early April). The Research Data Alliance (RDA) brings together a diverse community of data scientists, librarians, computer scientists, and domain scientists coming from both […]

January 25, 2017 - 1:18 am
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Applications for IFLA Attendance Grants 2017 are now open

(10 January 2017) The Grants are available to an information professional from Africa, Latin America and Asia/Pacific. Each grant covers the early registration fee of Euro 490 which expires on 15 May 2017. The Attendance Grant will also provide support for travel and/or accommodation of up to Euro 700. Applicants must be able to attend […]

January 11, 2017 - 4:56 pm
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Symposium “Reframing the Archive: The Reuse of Film and Photographic Images in Postcolonial Southeast Asia”

(16 December 2016) This symposium on 1 July 2017 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, will explore the ways in which colonial and postcolonial film and photographic archives have been rearticulated within a range of Southeast Asian political and aesthetic contexts. How have artists and filmmakers sought to subvert existing power relations […]

December 17, 2016 - 4:35 pm
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2016 PRRLA meeting presentations published

(16 December 2016)  All presentations for the 2016 PRRLA meeting, From Vision to Reality: PRRLA Libraries as Strategic Assets for Research, Teaching, and Learning, which took place in Melbourne, 5-7 December, are now available. This also includes a special report on the PRL project, an update from the PRL Collection Development Working Group, and the […]

December 17, 2016 - 4:27 pm
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Malaysia hosts 2018 World Library and Information Congress, event to spur RM44.4million in earnings

(14 December 2016, Kuala Lumpur) The country is expected to generate RM44.4 million ringgit  from the 84th International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC). The winning bid for the congress was led by the Librarians Association of Malaysia (PPM) and National Library of Malaysia (PNM) with support from […]

December 15, 2016 - 3:05 pm
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IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017: Digital Humanities deadline of call for papers extended

(12 December 2016) The IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017 on Digital Humanities will be held in Berlin on 15 – 17 August 2017. The deadline for submitting paper abstracts has now been extended to 15th of January 2017. Please refer to https://dh-libraries.sciencesconf.org/ for details.

December 12, 2016 - 6:26 pm
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