Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) Mid-Term Meeting & Seminar, Seoul, 9-11 April, 2018

(3 April 2018) The RSCAO Mid-term Meeting and Seminar 2018 will be held on 9-11 April 2018 in Seoul hosted by Korean Library Association (KLA) and National Library of Korea (NLK). Name of event : Seminar for Cooperation with Libraries in Asia and Oceania Date and time : 2018.4.11 (Wed) 13:30-18:00 Venue : The International Conference Room […]

April 4, 2018 - 10:30 am

Participation grants for 40 Malaysia delegates in IFLA World Library and Information Congress

(14 March 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made funds available from Persatuan Pustakawan Malaysia (PPM) & Access Dunia Sdn. Bhd. to provide support for 40 Malaysian delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These grants are under the jurisdiction of the Malaysia National […]

March 14, 2018 - 1:51 pm

Invitation to attend IFLA 2018 Satellite meetings

(12 March 2018) The call is for participants to register and attend these Satellite meetings held 23rd Aug 2018. Videogames:  Winning strategies for libraries Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with the IT Section Planning digital preservation: in for the long run Preservation and Conservation Section joint with the IT Section Reinventing Reference with Technology Transformations Reference and Information […]

March 13, 2018 - 7:15 am

ICADL 2018 : The 20th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries

(12 March 2018) Since its beginnings in Hong Kong in 1998, ICADL has become one of the premiere international conferences for digital library research. ICADL 2018 at the University of Waikato in New Zealand offers a valuable opportunity for researchers, educators, and practitioners to share their experiences and innovative developments. The main theme of ICADL […]

March 12, 2018 - 10:56 am

Entries for IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year now open

(1 March 2018) Entries are now open for the IFLA/Systematic Public Library of the Year Award. First offered in 2014, the Award is a wonderful opportunity to showcase new public library buildings and associated programs, and consider their impact on the community. The award is presented to a library anywhere in the world that best […]

March 3, 2018 - 9:30 am

RDA all-day conference on August 23, 2018, hosted by the National Library of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur

(2 March 2018) This event is organized by the RDA Board. It will be held at the National Library of Malaysia, 232 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. Join the conference for a full-day event focused on RDA, and looking particularly at the ways in which RDA is evolving to accommodate the needs of cataloguing communities […]

March 2, 2018 - 4:20 pm

Wolters Kluwer launches UpToDate Advanced to target unwarranted variations in care

Dynamic pathways aid physicians in delivering personalized, patient-specific care (27 February 2018) Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of UpToDate® Advanced™, a guided clinical decision-making solution with dynamic and interactive algorithms as well as lab monographs designed to reduce unwarranted variations in care. Facing shrinking reimbursements and over $540 billion in avoidable costs in […]

March 2, 2018 - 4:08 pm

Southeast Asian Literature Forum in Taiwan to kick off in March

(15 February 2018, Taipei, Taiwan Today) The 2018 Southeast Asian Literature Forum in Taiwan—involving local writers, publishing industry figures and six top talents from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam—is taking place March 2-6 in Taichung, Tainan and Taipei cities. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, the event aims to foster a more […]

February 15, 2018 - 8:42 pm

Satellite meeting: E4GDH Call for papers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, thursday 23 August 2018

(2 February 2018) Health and Biosciences Libraries Section is sponsoring a new special interest group, Evidence for Global & Disaster Health [E4GDH] Theme: Evidence for global and disaster health – where are we now and where do we need to be E4GDH will contribute to this year’s WLIC theme of “Transform Libraries, Transform Societies” with a […]

February 3, 2018 - 5:24 pm

Visit Singapore libraries pre- and post- IFLA WLIC 2018

The Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) welcome you to the IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and extend a neighbourly invitation to you for library visits in Singapore. If you are transiting or stopping over in Singapore and have some free time on either Thursday 23 or […]

January 18, 2018 - 1:18 pm

IFLA World Library and Information Congress participation grants

(15 January 2018) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by providing them with a free registration. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to […]

January 15, 2018 - 7:25 pm

2018 PRRLA Annual Meeting & Program Committee

(13 January 2018) The next Pacific Rim Research Libraries meeting will be held at the University of California, Berkeley from Sunday-Wednesday, September 16-19, 2018.  General announcements will be posted on The announcement and the Program Committee are here.

January 13, 2018 - 7:04 pm

Call for papers: Metropolitan Libraries programme at WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur

(2 January 2018) IFLA’s Metropolitan Libraries Section invites you to submit a proposal for its programme at the 84th IFLA World Library and Information Congress to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-30 August 2018. Theme: “Sanctuaries in the city: the public library as a safe space” The Section intends to explore how public libraries […]

January 4, 2018 - 3:52 pm

Call for papers: Librarian fashion: what does the way we dress say about us?

(30 December 2017) The topic of Librarian Fashion opens a myriad of questions: Should librarians wear a uniform? Can we wear tattoos? Should we dress with dignity – and what does dignity mean? What about piercings? Jewels? Religious or political symbols? Does it depend on a personal choice, on the country we live in, or […]

December 31, 2017 - 7:47 am

Call for poster presentations: Another opportunity for Malaysian librarians to participate in IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

(26 December 2017) Rashidah Begum Fazal Mohamed writes that IFLA WLIC 2018 is another opportunity for Malaysian librarians to excel in the poster sessions. At WLIC in Wroclaw the poster presentation The Buggy Ride @ Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda Library, Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia won the Best IFLA Poster 2017 award. Once again IFLA WLIC […]

December 27, 2017 - 6:50 pm