IFLA Call for Papers: Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section

Theme “Local Histories and Genealogies in Multicultural Asia” Date 22-23 August 2018 Venue George Town, Penang, Malaysia Bangunan UAB, Event Hall (ground floor), No 21-25 Gat Lebuh China, George Town World Heritage Site, 10300 Penang Organizer Genealogy and Local History Section joint with the Asia and Oceania Section Host organization Areca Books/Think City  in  cooperation […]

December 15, 2017 - 8:02 am

Spreading library values through global dialogue – IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress

(11 December 2017) IFLA exists in order to empower the library field. Within our community, it supports discussion and debate, and provides tools and guidance to help libraries and library associations. It also promotes the work of libraries to decision-makers, and advocates for the laws, values and funding frameworks that will enable its members to […]

December 12, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Call for papers: “Is knowledge management the new library science?” Satellite Conference 23 August 2018

(28 November 2017) Venue: Xiamen University Malaysia campus (XMUM), Salak Tinggi, Selangor, Malaysia (15 minutes from Kuala Lumpur International Airport) Conference website: The one-day Satellite Conference aims to understand, describe, and demonstrate how KM and library science intersect and differ, especially in terms of how graduates of library science programs use the skills and […]

November 28, 2017 - 7:27 pm

ETD 2018 Taiwan announced, call for proposals

(26 November 2017) NDLTD has announced that ETD 2018, the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, is to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, September 26-28, 2018. This symposium will be a great opportunity for exchanging ETD experiences with professionals from different countries, also connecting to the good practices around the world. The Conference will be hosted […]

November 27, 2017 - 12:15 pm

Win € 2000 plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress 24-30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(7 November 2017) Win € 2000 plus registration and travel to IFLA World Library and Information Congress in 24–30 August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Apply for the 2018 IFLA – BibLibre International Library Marketing Award. The IFLA Section on Management and Marketing in collaboration with BibLibre, Paris, France, has the pleasure to announce the IFLA – […]

November 9, 2017 - 5:41 pm

# Call to Action – Fake News, Misinformation and Post-Truth:

Who is responsible? What are you doing about it? (1 November 2017) We have all been hearing about these topics via various media and communication platforms, but how do we move the agenda forward – From Talk to Action? Singapore Management University Libraries invites you to a forum where you will hear the voices of […]

November 1, 2017 - 3:56 pm

Call for volunteers for IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

(30 October 2017)  The Malaysian National Committee of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2018 ( is calling for Volunteers for the Congress, 24th through 30th August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur! Up to 300 positions are available. Volunteers must be 18 years of […]

October 31, 2017 - 7:55 am

2017 PRRLA meeting presentations published

(26 October 2017)  Presentations from the 2017 Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance annual meeting, Challenges and Opportunities: PRRLA Libraries as Strategic Assets for Research, which took place in Zhejiang University, China, 17-20 October 2017, are now available. The announcement is here.

October 26, 2017 - 3:16 pm

CONSAL XVII website opens for visitors

(23 October 2017) The 17th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians takes place 2-5 May 2018 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.  Visit the Congress website.

October 23, 2017 - 3:59 pm

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

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

IFLA WLIC 2018 key dates announced

(23 August 2017) The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2018 has announced key dates on its website,  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

CONSAL XVII call for papers

CONSAL17 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 CONSAL XVII website is here:  

August 17, 2017 - 8:07 pm

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

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