The Experience Area of National Digital Library of China is exhibited in 2016 Chinese Library Annual Conference

(4 November 2016) Through virtual reality, human-machine interaction, video and so on, the Experience Area of the National Digital Library of China displayed the development achievements of the Digital Library Promotion Project, including network interconnection, unified user authentication, cooperative development and sharing of resources, and library big data application. It also provided interactive experiences for […]

November 12, 2016 - 4:07 pm

The ACS publications symposium Innovation on Molecular Sciences was held successfully

(3 November 2016) The American Chemical Society Publications Symposium Innovation in Molecular Science was successfully held at the Friendship Hotel in Beijing on 23-25 Octoober 2016. The conference was organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS) , and co-organized by iGroup China. This symposium is […]

November 3, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Sustainability and libraries: the academic library perspective

(2 November 2016) In June 2016, the Academic Libraries 4 conference, held in Hong Kong, focussed on a theme of sustainability. The conference program held a wide range of presentations on the theme of sustainability, from green initiatives to web archiving, to how to ensure traditional reference and enquiry services can be scaleable and sustainable. […]

November 3, 2016 - 7:30 am

Pustaka Negeri Sarawak poster presentation @ IFLA 2016 : A slideshow of highlights from around the world

(1 November 2016) Pustaka Negeri Sarawak presented a poster titled Sarawak (Malaysia) Family Literacy Program Model: Community Strategies For Promoting Literacy,  at the IFLA WLIC 2016 which was held in the Greater Columbus Convention Centre (GCCC), Columbus, Ohio, USA from 13 to 16 August 2016.  About 3,200 people from 137 countries visited the Congress.  Pustaka […]

November 2, 2016 - 3:22 pm

WRITEconference 2017 meets in Bangkok

Exploring how writing, research, and integrity are being shaped by technology for education (31 October 2016) Technology has created a learning environment which transcends the confines of the physical classroom and offers both educators and students a wealth of opportunities and challenges. At the core of this contemporary technological landscape academic writing remains a fundamental […]

October 31, 2016 - 1:28 pm

Register now for the SCOAP3 Forum 2016

(25 October 2016) SCOAP3 is hosting its annual online Forum: an open event presenting achievements to date, current status and future plans. The Forum also offers an opportunity to ask questions, and give suggestions, to representatives of the SCOAP3 international governance and the operations team at CERN. The audience in previous years included librarians, publishers, researchers, research administrators and […]

October 27, 2016 - 4:12 pm

CCDSCR library conference held in Macau

(26 October 2016) The 11th Conference on Cooperative Development and Sharing of Chinese Resources was officially opened yesterday at the Grand Ballroom of MGM, Macau. The two-day conference is themed  Post-digital Era – the Cooperation, Utilization and Promotion of Chinese Resources. On this event, local library representatives are expected to meet foreign specialists to promote an […]

October 27, 2016 - 12:35 pm

Brief report of the 2016 Chinese Institutional Repository Conference and launch of the new repository group in China, CHAIR

(19 October 2016) The 4th annual Chinese Institutional Repository Conference took place in Chongqing, China on September 21-22, 2016, with the theme of “Rich functions and extended roles for institutional repositories”. The conference was jointly organized by National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and CIRG (Chinese institutional repository implementation group), and Chongqing University […]

October 23, 2016 - 9:12 am

Digital Humanities – Opportunities and Risks: Connecting Libraries and Research

This IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017 takes place in Berlin, Germany on 15-17 August 2017 and is hosted by BBAW, DARIAH-EU, DINI, IFLA, LIBER and the Library of the Humboldt University Berlin. Digital Humanities is widely understood to mean the use of computer-aided and data-driven research methods and techniques in both the arts and humanities. Some […]

October 18, 2016 - 2:39 pm

CONSAL XVI Proceedings

(13 October 2016) The proceedings of the 16th CONSAL Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, 2015, can be downloaded from the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians website.

October 15, 2016 - 4:04 pm

Australia, New Zealand and Singapore library associations to work together to deepen ties

(12 October 2016, Canberra)  Australia, New Zealand and Singapore library associations have agreed to work together to promote the library and information sector (LIS) across the three countries and will produce a joint conference in 2018 to be held at the Gold Coast. The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), the Library Association of Singapore […]

October 12, 2016 - 3:52 pm

Copyright Clearance Center’s subsidiary RightsDirect hosting complimentary copyright education events in India

(5 October 2016, Danvers, Mass.) RightsDirect, a wholly owned subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), is hosting complimentary copyright compliance education events in India on Tuesday 25 October, at the Jnana Jyothi Auditorium of the University of Bangalore and Thursday 27 October, at the Sofitel Mumbai BKC. RightsDirect provides licensing and information management solutions […]

October 8, 2016 - 4:10 pm

An International Symposium: Trends in Open Science and the Role of Libraries

(3 October 2016) The National Diet Library will sponsor a symposium featuring Ms. Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, president of the Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche, or Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER). LIBER actively promotes Open Science in Europe, and Ms. Hormia-Poutanen will speak about the efforts of European research libraries and national libraries to stay […]

October 3, 2016 - 8:21 pm

Call for participation – New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget

(19 September 2016) National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS) – University of Colombo, in collaboration with Goethe-Institut – Colombo, is organizing a regional workshop on New Trends in Library Space Design: Library Design with Low Cost or No Budget from 21-22 November 2016. The objective of the workshop is to empower library professionals on planning […]

September 20, 2016 - 4:55 pm

Report from the SEALG Annual Meeting 2016, Copenhagen

(14 September 2016) The Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asia Library Group 2016 took place on 24-25 June 2016 in Copenhagen hosted by the Library of the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS). Participants from Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand and the United Kingdom attended this year’s meeting. An account of the meeting […]

September 15, 2016 - 9:53 pm