Access Dunia Online Conference 2017 : Shaping the Future Library Services Through People & Skills

(27 December 2017) Access Dunia Online Conference 2017 was held on 1st November 2017 in  Subang Jaya, Malaysia. Speakers included Dr Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, CEO & President, IGI Global, (recorded video speech), Mr Michael Qiu, Library Relations Manager, ACS Publications and,  Dr Wong Woei Fuh, Consultant, iGroup (Asia Pacific) Ltd. The event was attended by more […]

December 27, 2017 - 6:44 pm

Call for Papers: Knowledge Management Section joint with Academic and Research Libraries Section and Rare Books and Special Collections Section

Theme: “Digital scholarship and knowledge management: building confidence in the digital world” (13 December 2017) This session at IFLA WLIC 2018, Kuala Lumpur, will explore issues of trust in digital libraries, and the impact of those issues on digital scholarship.  Knowledge management plays a critical role for libraries and organizations seeking to establish trustworthy digital […]

December 26, 2017 - 9:39 am

Call for Papers: The IFLA’s Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section is organizing an open session during the 2018 WLIC in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

(22 December 2017) The theme is Transform Resource Sharing-exceed expectations. IFLA invites papers of all sorts but are especially interested in hearing your experience from the field regarding a broader aspect of ‘sharing’ resources and ideas of users’ perspectives and expectations. The topics of interests include but are not limited to: Resource sharing activities of […]

December 24, 2017 - 3:35 pm

Call for bids to host the 16th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference (ILDS) 2019

(18 December 2017) IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, invites bids from IFLA Members to host the 16th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply (ILDS) Conference to be held in September or October 2019. This conference typically runs 2 to 3 days in length, attracts between 150 and 250 delegates, and operates with […]

December 19, 2017 - 8:18 am

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