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

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