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

Journals Online Management Meeting in Sri Lanka

(30 August 2016) INASP has announced the Second Journals Online Management Meeting 2016 will be held from 31 August to 2 September 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting will be officially opened by Prof. Sirimali Fernando, Chairperson and Dr Thamara Dias, Acting Director General of the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka. “The meeting […]

September 1, 2016 - 7:41 am

Singapore delegation welcomed at the ALIA National 2016 Conference

(29 August 2016,  Adelaide) The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) welcomes a delegation of senior Singapore librarians to the ALIA National 2016 Conference being held in Adelaide, with six representatives from the National Library Board. Sue McKerracher, Chief Executive Office of ALIA, said: We invited colleagues from the National Library of Singapore with the […]

August 29, 2016 - 4:01 pm

IFLA WLIC 2018 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(18 August 2016) During the Closing Session of IFLA WLIC 2016, IFLA President Donna Scheeder officially announced the host location for the World Library and Information Congress 2018 is Malaysia. The conference is scheduled for August 2018. 2018年国际图联世界图书馆与信息大会:马来西亚吉隆坡 A detailed press release is here.‎ The announcement is here. CMW has more.

August 19, 2016 - 7:30 am

ALIRG Workshop 2016, Taiwan

(21 July 2016) The ALIRG (previously known as Taiwan-Singapore-Thailand LIS Research Group), is a collaborative effort among several LIS researchers from Taiwan (National Taiwan Normal University ), Singapore (Nanyang Technological University), Thailand (KhonKaen University, Mahasarakham University), Malaysia (University of Malaya), Philippines (Ateneo de Manila University), Japan and India. The purpose of the Workshop series is […]

July 23, 2016 - 8:08 am